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Folsom Residents Forced To Work Around Flooded Streets, Possibly Derailing Santa’s Plans

Walkers, joggers and bikers who use Sibley Road as a path for exercise had to find another route as it is shut down near Blue Ravine Road. Nearby Willow Creek can’t contain the stormwater. No businesses or homes nearby are threatened.

12/12/2014

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Caltrans Preps For What Could Be Worst Storm In Years

Last week, a heavy downpour that only lasted a couple of hours flooded part of a freeway. And now, Sacramento is due for another round of rain that’s supposed to be even more intense.

12/07/2014

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Recent Storms Have More Residents Considering Flood Insurance

You never know when you’re going to need flood insurance. Even if your mortgage lender doesn’t require insurance, this round of storms might have you thinking twice about getting coverage.

12/05/2014

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.

11/21/2014

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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.

09/04/2014

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Downtown Sacramento Hotel Floods Overnight

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

05/30/2013

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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.

12/04/2012

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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.

12/02/2012

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.

12/02/2012

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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.

12/02/2012

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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.

12/02/2012

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.

12/01/2012

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