Tag: Butte County

Damaged Dam (Albert Madrid/California Department of Water Resources via AP)

11 Areas Near Oroville Dam Under Evacuation Warnings

Just as Breitbart News predicted a little over a week ago, temperatures rising to the high 70s are causing an early spring snowmelt that is quickly filling Oroville Lake, causing the local sheriff to issue evacuation warnings for 11 areas downstream of the troubled Oroville Dam.

Damaged Dam (Albert Madrid/California Department of Water Resources via AP)

EXCLUSIVE: Oroville Dam Spillway May Have Collapsed at Its Center

Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-CA), who represents California’s first congressional district, told Breitbart News Sunday that authorities suggested the structural integrity of the Oroville Dam’s spillway was not sound and that its potential failure could be the result of a collapse at its center.