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Nearly 200,000 people are still under mandatory evacuation orders Monday night over fear the Oroville Dam emergency spillway could fail. (KGO-TV)

Nearly 200,000 people are still under mandatory evacuation orders Monday night over fear the Oroville Dam emergency spillway could fail.

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Emergency officials say they are worried that erosion will move into a concrete wall under the spillway, sending a wall of water into the valley threatening homes and businesses.

The spillway eroded over the weekend and with more rain on the way they're in a race against time.
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