CHEHALIS, Wash. - The heavy rains fell everywhere.
Federal experts say a freak of nature may be to blame. They emphasize they're still investigating, but they say they're zeroing in on a small but high-intensity rain event that fueled the Chehalis River.They also can't rule out some sort of "x" factor -- an unexplained event that accelerated the flood waters.
"This is an extraordinarily rare event," Schick said. "A huge event. Double the previous record."
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