Monday, February 13, 2017

Live updates: Evacuations ordered below Oroville Dam

 Water cascades down the spillway below the Oroville dam. (David Butow / For The Times)

 Los Angeles Times
Feb. 12, 2017, 8:55 p.m.
"This is not a drill. Repeat this is not a drill,” the National Weather Service said Sunday, urging people living below Oroville Dam to evacuate.
The evacuation was ordered because of a “hazardous situation” involving the Northern California dam's emergency spillway. The National Weather Service said the auxiliary spillway is expected to fail and could send an “uncontrolled release of flood waters from Lake Oroville.”...

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