Breaking news out of California where evacuations of low-lying areas downstream from the Oroville Dam have been ordered after fears of a possible collapse of the structure’s emergency spillway:

Update. Watch live:

A hole developed on the dam’s main spillway forcing engineers to use the emergency spillway for the first time in the dam’s 50-year history:

Here’s what the dam looked like Saturday morning:

We’ll update this post as soon as we learn more.

Update 1: This is important to note — the dam itself is not at risk:

Update 2. Traffic jams reported on the roads along with long lines at gas stations:

Update 3. Some potential good news:

Update 4. Livestream from the California Office of Emergency Services:

Update 5 — Monday Feb. 13: