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Washington state tragedy reminds Wilkes of flood threats

Alyssa Stencavage, L&A&E Editor

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The recent events in Washington State, which have destroyed homes and taken lives, are a reminder to us all of the damage severe weather can cause.

That rainfall is a familiar scene to North Eastern Pennsylvania residents. In fact, the flood of 20-11, and even going as far back to the Agnes Flood of 19-72, caused serious damage to homes and forced evacuations.

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Washington state tragedy reminds Wilkes of flood threats