Heavy Washington rain creates mud, slides that close roads, trap motorists, damage homes

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: August 22, 2014 - 1:25 AM

TWISP, Wash. — Thunderstorms dropped heavy rain on areas of north-central Washington hard-hit by wildfires this summer, triggering flash floods and mud slides Thursday night that damaged some homes, blocked portions of at least three highways and stranded some motorists, officials said.

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