Wet Winter Brings Life to Death Valley

Usually the hottest, driest neighborhood in the continental United States, Death Valley is alive

Usually the hottest, driest neighborhood in the continental United States, Death Valley is now carpeted with blooms after a record winter rainfall. Steve Proffitt, NPR hide caption

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Death Valley, Calif., is known as the lowest, hottest and driest place in the United States. But this winter, record rains have created a wildflower bonanza, and people are flocking to the desert to see the show. NPR's Alex Chadwick reports.

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