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Mass Evacuation: California’s Oroville Dam Expected to Collapse

Sunday, February 12, 2017 21:09
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Northern California is on alert for mass evacuation Sunday night as the Oroville spillway has been declared an imminent disaster area with the Oroville dam expected to collapse any moment.

Oroville Press Conference https://t.co/qcbgLP8uzG

— CA – DWR (@CA_DWR) February 13, 2017

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Roads are seemingly at a stand still as residents are hurrying to evacuate.

Traffic backed up getting out of Marysville due to evacuation notice for Oroville Adam. pic.twitter.com/3tlSCmlwky

— Caltrans District 3 (@CaltransDist3) February 13, 2017

California’s water-handling infrastructure has been an ongoing fight between environmentalists and realists for decades.

#OrovilleSpillway #OrovilleDam just now pic.twitter.com/boWzCPoi1L

— Judy Brandt (@judywbrandt) February 13, 2017

This situation is ongoing and will be updated as events happen.

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Source: http://www.redstate.com/prevaila/2017/02/12/mass-evacuation-californias-oroville-dam-expected-collapse/

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