5/9/11: The Flood of 1983
By Doug Fabrizio
Salt Lake City, UT – In the spring of 1983, record snowpack and rapidly warming temperatures turned downtown Salt Lake City into a flood zone. Officials ultimately decided to turn State Street into a river, prompting kayaking and fishing down the capital city's main thoroughfare. On Monday, Doug remembers the flood of 1983 and explores the parallels to this season.
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