Vermont braces for catastrophic flooding disaster as dam near to capital Montpelier could FAIL

July 11, 2023

City Manager William Fraser has warned Wrightsville Dam just north of Montpelier, Washington County, 'only has six feet of storage capacity left'. 'The Wrightsville Dam water levels have continued to increase and are being monitored on site by the Vermont Dam Safety Management group. Vermont State Police said in an alert: 'Dangerous flooding is continuing this afternoon throughout most of Vermont. 'Almost three dozen state roads are closed due to high water, and additional closures are possible as rivers and streams continue to rise. Pictured: water cascading down a road in Jamaica, Vermont'This is an all-hands-on-deck' event, Vermont governor Phil Scott told a news conference.