Wild amount of water rushes down Ruth Lake spillway on Northern California’s Mad River

The Ruth Lake spillway does a good impression fo Niagara Falls on February 27, 2019, after days of heavy rain. Ruth Lake is west of Red Bluff and Redding.
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The Ruth Lake spillway does a good impression fo Niagara Falls on February 27, 2019, after days of heavy rain. Ruth Lake is west of Red Bluff and Redding.

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