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The California The town of Wilton remains under a shelter-in-place order after intense rain from Saturday’s Atmospheric River threatened “imminent levee failure”. According to KCRAofficials confirmed Sunday morning that at least two levees had breached.
On Saturday afternoon, the Sacramento County town’s roughly 5,000 residents were ordered to evacuate immediately as floodwaters rose. By 3:30 p.m., however, road conditions were too dangerous and Sacramento County officials told remaining residents to shelter in place. A flash flood warning was issued for Wilton at 11:30 p.m. due to “imminent levee failure in this area of the Cosum River. Residents were advised to immediately seek higher ground.”
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