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Publisher Description

On December 15, 1999, heavy overnight rain was forecasted for the tip of southwestern Washington. By the next morning, a young family awoke to pounding rain and the sight of a current of water rushing directly towards their home. A nearby river, swollen from the rains, had flowed beyond its banks and broken a local dike. Before they could escape, they were trapped by the rapidly rising water and dangling power lines.
The local sheriff's department attempted a boat rescue, but the current was too strong, and the U.S. Coast Guard was called in. A chopper rescued the parents and infant just before the river engulfed their property. Hear this story from those who lived it, as we talk to the couple who was rescued, as well as Coast Guard and sheriff's department personnel.

GENRE
News
NARRATOR
JC
Jim Cantore
LENGTH
00:21
hr min
RELEASED
2007
October 30
PUBLISHER
The Weather Channel Inc.
PRESENTED BY
Audible.com
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
16.7
MB

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