The Claw

Leaf Piles Beware: The Claw Is Patrolling The Streets Of Sacramento Through January

Like a prehistoric dinosaur chewing up branches, The Claw was unleashed on unsuspecting plant debris in gutters that could cause flooding.



Building Moratorium In Natomas Could Be Lifted In Spring

A building ban has been in place since 2008 due to a high flood risk in Natomas. President Obama signed a bill June to build up the levees that protect the city.


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Downtown Sacramento Hotel Floods Overnight

Guests were temporarily displaced after minor flooding in downtown Sacramento hotel last night.



Storm Turned Grass Valley Daycare Center Into ‘Houseboat’

Grass Valley was one of the areas that received a bunch of rain last week, and parts of a daycare center floated away when a nearby creek flooded.


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Roseville Praises Preventative Measures For Lessened Residential Flooding

In Roseville, flooding has been a problem in the past. Fortunately, this year no homes really had any significant damage.


Truckee River

Residents Relieved As Truckee River Avoids Flooding

It has been a tense couple of days for residents in Truckee. Some even had sand bags ready Saturday night and their eye on the river Sunday.


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Colder Storm Blunts Danger Of Flooding On Truckee River

A National Weather Service hydrologist says a powerful storm is colder than expected and is bringing more snow and less rainfall than forecast, blunting the flooding danger on the Truckee River.


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Storm Pounds NorCal Knocking Out Power, Flooding Streets And Toppling Trees

Residents of Northern California were hit hard early Sunday as a powerful storm drenched the area with yet another round of pounding rain and strong winds.


Department of Water Resources employees monitor water levels at the Sacramento office.

Department Of Water Resources Prepares For More Rain And Local Flooding

Employees with the Department of California Water Resources are calling this storm the region’s biggest in the last six years.


Truckee River

Truckee Riverbank Residents Prepare For Possible Flood

The bank of the Truckee River was moving quickly Friday night. Although it wasn’t near a flood stage, by Sunday morning, the river may rise four feet.


A car ends up at the bottom of a ravine after spinning out  on Highway 49 between Auburn and Grass Valley on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. (credit: CBS13)

Wet Storm Continues To Pound Northern California

The second round of a wet, windy storm is moving across Northern California, bringing with it localized flooding, knocking down trees and snarling traffic on the roads.


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Storm’s Approach Brings Up Scary Memories Of Past Floods

The rain hitting the region this week has some thinking about the last big floods in the area.