A California National Guard Black Hawk helicopter ferrying 1,000-pound rock bags moves into position a field west of the Kings River to make one of many trips to hold back the river where a breach in a levee occurred.
This aerial view of the north fork of the Kings River shows it flowing out of Wishon Dam. The video was taken by the owner of Wishon Village RV Park, Kris Oneida. He says it was the first time since 2011 that water flowed down this path. He has more video on his Facebook page @Wishonvillage.
Kings River Golf and Country Club members ditched their drivers and woods and brought out their boats as water from the river flooded the course Saturday afternoon, June 24, 2017. The boats shuttled sandbags, filled by jail inmates, to the main levee breach along the Kings.
Steve Dowdy, a mechanic at Kings River Golf and Country Club, shows a baby raccoon he found at the flooded golf course Saturday. Dowdy said he would take it home and his wife would help feed and restore its health.
Multiple trucks from Pacific Gas & Electric were on the scene in Old Town Clovis after an outage was reported Friday, June 23, 2017. Several dozen businesses reportedly were affected, but full power was restored in about an hour.
Kings County officials said a small breach in a levee at Grangeville happened Thursday afternoon. The river is high in part due to water releases from Pine Flat Dam that were ratcheted up Thursday to prevent the reservoir from overtopping the dam. No homes were threatened.
Fresno City Council President Clint Olivier asked the council to allow pot dispensaries within city limits during what was supposed to be a vote to ban cultivation in the city. His motion left some people confused.
Not so long ago, California was in the middle of a deep drought but in June its snow water equivalent rose to a heaping 170 percent of normal. NASA shows in its latest video that satellites were capturing that change.