Flood watch in Shasta County along Sacramento River

Reporter Spencer Joseph takes us to sites in Shasta County on the Sacramento River to show us where there are flooding concerns

Posted: Mar 10, 2019 7:00 PM
Updated: Mar 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Speech to Text for Flood watch in Shasta County along Sacramento River

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lake shasta is at about 90 percent capacity right now.. and with warmer weather on the percent capacity right now.. and lake shasta is at about 90 percent capacity right now.. and with warmer weather on the way... snow melt may cause flooding concern in areas around redding. boxes action news now's spencer joseph joins us from park marina drive with the latest on conditions, spencer? reporter live yeah haley the sun maybe shining but the river levels are still very high. take a look at this video vo this is eswick dam. just up the river from us pumping out over 40-thousand cubic feet of water per second. now with the warmer conditions here right now that means more snow melt and run off and we are already looking really high in terms of water level in the sacramento river as well as shasta lake and the water above keswick dam. park marina drive was closed briefly fearing some flooding in redding but it was quickly re opened because water levels were just low enough to keep the water out of the roadway. reporter live we have spoken with the shasta county office of emergency services and they say that they are closley monitoring the situation and have done a few trainings up the road here on park marina drive to prepare for what ever mother nature brings their way. in redding spencer joseph action news now. live in redding, spencer joseph, action news now.###
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