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Unformatted text preview: This wiped out the whole town, some were evacuated, and others were rescued by boat. Several rivers flooded in all parts of the state causing residents to leave their homes and in some cases leave their town for it may be there when they return. Several towns were under 4 or more feet of water. Water patrol team rescued 25 people alone in one town today and some 65,000 volunteers helped out at St. Joseph’s hospital. Meanwhile, many upstream residents were cleaning out their homes and working well with each other as the flood passed on. Several residents could not face the sight of all of their destroyed possessions and refused to go back home. One lady said that her children have such bad allergies and with no gas and electricity they would not be able to return at all....
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2010 for the course GEOLOGY Envs 115 taught by Professor Schultz during the Spring '07 term at Santa Barbara City.
- Spring '07