NorCal Flooding Threatens Homeless Population

It's bad enough for homeless people when the weather gets cold and wet, but when the place they set up to live is suddenly underwater, it's a rush to stay alive for people like Albert Schadwill.  "(The water) about 150 feet, and I've got about maybe another two days left where I'm at," said Schadwill.  "If keeps getting any higher I'm going to have to be up on top of the levy, and if that happens, boy, you guys are going to have about two or three-hundred people going up and down the bicycle path."

Sister Libby Fernandez sees a lot more homeless people who've moved from the rivers to the streets of Sacramento.

Albert has been staying under the bridges where Highway 160 begins at Richards Boulvard - and he is among dozens who have gone to Sacramento's Loaves and Fishes during the daytime.

Loaves and Fishes' Sister Libby Fernandez says the city is also opening warming centers when the weather gets too wet to bear, but without enough shelter, Sister Libby says she sees a lot more homeless people who've moved from the rivers to the streets of Sacramento.

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