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With rain on the way, California fire evacuees brace for relief and danger

Nov 21, 2018 - CNN

(CNN) -- First, the good news: Heavy rain expected this week won't just drench Northern California's Camp Fire. It could also snuff out the risk of new wildfires for the rest of the year.

Now the bad news: Flash flooding, mudslides and rivers of debris could hit cities already devastated by the wildfire.

A flash flood watch is in effect Wednesday through Friday for the Camp Fire area, where 3 to 6 inches of rain are expected.

The rain will end "fire concerns for the winter...