Floods Impact Communities in San Jose – Some Trapped in Trees
Filled reservoirs and the continued rains has created a state of emergency for many California communities including San Jose, where:
San Jose city officials declared a local emergency after streets became flooded as water levels rose along Coyote Creek. San Jose firefighters traversed flooded streets in rafts, rescuing residents trapped in their homes and in trees in the Rock Springs neighborhood. Those who walked through dirty floodwaters were hosed off and decontaminated, officials said
The Anderson Dam in Santa Clara County reached capacity Saturday about 5 a.m., according to the California Department of Water Resources.
But it wasn’t until a downpour Sunday night and Monday morning that water began flowing over its wall and into Coyote Creek.
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