Two boys kayak through floodwaters in the Healdsburg Center parking lot
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Powerful 'pineapple express' storm hits California

A powerful storm with heavy rain and high winds has been making its way south along the west coast of the United States.

Tens of thousands of homes are without power, flights have been disrupted and there are warnings of flash floods.

The National weather service warned that it could be the most significant storm in ten years.

Ben Bland reports.

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