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California Coast Set for a Rough 'El Nino' Winter

Californians brace for another blast from El Nino. The weather pattern battered the coast in recent days, and after a two-day lull, more heavy wind and rain are expected. That means flooding, mudslides and power outages. NPR's Elaine Korry reports.

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Elaine Korry is an NPR contributor based in San Francisco. From August 2004-June 2007 she worked as an NPR senior reporter covering social policy for NPR, with a focus on education, and on the lives of the nation's most vulnerable citizens — the homeless, those living in poverty, working in low wage positions, and trying to find their way to a more stable life.