Seen in Natomas: After the Record Rainfall

Natomas residents could be seen kayaking and swimming in North Natomas Community Park off Danbrook Drive. The northern section of the park, typically used for soccer, also serves as a retention basin meant to capture runoff to minimize flooding. / Photo

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The atmospheric river which swept through Northern California on Sunday, Oct. 24 dropped a record-breaking 5.44 inches of rain in a 24-hour period. But come Monday morning, the skies had mostly cleared while city crews continued to tackle flooded roadways and downed trees and signage.

Water levels in Steelhead Creek continued to rise Monday morning. The creek flows south into Discovery Park in American River Parkway and then west (parallel with American River) into Sacramento River. / Photo

Water from Steelhead Creek flows underneath Interstate 5 in Discovery Park. /

A rain gauge in Valley View Acres recorded 5 inches of rain as of Monday morning. / Photo courtesy Nikki Avdis

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