Oroville Dam

California flood: Hundreds rescued in San Jose as waters rise

Hundreds were rescued from their flooded homes in San Jose by crews steering boats full of people, some with babies and pets, in chest-deep water. The city had declared a local emergency Tuesday afternoon, USA Today reports. Rescuers transported at least 225

California’s Oroville Dam threatens floods, 188,000 ordered to evacuate – video

Over 180,000 residents were ordered to evacuate the area due to the possibility of failure of the alternate spillway at Oroville Dam. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said during a news conference Sunday night that he had no choice but to order the evacuation. You can watch

130,000 California Residents Ordered To Evacuate As Oroville Dam Auxiliary Spillway Threatens to Fail

Roads leading out of Oroville, Calif., were jammed with traffic Sunday evening as more than 130,000 people were ordered to evacuate the area due to the possibility of failure of the alternate spillway at Oroville Dam, authorities said, USA Today reports. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said during