One Year Later: Coyote Creek flood victims still recovering

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Thursday, February 22, 2018
One Year Later: Coyote Creek flood victims still recovering
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On February 21, 2017, Coyote Creek floodwaters rose so quickly in some San Jose neighborhoods that many residents didn't have time to do anything but evacuate.

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- On February 21, 2017, Coyote Creek floodwaters rose so quickly in some San Jose neighborhoods that many residents didn't have time to do anything but evacuate.

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There were 14,000 residents displaced in San Jose and $6.8 million was raised for flood assistance.

The community is still recovering and finding comfort in one thing that they all share - gratitude for the help they received from first responders and the friends and family who stepped up to help them in their time of need.

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PHOTOS: Flood waters rip through San Jose, causing damage, evacuations

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Sky7 shows a car immersed in floodwater on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 (left) and again on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 (right), when floodwaters receded in San Jose, Calif.
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