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Behind the Headlines: A tidal phenomenon

King tides can rise up to 9 feet, more than 2 feet higher than the average tide

So far this winter, there have been two rounds of king tides at the Palo Alto Baylands and there's another expected on Feb. 9. City Naturalist Corinne DeBra speaks with Weekly staff about how these tides occur and how the local flora and fauna are impacted. Read more in our photo essay.

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