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Water Tower Overflowing To Blame For Flooding On I-80 Through Truckee

TRUCKEE (CBS13) — A water tower overflowing is to blame for flooding along westbound Interstate 80 through Central Truckee on Friday morning.

California Highway Patrol says the flood has since been contained, but a significant amount of water still remains on the freeway.

I-80 remains open, but drivers are being urged to take it very slow.

We had a little bit of a flooding on I-80 westbound near Central Truckee due to a water tower overflowing near the...

Posted by CHP - Truckee on Friday, July 16, 2021

Exactly what caused the water tower to overflow is unclear.

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