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Three Winter Storms Research Paper

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The three winter storms brought freezing temperatures of 20°F, and torrential rains that did not recede fast enough, as the soil, and low lying watershed was saturated from previous rains. Rescue boats capsized, bridges collapsed, and people drowned as many were not able to swim. There were failed rescue attempts to save stranded victims, many standing on second stories, and rooftops in freezing temperatures. The photo shows calmer waters that have subsided to make a safe rescue. Horizontal water marks on the buildings indicate the maximum height of the flood waters in Dayton.
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