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Stories related to: flood

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California Rainy Season Begins; Wildfires Increase Risk of Flash Flooding

October 24, 2016 | Amy Quinton

Five years of drought exacerbated wildfires across California. Fire and flood agencies say those burned areas now have an increased risk of flash flooding.

Flash Flood Warning Issued For Colusa, Lake, Yolo Counties

November 2, 2015 | Bob Moffitt

The National Weather service has canceled a flash flood warning for Colusa, Lake and Yolo counties for Monday afternoon. A "flash flood watch" remains in effect until 8 p.m. for the burn areas.

Sutter Butte Flood Control Agency

Progress Hard To Come By On Feather River Levee Project

May 4, 2015 | Bob Moffitt

Construction is a month behind schedule.

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Environment

Research of Atmospheric Rivers Key To Understanding California's Water Supply

February 3, 2015 | Amy Quinton

A team of scientists is launching state-of-the-art equipment by air and sea to study “atmospheric rivers.” The storms play a huge role in California’s water supply.

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California Still At Risk Of Floods During Drought

October 22, 2014 | Amy Quinton

If a flood were to hit Twitchell Island in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta it would threaten much of California’s water supply. It’s why emergency management agencies are holding flood-fighting exercises during a drought.

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