California Braces for More Devastating Floods: 11 Million People Under Alert
Due to the ongoing flooding and significant damage brought on by heavy rain, disaster is a possibility for California and the Northeast. The west is experiencing a flood alert that affects over 11 million people, and rescue workers are rushing to save anyone stuck in the increasing flood waters. Although the Oroville Spillway is dumping water at 8,000 cubic feet per second, a levee collapse in Monterey County forced thousands of people to leave their homes. Erie, Pennsylvania may experience dangerous driving conditions as the Northeast braces for a massive storm. Residents are stranded and in need of assistance since the constant rain has destroyed towns and caused landslides.
Ventura and Surrounding LA Counties Evacuate From Storm
Ventura County faces evacuation warnings due to severe storms. Correction: This story originally attributed emergency preparedness quotes to a Sheriff Ayub. This is incorrect. Former Sheriff Ayub retired a few weeks ago in January 2023 and made those statements back while in office.
Days after derailing, a train in Ohio is still on fire
On Sunday, officials continued to monitor the environmental impact caused by a derailed train carrying hazardous materials that occurred late Friday night in East Palestine, Ohio. The accident resulted in a large fire that is still burning, as well as evacuations, a shelter-in-place order, and concerns about the air quality. Officials continued to monitor the incident as it occurred on Sunday.
Bridge and levee repairs have prompted an evacuation order for the Wilton region
WILTON — Residents in the Wilton region have been ordered to evacuate immediately, under instructions from the Sacramento County Office of Emergency Services. The order has been given because high water levels in Wilton are likely to flood highways, blocking off escape routes. Before leaving on Sunday afternoon, Kylie Wolfe said, "Honestly, it's a bit terrifying; I'm not going to lie." People were leaving Wilton and didn't want to be stranded there.
Powerful New Year's Eve storm causes flooding in California, forcing evacuations.
CaliforniaPhoto byBurak The Weekender/ pexels.comby Burak. On New Year's Day, a powerful storm brought drenching rain or heavy snowfall to much of California, breaching levees, snarling traffic, and closing major highways. Residents of a Northern California town were told to leave because flooding was coming soon. Other rural parts of the region also had evacuation orders.
Update: Oakleaf High School students evacuated to football field due to odor from sewage trap
Oakleaf High School students and faculty were evacuated to the football field Tuesday morning at approximately 8:23 a.m. due to an old sewage trap causing an odor on campus, Clay County District Schools Coordinator of Communications Terri Dennis said.
Clay County recommends evacuation for Zone A in preparation for Tropical Storm Nicole; shelters to open Wednesday
A recommended evacuation order was issued Wednesday morning for Clay County Zone A in preparation for Tropical Storm Nicole. Zone A is the area surrounding Doctors Lake, consisting of northern Fleming Island and southern Orange Park.