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Winter Storm Warning


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Reno NV 258 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

CAZ072-NVZ002-201400- /O.EXT.KREV.WS.W.0009.170220T0600Z-170222T0000Z/ Greater Lake Tahoe Area- 258 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM PST TUESDAY ABOVE 6500 FEET...

The Winter Storm Warning above 6500 feet is now in effect from 10 PM this evening to 4 PM PST Tuesday.

* Timing: Periods of light snow today will increase this evening, with heavy snow pushing into the region late tonight and continuing through early Tuesday morning.

* Snow Accumulations: Above 7500 feet...2 to 5 feet. Between 6500 and 7500 feet...8 to 24 inches. Heaviest snow will be west of Highway 89 and along the Sierra crest. Below 6500 feet...Up to 6 inches.

* Winds: South to Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 55 mph. Sierra ridge gusts over 130 mph.

* Snow Levels: Near 6000 feet through this evening, rising overnight to near 7500 feet Monday morning, then falling again Monday night to near 6500 feet.

* Impacts: Heavy snow will create dangerous conditions, with travel being severely impacted over the Sierra passes. Whiteout conditions are likely over the passes and in the backcountry.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Avoid travel if possible tonight through Monday night, you could be stuck in your vehicle for many hours. If you must travel, prepare for long delays and carry an emergency kit with extra food, water and clothing. If you stay home, have a backup plan in case of power outages.

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Reno NV 258 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

CAZ073-201400- /O.EXT.KREV.WS.W.0009.170220T0600Z-170222T0000Z/ Mono County- Including the city of Mammoth Lakes 258 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM PST TUESDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET...

The Winter Storm Warning above 7000 feet is now in effect from 10 PM this evening to 4 PM PST Tuesday.

* Timing: Periods of light snow this afternoon will increase this evening, with heavy snow pushing into the region late tonight and continuing through early Tuesday morning.

* Snow Accumulations: Above 8000 feet...18 to 36 inches with locally up to 4 feet along the Sierra Crest. Between 7000 and 8000 feet...8 to 20 inches. Below 7000 feet...up to 8 inches with less than 4 inches below 6500 feet.

* Winds: South to Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 55 mph. Sierra ridge gusts over 100 mph.

* Snow Levels: Near 7000 feet...rising to between 7500 and 8000 feet on Monday.

* Impacts: Heavy snow will create dangerous conditions, with travel being severely impacted over the Sierra passes. Whiteout conditions are likely over the passes and in the backcountry.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Avoid travel if possible tonight through Monday night, you could be stuck in your vehicle for many hours. If you must travel, prepare for long delays and carry an emergency kit with extra food, water and clothing. If you stay home, have a backup plan in case of power outages.

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Medford OR 148 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...Periods of heavy snow expected above 5000 feet in Northern California through Tuesday morning...

CAZ082-083-201230- /O.NEW.KMFR.WS.W.0009.170220T0600Z-170221T1800Z/ South Central Siskiyou County- North Central and Southeast Siskiyou County- 148 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PST TUESDAY ABOVE 5000 FEET...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Heavy Snow...which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 10 AM PST Tuesday.

* Snow accumulations...1 to 2 feet. Higher amounts above 6000 feet.

* Winds...South 20 to 30 mph with higher gusts, especially above 6000 feet.

* Elevation...Snow levels will vary between 5000 and 6000 feet through Tuesday morning.

* Locations include: Mount Shasta Ski Park, Everitt Memorial Highway.

* Impacts...Roadways above 5000 feet will become snow covered at times and may become impassable, especially above 5500 feet. Wind and snow may cause whiteout conditions.

* View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* Travel is strongly discouraged because of dangerous conditions.

* If you must travel, keep tire chains, a flashlight, blankets, food, water, medications, and a fully charged phone with you.

* The safest place during a winter storm is indoors.

* A Winter Storm Warning means that severe winter weather is imminent and poses a threat to life and property. Take protective action now.

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Medford OR 148 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...Periods of heavy snow expected above 5000 feet in Northern California through Tuesday morning...

CAZ080-201230- /O.NEW.KMFR.WS.W.0009.170220T0600Z-170221T1800Z/ Western Siskiyou County- 148 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PST TUESDAY ABOVE 5000 FEET...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Heavy Snow...which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 10 AM PST Tuesday.

* Snow accumulations...1 to 2 feet.

* Winds...South 20 to 30 mph with higher gusts.

* Elevation...Snow levels will vary between 5000 and 6000 feet.

* Locations include...Etna Summit on Sawyers Bar Road and other high terrain roadways.

* Impacts...Roadways above 5000 feet will become snow covered at times and may become impassable, especially above 5500 feet.

* View the hazard area in detail at http://weather.gov/medford/hazard

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* Travel is strongly discouraged because of dangerous conditions.

* If you must travel, keep tire chains, a flashlight, blankets, food, water, medications, and a fully charged phone with you.

* The safest place during a winter storm is indoors.

* A Winter Storm Warning means that severe winter weather is imminent and poses a threat to life and property. Take protective action now.

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Sacramento CA 119 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...Another strong storm hits northern California tonight through Tuesday...

.A weak system has brought light snow to the Sierra Cascade range today. A much stronger system is poised to hit Northern California this evening through Tuesday. It will bring periods of strong winds and heavy snow to the higher elevations. A period of higher snow levels Monday and Monday evening will limit snow impacts to near passes and higher but snow levels will fall again by Tuesday morning. If traveling through the Sierra Cascade range expect chain controls, long delays and possible closures. Mudslides and rockslides could impact mountain roads making them impassable for a day or more.

CAZ068-069-210000- /O.CON.KSTO.WS.W.0010.170220T0000Z-170222T0600Z/ Western Plumas County/Lassen Park- West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada- Including the cities of Chester, Quincy, and Blue Canyon 119 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST TUESDAY...

* MAIN IMPACTS: TRAVELERS MAY EXPERIENCE LONG DELAYS. CHAIN CONTROLS LIKELY. POOR VISIBILITY DUE TO SNOW AND STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS. CONCERN FOR MUDSLIDES ACROSS STEEPER TERRAIN.

* Confidence...HIGH.

* LOCATIONS...INTERSTATE 80 OVER DONNER PASS, HIGHWAY 50 OVER ECHO SUMMIT, HIGHWAY 88 OVER CARSON PASS, AND LASSEN PARK.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOWFALL TODAY WILL BE FOLLOWED BY HEAVIER SNOW THIS EVENING. THIS HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING BEFORE DROPPING OFF TO LIGHTER SNOW TUESDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...UP TO A FOOT OF SNOW EXPECTED DOWN TO ABOUT 5500 FEET WITH 2 TO 5 FEET OF SNOW POSSIBLE ABOVE 6000 FEET BETWEEN TODAY AND TUESDAY EVENING.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS AROUND 5500 FEET TODAY CLIMBING TO AROUND 7000 FEET ON MONDAY AND MONDAY EVENING. SNOW LEVELS DROPPING ON TUESDAY BETWEEN 4000 TO 5000 FEET.

* Other impacts...HEAVY SNOW IN COMBINATION WITH GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE POOR VISIBILITY AND HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. Strong winds are also possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

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$$URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Hanford CA 105 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

CAZ096-097-200615- /O.CON.KHNX.WS.W.0010.170220T0600Z-170221T1800Z/ Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon- Tulare County Mountains- 105 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM PST TUESDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* ACCUMULATIONS...20 to 40 inches from Kings Canyon north to Yosemite National Park. 10 to 20 inches from the Tulare and Kern County border north to Kings Canyon.

* LOCATIONS...Southern Sierra Nevada from Yosemite National Park to the Tulare and Kern County border above 7000 feet.

* HAZARD TYPES...Heavy snow and blowing snow.

* TIMING...Tonight through Tuesday morning.

* IMPACTS...The heavy snow will make many roads impassable and may produce widespread power outages due to the weight of the snow on tree limbs and power lines. Strong winds will lead to blowing snow...reduced visibility...and additional power outages.

* WINDS...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

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Molina

Flood Watch


Flood Watch National Weather Service Reno NV 330 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

CAZ073-201400- /O.CON.KREV.FA.A.0004.170220T0900Z-170221T1800Z/ /00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Mono County- Including the cities of Bridgeport, Coleville, Lee Vining, and Mammoth Lakes 330 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM PST MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

The Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of east central California, including the following area, Mono County.

* From 1 AM PST Monday through Tuesday morning

* A strong atmospheric river will bring heavy rain with high snow levels. Moderate to heavy rain and snow melt will contribute to increasing flows on rivers and streams with an enhanced flood potential late Sunday night through Tuesday.

* The highest risk of flooding is along creeks, streams, and poor drainage areas. The Walker River will see appreciable rises, but at this time is expected to remain below flood stage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Small creeks and streams are the most susceptible to flooding. Excessive rainfall may also generate rock and mud slides in steep terrain. Persons living along small creeks and streams should monitor the latest weather information at weather.gov/reno and be prepared to take action should flooding occur.

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$$Flood Watch National Weather Service Reno NV 330 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

CAZ072-NVZ002-201400- /O.CON.KREV.FA.A.0004.170220T0900Z-170221T1800Z/ /00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Greater Lake Tahoe Area- Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Tahoe City, Truckee, Markleeville, Stateline, Glenbrook, and Incline Village 330 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM PST MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of east central California and western Nevada, including the following areas, in east central California, Greater Lake Tahoe Area. In western Nevada, Greater Lake Tahoe Area.

* From 1 AM PST Monday through Tuesday morning

* A strong atmospheric river will bring heavy rain with high snow levels. Moderate to heavy rain and snow melt below 7000 feet will contribute to increasing flows on rivers and streams with an enhanced flood potential late tonight through Tuesday morning.

* The highest risk of flooding is along creeks, streams, and poor drainage areas, including the Upper Truckee River in South Lake Tahoe. The Truckee and Carson River are forecast to rise to near monitor stage Monday night into Tuesday, but at this time are expected to remain below flood stage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Small creeks and streams are the most susceptible to flooding. Excessive rainfall may also generate rock and mud slides in steep terrain. Persons in the Lake Tahoe area should take action to clear blocked drains and areas where snow berms would allow water to collect and damage property. Persons living along small creeks and streams should monitor the latest weather information at weather.gov/reno and be prepared to take action should flooding occur.

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$$Flood Watch National Weather Service Reno NV 330 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

NVZ003-201400- /O.CON.KREV.FA.A.0004.170220T1200Z-170221T1800Z/ /00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area- Including the cities of Sparks, Verdi, Gardnerville, and Virginia City 330 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

The Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of western Nevada, including the following area, Greater Reno-Carson City-Minden Area.

* From late tonight through Tuesday morning

* A strong atmospheric river will bring heavy rain with high snow levels Monday. 2 to 3 inches of rain is possible in the Carson Range with 1 to 2 inches through most valley locations. This will contribute to increasing flows on rivers and streams, with an enhanced flood potential Monday into Tuesday morning.

* The highest risk of flooding is along creeks, streams, and poor drainage areas Monday into Tuesday morning. This includes creeks and streams that drain the foothills and the Carson Range such as Steamboat Creek, Dry Creek and Eagle Valley Creek. Low lying areas in both Washoe and Carson Valleys could also see flooding issues. The Truckee and Carson River are forecast to rise to near monitor stage Monday night into Tuesday, but at this time are expected to remain below flood stage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Small creeks and streams are the most susceptible to flooding. Excessive rainfall may also generate rock and mud slides in steep terrain. Persons in the watch area should take time to clear any blocked drains in anticipation of the heavy rain. Persons living along small creeks and streams should monitor the latest weather information at weather.gov/reno and be prepared to take action should flooding occur.

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$$Flood Watch National Weather Service Reno NV 330 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

CAZ071-201400- /O.CON.KREV.FA.A.0004.170220T0900Z-170222T0000Z/ /00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties- Including the cities of Portola, Susanville, Westwood, Sierraville, and Loyalton 330 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM PST MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

The Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of northeast California, including the following area, Lassen-Eastern Plumas-Eastern Sierra Counties.

* From 1 AM PST Monday through Tuesday afternoon

* A strong atmospheric river will bring heavy rain with high snow levels. Moderate to heavy rain and snow melt will contribute to increasing flows on rivers and streams with an enhanced flood potential late tonight through Tuesday.

* The Middle Fork of the Feather River near Portola is currently forecast to briefly reach major flood stage with flooding also possible for the Susan and Pit River basins.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Small creeks and streams are the most susceptible to flooding. Excessive rainfall may also generate rock and mud slides in steep terrain. Persons living along small creeks and streams should monitor the latest weather information at weather.gov/reno and be prepared to take action should flooding occur.

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$$Flood Watch National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area 422 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...INCREASED FLOOD RISK AS AN ATMOSPHERIC RIVER IMPACTS THE REGION THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...

.A potent storm will bring another round of heavy rainfall to the greater San Franciso Bay Area and Monterey Bay Area beginning late Sunday and continuing through Monday Night. A prolonged period of moderate to heavy rainfall on already saturated soils will increase the threat for flash flooding...flooding of area creeks...streams and rivers as well as flooding of low lying...poorly drained areas across the region. The threat for rock/mud slides and shallow landslides also exists as well as increased likelihood for downed trees... power lines and damage to or washed out roadways.

CAZ006-505>513-516>518-528>530-201800- /O.CON.KMTR.FA.A.0002.000000T0000Z-170221T1200Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ San Francisco- Coastal North Bay Including Point Reyes National Seashore- North Bay Interior Valleys-North Bay Mountains- San Francisco Bay Shoreline-San Francisco Peninsula Coast- East Bay Interior Valleys-East Bay Hills and the Diablo Range- Santa Cruz Mountains-Santa Clara Valley Including San Jose- Southern Salinas Valley/Arroyo Seco and Lake San Antonio- Santa Lucia Mountains and Los Padres National Forest- Mountains Of San Benito County And Interior Monterey County Including Pinnacles National Park- Northern Salinas Valley/Hollister Valley and Carmel Valley- Northern Monterey Bay-Southern Monterey Bay and Big Sur Coast- Including the cities of...San Francisco...Tamalpais-Homestead... Sausalito...Santa Rosa...South Santa Rosa...Napa...San Rafael... Petaluma...Novato...Rohnert Park...Angwin... Lagunitas-Forest Knolls...Woodacre...Oakland...Fremont... Hayward...Daly City...Berkeley...Pacifica...Concord...Antioch... Livermore...Walnut Creek...Pleasanton...Pittsburg...San Ramon... Blackhawk...Scotts Valley...Boulder Creek...Day Valley... San Jose...Greenfield...King City...Salinas...Santa Cruz... Watsonville...Live Oak...Seaside...Monterey...Marina 422 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

The Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of western California...including the following areas...Coastal North Bay Including Point Reyes National Seashore...East Bay Hills and the Diablo Range...East Bay Interior Valleys...Mountains Of San Benito County And Interior Monterey County Including Pinnacles National Park...North Bay Interior Valleys...North Bay Mountains...Northern Monterey Bay...Northern Salinas Valley/Hollister Valley and Carmel Valley...San Francisco...San Francisco Bay Shoreline...San Francisco Peninsula Coast...Santa Clara Valley Including San Jose...Santa Cruz Mountains...Santa Lucia Mountains and Los Padres National Forest...Southern Monterey Bay and Big Sur Coast and Southern Salinas Valley/Arroyo Seco and Lake San Antonio.

* Through late Monday night

* A prolonged period of moderate to heavy rainfall is anticipated to fall on already saturated soils from late Sunday night through Monday evening. This will result in sharp rises on area rivers and streams and will likely result in flooding.

* Impacts include enhanced runoff and associated flooding in low lying areas and waterways, rising water levels and flooding on area streams, creeks and rivers. Other impacts include increased risk of rock/mud slides in steep terrain, downed trees and power lines, and damaged to or washed out roadways.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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$$Flood Watch National Weather Service Medford OR 200 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...More heavy precipitation on the way over an already soggy area...

CAZ080>083-ORZ028-201230- /O.NEW.KMFR.FA.A.0005.170220T0000Z-170221T1200Z/ /00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Western Siskiyou County-Central Siskiyou County- South Central Siskiyou County- North Central and Southeast Siskiyou County- Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades- Including the cities of Weed, Mount Shasta, Dunsmuir, and Mccloud 200 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Medford has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of northern California and south central Oregon. In northern California, Central Siskiyou County, North Central and Southeast Siskiyou County, South Central Siskiyou County, and Western Siskiyou County. In south central Oregon, Siskiyou Mountains and Southern Oregon Cascades.

* Through late Monday night.

* The heaviest rain will occur over far western Siskiyou county as well as the Mount Shasta area.

* Heavy rain combined with snow melt may cause small streams to flood. Some roads may become flooded near streams.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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$$FLOOD WATCH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID 226 PM MST SUN FEB 19 2017

...The National Weather Service in Boise has issued a flood watch for the following rivers in Oregon...Idaho...

Malheur River Near Vale affecting Malheur County

Weiser River Near Weiser affecting Washington County

Additional snowmelt and rainfall through Tuesday afternoon will lead to continued rises along the Malheur and Weiser rivers. The Weiser River is forecast to exceed flood stage Monday night, with the Malheur River forecast to exceed flood stage on Tuesday. These forecasts are likely to change so those with interests along the Malheur and Weiser Rivers should monitor news sources for updates.

Remember...A Flood Watch means that flooding is possible...but not imminent in the Watch area.

ORC045-200926- /O.NEW.KBOI.FL.A.0001.170221T2226Z-170223T0944Z/ /VALO3.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ 226 PM MST SUN FEB 19 2017

The National Weather Service in Boise has issued a * Flood Watch for The Malheur River Near Vale * from Tuesday afternoon to late Wednesday night. * At 1:30 PM Sunday the stage was 17.1 feet. * Minor flooding is possible. * Flood stage is 19.5 feet. * Forecast...Flood stage may be reached by Tuesday afternoon.

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LAT...LON 4395 11745 4402 11725 4407 11698 4403 11697 4390 11732

$$Flood Watch National Weather Service Hanford CA 107 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

CAZ089-090-093-094-096-097-200915- /O.CON.KHNX.FA.A.0004.170220T0600Z-170221T1800Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley- Mariposa, Madera, and Fresno County Foothills- Tulare County Foothills- Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon- Tulare County Mountains- Including the cities of Los Banos, Coalinga, Mendota, Fresno, Coarsegold, Oakhurst, Squaw Valley, Auberry, North Fork, Mariposa, Springville, Three Rivers, Devils Postpile, Florence Lake, Lake Thomas Edison, Tuolumne Meadows, Bass Lake, Fish Camp, Wawona, Camp Nelson, Giant Forest, Lodgepole, Grant Grove, and Johnsondale 107 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM PST THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

The Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of central California, including the following areas, East Central San Joaquin Valley, Mariposa, Madera, and Fresno County Foothills, Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon, Tulare County Foothills, Tulare County Mountains, and West Central San Joaquin Valley.

* From 10 PM PST this evening through Tuesday morning

* An incoming strong storm system will bring a period of excessive rainfall to central California. The heaviest rainfall will occur early Monday morning through Monday night.

* The combination of already wet soils and moderate to heavy rain could lead to excessive runoff. Flooding of small streams, low water crossings and poor drainage areas will be possible. Mud and rock slides in areas of higher terrain are also possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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$$FLOOD WATCH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA, CA 1017 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

The National Weather Service in Eureka has issued a Flood Watch for the following river in California...

Navarro River At Navarro affecting Mendocino County

An approaching storm system will bring moderate to heavy rainfall to the area tonight through Tuesday. Widespread rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches are possible with locally higher amounts in terrain favored areas. This will cause a steep rise on the river from Monday into early Tuesday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather Radio or your local TV or radio stations.

Residents and those with interests near the river should monitor rising water levels and be prepared for possible flood warnings.

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CAC045-200717- /O.NEW.KEKA.FL.A.0013.170221T0500Z-170221T2224Z/ /NVRC1.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ 1017 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

The National Weather Service in Eureka has issued a Flood Watch for the Navarro River at Navarro...

* From Monday evening to Tuesday afternoon. * AT 9:15 AM Sunday, the stage was 11.9 feet. * Minor flooding is possible. * Flood Stage is 23.0 feet. * FORECAST...Flood Stage may be reached by late tomorrow evening. This river is forecast to rise above flood stage of 23.0 feet late Monday evening, then crest near 25.0 feet early Tuesday morning. The river is then forecast to fall below flood stage of 23.0 feet late Tuesday morning, then recede to near 14.0 feet late by Wednesday morning.

$$Flood Watch National Weather Service Eureka CA 755 AM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

.A series of Pacific storm systems will move across the region Sunday night through Tuesday, producing moderate to heavy rain over northwest California.

CAZ101>106-108>113-200200- /O.CON.KEKA.FA.A.0006.170220T1200Z-170221T2200Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Coastal Del Norte-Del Norte Interior-Northern Humboldt Coast- Southwestern Humboldt-Northern Humboldt Interior- Southern Humboldt Interior-Southern Trinity-Mendocino Coast- Northwestern Mendocino Interior-Northeastern Mendocino Interior- Southwestern Mendocino Interior-Southeastern Mendocino Interior- 755 AM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

The Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of northwest California, including the following areas, Del Norte County, Humboldt County, Mendocino County, and southern Trinity County.

* From late tonight through Tuesday afternoon

* Rainfall amounts from 2 to 4 inches are forecast to occur Sunday night through Tuesday afternoon. Locally higher amounts are possible, particularly in south facing mountainous terrain.

* Primary impacts will be localized ponding of water on low lying roadways with poor drainage, as well as rising water levels for area streams and rivers. Flooding near the coast will be enhanced during high tide. In addition, heavy rain combined with gusty winds will increase the potential for rock and mud slides on mountain roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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