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Susan Laxson CRS
Palm Properties International - Naples, FL
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I hope they are able to safely lower the water level before it gets to the breaking point.

Feb 13, 2017 07:47 AM
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker

I have not heard anything new ... the rain is really taking its toll. We either don't get enough or we get is all at once. 

Feb 13, 2017 06:37 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional - Clarksville, TN
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I seeing what everyone else is seeing on the news. I hope people will heed the authorities warnings.

Feb 13, 2017 08:37 AM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

I lived in Marysville as a child and toured the Oroville Dam several times. I hope they get it under control!

Feb 13, 2017 08:28 AM
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Jeff Dowler
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
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Haven't heard anythin new - scary time especially with more rain predicted

Feb 13, 2017 08:12 AM
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John DL Arendsen
TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments, ON THE LEVEL General Contractor, Crest Homes Factory Built Housing Developer - Leucadia, CA
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I just hope everyone obeys the evacuation orders. Having been a disaster and emergency response contractor for 25 years I can really empathise with first responders and the personal risks they have to deal with whence rescuing those who don't obey evacuation orders. They're there for a reason.

Feb 13, 2017 07:36 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I saw this on the news.  I hope they get it fixed.

Feb 13, 2017 07:24 AM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
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I hope area residents heed the warnings and leave the area. I just hope they can get this situation fixed before it blows. 

Feb 14, 2017 06:11 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
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We are watching the national news.

Feb 14, 2017 08:55 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
Keller Williams Success Realty - Panama City, FL
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I hope those in the path have moved to safety

I find it interesting that Ca. wants to secede from the country but they still want money from the feds

I also find it interesting they can spend millions on protection for illegal aliens but maintenance of their infrastructure is too expensive?

So glad I moved from that crazy place!!!

Feb 14, 2017 07:33 AM
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Praful Thakkar
eXp Realty - Andover, MA
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John DL Arendsen - I hope everyone is safe there...

Feb 13, 2017 10:21 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
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Have not heard anything so far.

Feb 13, 2017 08:37 PM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Oh, this is so scary - I just pray that everyone obeys the evacuation orders and stays safe.  

Feb 13, 2017 08:36 PM
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Fred Griffin
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
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   This Florida native will "ride out" a hurricane.  I've done it before and will do it again.  But a 770-foot dam that is about to crack?  I am getting out of there immediately.

   May God bless and protect the people affected.  This could become an epic disaster. 

Feb 13, 2017 07:32 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Sounds like it will be some time before they can move back home.

Feb 13, 2017 06:37 PM
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J.R. Schloemer, CRS
Kentucky Select Properties - Louisville, KY

My aunt lives (or lived) in Oroville. I haven't spoken to her since before she went to prison & haven't spoken to her since she was released. I suppose they are ok, because her daughter called my other aunt asking for money.

Feb 13, 2017 05:56 PM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

It could be improving

Feb 13, 2017 05:13 PM
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Anna Banana Kruchten,CRS,CRB,GRI
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
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I heard about it this morning but just got in office. I sure hope that dam holds and those folks can go back home.

Feb 13, 2017 04:55 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Los Angeles CA

Amazing how much rain we got here in SoCal this winter. Who ever expected that....I hope, the dam will be repaired on time, so no one will loose their homes. 

Feb 13, 2017 01:14 PM
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Scary!  I don't have any updates but I hope it gets worked out and people stay safe!

Feb 13, 2017 12:40 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
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I haven't heard anything yet.  I have a friend who got deployed up there last night with a swiftwater unit.

Feb 13, 2017 10:12 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

John DL Arendsen The last I heard is they are lowering the water lever so they can repair it. They also are telling residents below the dam to leave. They are talking about over 180,000 people. Let's hope they come up with a fix.

Feb 13, 2017 09:57 AM
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Les & Sarah Oswald
Eastvale Team Realty & Property Mgmt - Eastvale, CA
Broker, Realtor and Investor

I visited the Oroville dam this past Summer. Praying for all the residents who live nearby. Hope a solution emerges before this weekend's upcoming storm.

Feb 13, 2017 09:25 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
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I've been following this on the news....

Feb 13, 2017 08:43 AM
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Nina Hollander
RE/MAX Executive | Charlotte, NC - Charlotte, NC
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Sounds like they are controlling the dam for now.

Feb 14, 2017 03:57 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Susan Laxson CRS nailed this one!

Feb 14, 2017 03:25 AM
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John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
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John DL Arendsen Hopefully, they fix the problem soon.

Feb 13, 2017 05:07 PM
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
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Supposedly stable. Water level is down which reduced risk.

Feb 13, 2017 04:55 PM
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Paul S. Henderson, CRS, REALTOR®,
RE/MAX Professionals. - Tacoma, WA
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 That is a scary environmental disaster in the waiting ...  I hope they get it fixed ...

Feb 13, 2017 03:48 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

I do not know anyone there.

Feb 13, 2017 10:40 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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I did not hear aboutthis.

 

Feb 13, 2017 10:10 AM
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

I find that the real news sites, fake news sites, main stream media sites etc., and wire service sites to be the best sources of information for this type of issue.  Local sources are likely to have detailed coverage as well.

Feb 13, 2017 09:44 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
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Saw this this morning on the news. 

Feb 13, 2017 08:18 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
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No.

Feb 13, 2017 07:57 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities - Stevens Point, WI
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Hearing lots about this on FB, but that is seldom reliable info.

Feb 13, 2017 07:49 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
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I wish we knew.

Feb 13, 2017 07:32 AM