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  1. More rain in store after 5 killed in California stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | KAEF

    A drenched Northern California will get another round of heavy rainfall through until Tuesday, sparking flooding concerns in the region. In Northern California, storms started overnight Saturday, with 2 to 4 inches of widespread rain expected, CNN meteorologist Allison Chinchar said.

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  2. Could Humboldt County withstand a dam emergency?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | KAEF

    With hundreds of thousands of people evacuated out of Oroville this week due to the damage at the Oroville Dam, many viewers wanted to know if a natural disaster like that could happen at the Ruth Lake dam in Humboldt County. He said during Humboldt County's 1964 Flood, one of the worst natural disasters on record, the spillway system of the Ruth Lake dam held up.

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  3. A race against the weather to avoid disaster at California damRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | KAEF

    There's no word yet when the 188,000 people who evacuated their homes near Northern California's Oroville Dam can return. Authorities are scrambling to reduce Lake Oroville's level by 50 feet and repair damages to a critical flood control measure ahead of a storm expected later this week.

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  4. Oroville Dam Spillway: Evacuation and closures informationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | KAEF

    The Beale Air Force Base opened its gates to support local communities. According to their Facebook page, this was an immediate and emergency action to support a portion of the 180,000 evacuees of the Oroville Dam emergency situation.

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  5. Impending spillway failure prompts evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | KAEF

    Damage to a spillway on California's Oroville Dam -- which prompted an urgent call for residents downstream to evacuate to higher ground -- may not be as bad as previously thought, the Butte County sheriff said Sunday. "I would rather be safe than sorry.

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  6. Evacuation orders for low levels of OrovilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | KAEF

    A hazardous situation has developed with the Oroville Dam emergency spillway. Officials say that operation of the auxiliary spillway has lead to severe erosion that could lead to a failure of the structure.

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  7. Releases resume at Oroville Dam spillway to keep lake from overflowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | KAEF

    Update 10:48 a.m .: According to the Department of Water Resources , the Oroville Dam Spillway flow will be increased from 0 cubic feet per second to 35,000 cfs around 11:00 a.m. Thursday. Total Lake Oroville Complex outflow will increase from 13,000 cfs to 48,000 cfs.

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  8. Butte Co. Sheriff's Office looking for Tina Marie SearcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | KAEF

    OROVILLE, Calif. - The Butte County Sheriff's Office is currently looking for Tina Marie Searcy of Oroville after she went missing Saturday evening Searcy is 51-years-old and is described as 5-foot 8-inches tall and weighs 160 pounds.

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  9. CHP: Driver dead after chase through Butte CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | KAEF

    A driver died after a Monday night chase through Butte County. The CHP said the driver died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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