Increased flow releases from New Melones Dam means more hazardous conditions on Stanislaus River

The Stanislaus River is seeing faster, colder and more unpredictable conditions as the Bureau of Reclamation announced increasing flow releases from the New Melones Dam. The annual releases especially impact the lower portion of the Stanislaus River from Knights Ferry to San Joaquin County, including Riverbank's Jacob Myer's Park, where visitors Friday enjoyed the view. Nina Serhan took in the Stanislaus River's beauty -- as well as its potential dangers. See more in the video above.

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