In this photo taken Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, provided by the National Park Service, the Merced River flows through Yosemite National Park. Rangers at Yosemite on Friday closed access to the valley floor, raising memories of flooding in 1997 that forced the park to shut down for two months.
In this photo taken Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, provided by the National Park Service, the Merced River flows through Yosemite National Park. Rangers at Yosemite on Friday closed access to the valley floor, raising memories of flooding in 1997 that forced the park to shut down for two months. Jamie Richards National Park Service via Associated Press
In this photo taken Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, provided by the National Park Service, the Merced River flows through Yosemite National Park. Rangers at Yosemite on Friday closed access to the valley floor, raising memories of flooding in 1997 that forced the park to shut down for two months. Jamie Richards National Park Service via Associated Press

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