Oroville Dam Flood fears renewed as another storm aims for California

 

‘Atmospheric river’ drives ANOTHER catastrophic rain storm towards California – including its stricken dam – as state braces for MORE flooding and residents are told they could have just 15 minutes to evacuate

  • Rain and wind picked up in Northern California on Saturday renewing flood fears
  • Sections of Interstate-5 in Williams, CA overflowed, blocking traffic for hours
  • Rain is expected to continue through Tuesday prompting evacuations

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As rainstorms return to Northern California, engineers at the Oroville Dam are working on overdrive to ensure that the troubled barrier doesn't overflow

 

In this view looking north, flood water crosses over Interstate 5 at Williams backing up traffic in both north and southbound lanes for hours on Saturday

 

Daly says residents of low-lying areas have been told to be ready to evacuate, especially those in San Joaquin River Club, a riverside, private neighborhood of 800 homes 10 miles south of Tracy

 

Members of the community have been constantly patrolling the levees for signs of danger and holding meetings to discuss evacuation routes and preparedness

 

 

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