JANUARY 6, 1997

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Roads collapse, buildings flood as rivers rise

rain damage After a wet, heavy snowfall followed by a deluge of winter rain, Northshore rivers swelled to the tops of their banks and beyond last week, flooding homes and making travel treacherous.

Sorenson, Canterbury Square hit hard by storm

local damage The C.O Sorenson complex won't be opening for at least a week while structural engineers assess snow and flood damage to the five classrooms which house the preschool special education program there.

Snow, rain wreak havoc on local buildings

buildings damaged From Woodinville to Kenmore, Northshore buildings collapsed under the weight of as much as two feet of snow, followed by flooding which closed many area thoroughfares.