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Summer storms pelt foothills, pop manhole covers

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WENATCHEE — Manhole covers popped, streets flooded, traffic stalled and flood warnings extended into Saturday evening here as thunderstorms dumped torrents of rain on foothill slopes and into city storm drains.

Runoff from afternoon gully-washers in foothills west of the city coursed along city streets — Miller, Western, Springwater, McKittrick — to form sidewalk-lined waterways that doused some Wenatchee police officers up to mid-shin as they directed traffic through the heaviest streams.

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