Watching the water: Shasta County residents in flood-prone areas share their stories
People living in flood-prone areas throughout Shasta County seemed to be breathing easier Friday after a long winter dealing with high water threats. For months, many have been watching the rivers and creeks around their homes, in case the waters started to rise. However, despite wet weather and increased water releases from Keswick Dam this week, the residents we spoke with Friday say their waterways are staying at manageable levels.
- Calaveras Enterprise: Reservoirs release more water in anticipation of snowpack
- Action News Now: Oroville spillway is being tested with increased water releases
- Santa Ynez Valley News: Santa Barbara County reservoir levels still rising, but rate slows as storms dry up
- Record Searchlight: More rain means more water being released from Lake Shasta — and some flooding