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Inspections begin on Oroville Dam Spillway

Engineers will be performing an inspection on the Oroville Dam Spillway now that releases down the spillway have stopped.

Posted: Apr 18, 2019 6:24 PM
Updated: Apr 18, 2019 6:52 PM

OROVILLE, Calif. - Engineers are performing inspections on the Oroville Dam Spillway now that releases down the spillway have stopped.

Current lake levels are at 867 feet with releases into the Feather River from the Hyatt Power Plant being at 9,500 cubic feet per second.

With the snowpack in the Sierra mountains at more than 150 percent of average, DWR expects the lake level to rise with releases expected to continue through the spring.

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Grab your jacket and and give yourself extra time to get where you're going Friday morning. We have brisk temperatures and areas of dense fog across northern California early today. Sunny skies and warm temperatures are ahead for the rest of your Friday and this weekend. Cooling down with the chance for showers early next week.
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