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CA: Campground still on flood watch

(Jan. 11, 2017) -- On most days the San Joaquin River calmly sits as a backdrop to an RV park. But this week, Kurt Irwin is watchful of the waters.

NEWMAN, Calif. — On most days the San Joaquin River calmly sits as a backdrop to an RV park. But this week, Kurt Irwin is watchful of the waters.

“It rained a lot today, so hopefully not too much fuller, but pretty soon I think it might be scary.”

Some of his neighbors are panicking while packing. They are unsure if water from the Friant Dam will flow down the San Joaquin and flood their homes. Irwin’s not leaving just yet, but many of his neighbors are.

Read the full story by ABC 30.

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About Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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