The immediate drama of Sunday night’s frightening near-miss at Oroville Dam has subsided somewhat, but remaining is the specter of potential flooding and repeated displacement of downstream residents whose communities could be flooded if dam repairs fail.
With that in mind, here is information that could prove useful.
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Ordered to evacuate? It’s best to know how to prepare, what to take and how to move out safety.
Pets can be a huge concern when people are scrambling to get out of their homes quickly. Knowing what your animals need when things go sideways is important.
Sometimes sandbags can hold back water that otherwise would cause big problems. Knowing how to fill and use them is important.
If you must leave your home, make sure it is locked and secure so when you return, it’s to the same contents you originally left.
While working in the Oroville Dam area during the spillway emergency and evacuation, CHP officers checked on some abandoned properties and came across animals including kangaroos, miniature deer and zebras. The animals are safe on a Sutter County
This animated video from the National Weather Service is part of "Turn Around, Don't Drown" campaign put forward by the National Weather Service. It shows the potential danger presented when vehicles are driven into flooded conditions and offers a
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