Yosemite Releases Dramatic Video Footage from the Weekend’s Flooding in the Valley.

From SFGATE – Heavy rain and melting snow from a warm tropical storm flooded Yosemite Valley over the weekend, covering some roads with up to 4 feet of water. The national park system released footage Wednesday showing meadows that look like lakes and raging waterfalls that sound like thunder. A swollen Merced River covered bridges and campgrounds in water. The river crested at 13.73 feet at Pohono Bridge, rising 4 feet above flood stage and inundating campgrounds, meadows and roadways. (more)

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Congratulations!

Greg Harvey has been selected as the Board’s Plan Implementation and Compliance Branch Chief, effective July 1, 2019. Greg has over 18 years of experience in the engineering field and has been with the Board since 2017. Since that time, Greg has played an active role in the coordination with key agencies for the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan Update, managed multiple flood system improvement projects, and acted as PIC Branch Supervisor for nine months. Congratulations, Greg!