- Associated Press - Monday, June 26, 2017

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on the flooding in Central California (all times local):

1:50 p.m.

Federal officials are reducing flows from a Central California dam into the Kings River following levee breaks.

Authorities say 90 homes remain under mandatory evacuation orders following the levee breaches along the river, the result of the state’s huge springtime snowpack melting in the summer heat.

Officials say one of the three breaches has been resolved.

The Kings River began to flood Wednesday about 25 miles (40 kilometers) north of Fresno as temperatures soared, melting snow in the Sierra Nevada and sending it downstream.

The Fresno Bee reported (https://bit.ly/2u3TewA ) that total of 300 people had to evacuate, and floodwaters have damaged seven structures and 18 RVs in the area east of Kingsburg. No one has been injured.

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7:05 a.m.

Authorities say 90 homes remain under mandatory evacuation orders following levee breaches along a river in California, the result of the state’s huge springtime snowpack melting in the summer heat.

The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office posted aerial photos Sunday showing several submerged houses at the Kings River Golf and Country Club. Deputies went door to door asking residents to leave after a 15-foot-wide breach opened along the river Friday.

A total of 300 people had to evacuate, and floodwaters have damaged seven structures and 18 RVs in the area east of Kingsburg, the Fresno Bee reported (https://bit.ly/2u3TewA).

The Kings River began to flood Wednesday about 25 miles (40 kilometers) north of Fresno as temperatures soared, melting snow in the Sierra Nevada and sending it downstream.

A flood warning will be in place for the Kings River area until Monday.

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