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Chance Of Flooding Likely, Says Climatologist

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:29 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Shaylon Cochran

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State Climatologist Harry Hillaker says it’s still too early to tell precisely what the spring season will bring, but says there is a slight increase in the chance for flooding. He says that slight increase is due to relatively high river levels right now in addition to a colder than normal winter. Hillaker adds we are currently in a wet period which could contribute to spring floods if temperatures remain low and snow continues to pile up.