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This is probably pretty exagerated. I live in Cali and more Places here are either pretty high elevation or completely unflat ground. Most homes in CA simply could not be flooded because they are on hills and they ones that arnt are in huge flat planes that are at least 400ft above sea level. There are only a few valleys and they are probably the only places that really might need to worry.

But hey if they didnt exagerate they would make less ad revenue.
Are you sure you live in CA? Half of the damn state is a valley.

If the rain storm is as big as they are saying, it will flood the entire central valley. There is an enormous population that lives here and massive amounts of food come out of here. This would make the flood back in 1997 look like a pool party. You will all be missing us when the food prices go through the roof.
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well its been nice knowing you guys, guess we're screwed...
    
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Wouldn't surprise me if insurance companies are behind this to scare people into buying flood insurance they know they'll never actually need.

/tinfoil hat
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I should probably start constructing my ark and gathering 2 of every animal then.
If it rains for 40 days where is all of this rain coming from? Who gets the prolonged dry spell during our biblical rainstorm?
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lol i live in the bay area so i'm probably screwed. o well. we all knew this day was coming. bring it.

it'll probably be epic like 2012. lulz



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Lots of people missing the bright side of this, Our water reserves would be filled dramatically during this time period!

As long the water treatment plants don't get overflowed, or we would have a Cholera problem
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And those of you cheering for the destruction of the state - bad form. This is peoples' lives we are talking about here.
They should look at it this way. AMD and Intel would be underwater too.
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post #49 of 124
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This is probably pretty exagerated. I live in Cali and more Places here are either pretty high elevation or completely unflat ground. Most homes in CA simply could not be flooded because they are on hills and they ones that arnt are in huge flat planes that are at least 400ft above sea level. There are only a few valleys and they are probably the only places that really might need to worry.

But hey if they didnt exagerate they would make less ad revenue.
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I'm sure California can afford to pay some Canadians to come down and show you guys how to drive in two feet of powder.
Fast and sideways?
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