For five long, drought-plagued winters, Mother Nature refused to refill Coyote Creek. Then an epic winter of rain hit, and the dry creek suddenly became wet again. This week, the creek swelled to record heights after water from a dam spilled into it, creating widespread flooding in central San Jose. Officials acknowledged they badly miscalculated how much flooding would occur and by Thursday, the hunt was on for answers.READ MORE ►
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Did drought contribute to severe flooding in San Jose?