Thursday October 26 09:55 PM EDT
Urgent Advisory:Dam Breach Forces Evacuations in|
Urgent Advisory:Dam Breach Forces Evacuations in
Monterey County officials have ordered a mandatory evacuation along the Salinas River north of King City due to a dam breach at Lake Nacimiento in northern San Luis Obispo County. A spokesman for the Monterey County Office of Emergency Services says the breach occurred at 9:30 a.m. today. The high water mark is currently at the oil fields in San Ardo and is expected to reach San Miguel at approximately 11:22 a.m.
U.S. Highway 101 northbound is closed at Paso Robles and southbound at state Highway 198.