Butte County Sheriff's Office reduces River Road evacuation order to warning

The Butte County Sheriff's Office has reduced an evacuation order for River Road between Chico River Road and Highway 32 to an evacuation warning.

Posted: Feb. 14, 2019 10:33 PM
Updated: Feb. 15, 2019 5:17 PM

UPDATE 4:56 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 - The Butte County Sheriff's Office has reduced an evacuation order for River Road between Chico River Road and Highway 32 to an evacuation warning.

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UPDATE 7:36 a.m., Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 - The evacuation order for River Road is still in effect Friday morning. 

The Butte County Sheriff's Office says there have been no emergency incidents, and the Sacramento River is flowing at about 2 feet below flood stage at the Highway 32 bridge.

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CHICO, Calif. - An evacuation warning for all residents on River Road between Chico River Road and Highway 32 has been upgraded to an order, according to the Butte County Sheriff's Office. 

This order was given because of possible flooding from the Sacramento River. 

People near Chico River road are urged to use Chico River Road as an evacuation route. 

Those near W. Sacramento can evacuate toward Highway 32. 

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