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Yellowstone closes after 'unprecedented' rain, flooding | USA TODAY


Heavy rains have caused Yellowstone National Park to close indefinitely at the peak of tourist season, flooding roads and damaging a bridge.

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Yellowstone National Park indefinitely closed all entrances and began evacuating some visitors on Monday after heavy rains led to flooding and rockslides that washed out roads and at least one bridge.

Visitors in the northern part of the park were being evacuated due to “extremely hazardous conditions” following “unprecedented” rainfall, according to a news release.

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