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After ‘Bomb Cyclone' Soaks West Coast, Yosemite Falls Roars Back to Life

The storm dropped nearly a foot of rain in some parts of the region

Yosemite Falls
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powerful storm that drenched the West Coast with record-breaking rainfall and hurricane-force winds triggered landslides, flooded roads and left two people dead in Washington State.

It also resurrected one of California’s most iconic natural features — Yosemite Falls.

Before a "bomb cyclone" slammed into the state Sunday, dropping nearly a foot of rain in some parts of a region strained by a climate change-fueled megadrought, the 2,425-foot falls had all but vanished, as often happens by late summer or fall.

For more on this story, go to NBC News.

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