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By Erin Tierney
The Creswell Chronicle 

Soggy days - 'Snorkels recommended'


April 11, 2019

Maggie Rothauge/Community submission

Maggie Rothauge captured this overwhelming flood scene on Ricketts Road on Monday morning, April 8. Ricketts Road is located just north of Creswell on Highway 99, and runs west.southwest off the highway to Sher Khan and south of Camas Swale.

While people are still trying to catch their breath from the aftermath of the February snowstorm that collected over 19 inches of snow, Creswell again fell prey to weather conditions between April 5-8 - this time being hit by loads of rain.

Dan Grousbeck at Dan's Plants on Davisson Road keeps track of the rainfall, and said his property received 7.37 inches of rain. The ground has become too saturated with water, that there is simply no place for it to go.

This weather has been no good for his property, his plants, or his business, Grousbeck said, and hopes to see sunnier days by the time...

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