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November 29, 2012
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Rain could bring minor flooding

Rain from Wednesday will continue through Sunday, coming in waves, bringing the possibility of minor flooding on creeks and the possibility for mudslides on recently burned areas.Precipitation through Friday will moisten the ground enough that when the final wave of precipitation hits the area on Saturday, the ground will not be able to soak up any more water, National Weather Service Meteorologist Shane Snyder said.“It will be moist enough that the ground won’t soak up any more water,” he said.Mud flows and slides are possible in areas that have burned recently, he said. The potential, in the burned areas, for …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Nov 29, 2012 03:56AM Published Nov 29, 2012 03:55AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.