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Water Rushes From Bay Area Dams Amid California Rain

Water gushed from the Vasona Lake Dam in Los Gatos, California, on Monday, January 16, after heavy rainfall caused flooding in Bay Area waterways, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

The NWS reported record-breaking rainfall in the Bay Area, tallying “the wettest 22-day period since January 14, 1862.”

Video posted by Adam Walsworth on Monday shows water rushing from the Vasona Lake Dam in Los Gatos.

Drier weather was expected in the region after a cold front on Wednesday, the NWS forecasted. Credit: Adam Walsworth via Storyful

Video transcript

- We're at Vasona Dam, where 900-cubic feet per second of water is being released from Vasona Lake.

[WATER GUSHING]

We're at Vasona Dam, where 900-cubic feet per second of water is being released from Vasona Lake.

[WATER GUSHING]