State water resources officials and the Butte County sheriff were feeling optimistic Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, as inflows into Lake Oroville were dropping. They said an emergency spillway on Oroville Dam was unlikely to be redeployed and an evacuation warning for residents might soon be lifted after the latest storms. Peter Hecht The Sacramento Bee
State water resources officials and the Butte County sheriff were feeling optimistic Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, as inflows into Lake Oroville were dropping. They said an emergency spillway on Oroville Dam was unlikely to be redeployed and an evacuation warning for residents might soon be lifted after the latest storms. Peter Hecht The Sacramento Bee

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February 21, 2017 12:34 PM

A pause in storms, but flood risks persist in California

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