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Flood devastation in 1999: PHOTO GALLERY

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Dramatic photos show the damage caused in the Miracle Mile flood of 1999.

  • Flooding on July 8, 1999 destroyed a home in the Miracle Mile Mobile Home Park near the banks of the Flamingo Wash. (KLAS-TV)
  • Flooding on July 8, 1999 destroyed a home in the Miracle Mile Mobile Home Park near the banks of the Flamingo Wash. (KLAS-TV)
  • Street flooding left motorists stranded. (KLAS-TV)
  • People had to be rescued from their vehicles during the flood. (KLAS-TV)
  • People had to be rescued from their vehicles during the flood. (KLAS-TV)
  • People had to be rescued from their vehicles during the flood. (KLAS-TV)
  • Map showing points in the valley that were hit hardest by rainfall on July 8, 1999. (Las Vegas Valley Water District)
  • Motorists stuck in floodwaters at Western Avenue and Oakey Boulevard during flooding on July 8, 1999. (Courtesy, Clark County Regional Flood Control District)
  • Floodwaters tear through the valley on July 8, 1999, in this photo of Spencer Street. (Courtesy, Clark County Regional Flood Control District)
  • Floodwaters drag a mobile home into the channel at Miracle Mile during storms on July 8, 1999. (Courtesy, Clark County Regional Flood Control District)
  • Vehicles stranded in mud as floodwaters sweep over Boulder Highway near Miracle Mile on July 8, 1999. (Courtesy, Clark County Regional Flood Control District)
  • A view of Boulder Highway looking east from Miracle Mile as floodwaters cover the road on July 8, 1999. (Courtesy, Clark County Regional Flood Control District)

Cars submerged in muddy water, mobile homes torn from their pads and aerial shots reveal the scope of the damage.

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