Lake Berryessa Flows Over Into 'Glory Hole' Spillway

StoryfulPublished: February 27, 20171,987 viewsVirality: 43%
Published: February 27, 2017

The Morning Glory Spillway, called the “Glory Hole” by locals, has been in use for the first time in 10 years over the past week. The spillway hole allows excess water in Lake Berryessa, in Napa County, to flow out from behind a dam. Footage shared by local Craig Philpott makes for transfixing viewing of the water pouring into the artificial spillway. The typically drought-stricken state has seen unusually heavy rainfall since the start of 2017, raising water levels in the lake high enough to spill over and into the man-made hole.

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