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Flooding subsides after record rain swamps El Paso

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  • Pat Neuman
    Updated 8/6/2006 7:00 PM ET Flooding subsides after record rain swamps El Paso EL PASO (AP) — With only a slight chance of showers in the forecast, recovery
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      Updated 8/6/2006 7:00 PM ET
      Flooding subsides after record rain swamps El Paso

      EL PASO (AP) — With only a slight chance of showers in the forecast,
      recovery and cleanup efforts were underway Sunday as this normally
      arid city slowly dried out from more than a week of flooding storms.
      More than 15 inches of rain — nearly twice the annual average for the
      desert city — has fallen in El Paso since July 27, City Manager Joyce
      Wilson said.

      The deluge sent mud and rocks cascading into some parts of the city,
      destroying as many as 300 homes and causing an estimated $100 million
      in damage, Wilson said
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      floods_x.htm?csp=24>
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