02.10.17 Storm

Feather River/Oroville Dam Update

In an effort to keep everyone informed, below is the latest, most accurate information regarding the Oroville Dam and the Feather River:

CURRENT SITUATION:

  • There is no imminent threat of flood in Yuba City
  • We are well prepared to manage any high water issues that may result from the spillway damage at Oroville Dam
  • It is likely that use of the emergency spillway at Oroville Dam will NOT be required at this time
  • City officials are in constant communication with DWR and other local agencies to monitor levees
  • The Feather River is expected to crest at 68 feet at midnight tonight, well below flood stage
  • No evacuation orders have been issued for our area
  • If the situation changes, we will have ample notice to evacuate

REST EASY, BUT BE PREPARED:

Although we do not anticipate any issues, it is always important to be prepared:

  • Listen to instructions
  • Make a plan
  • Buy food, water & gas
  • Prepare your property
  • Consider your pets
  • Pack essential items

 

INFORMATION RESOURCES:

Yuba City

Facebook: @YubaCityCalifornia

www.YubaCity.net

 

Sutter County

Text/Email Alerts: http://www.bepreparedsutter.org

Public Information Line: (530) 822-4988 or (530) 822-7556

Facebook: @SutterCountyOEM

 

Yuba County

Text/Email Alerts: http://www.bepreparedyuba.org

Public Information Line: (530) 749-7520

Facebook: @YubaCountyOES

Twitter: @YubaCounty

 

Have trust and confidence in your emergency responders. We will keep you posted on any new developments.

 

Until then, be safe out there!