Residents of Orville, California have been told to evacuate. The dam, the nations largest is set to fail within the hour.
Emergency Alert: Northern Calif…evacuation below Orville Dam immediately pic.twitter.com/eT6cDq839V
— Cheryl Jo (@Rtahoe2) February 13, 2017ADVERTISEMENT
The dam has had issues for quite some time but water authorities thought they had it under control. Recently, Rachel Maddow from Msnbc covered the dam and brought more attention to the concern there.
— John Andrade (@johnandrade42) February 10, 2017
There are fears that thousands will be killed if the do not receive the message in time. Oroville is a city of 54,000 residents.
— Anonymous (@LatestAnonNews) February 13, 2017
The disaster appears to be imminent.
BREAKING ALERT: Tallest dam in the United States located in California is facing imminent collapse, evacuations underway. Will update.
— TheAnonMessage (@TheAnonnMessage) February 13, 2017