Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
425 PM PDT THU JUL 17 2014

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PLUMAS CA-LASSEN CA-SHASTA CA-
425 PM PDT THU JUL 17 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SACRAMENTO HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR RAPID RIVER RISES IN...
  EXTREME WEST CENTRAL LASSEN COUNTY...
  EXTREME NORTHWESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY...
  EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN SHASTA COUNTY...

* UNTIL 715 PM PDT

* AT 414 PM PDT STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ARE NEAR
MOUNT HARKNESS AND JUNIPER LAKE IN LASSEN PARK.

THESE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE PRODUCED RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO 1.50 INCHES
DURING THE PAST HOUR. THIS WILL CAUSE RAPID RISES IN SMALL STREAMS
AND CREEKS IN LASSEN PARK ESPECIALLY NEAR JUNIPER LAKE INCLUDING
WARNER CREEK. ROADS LEADING TO JUNIPER LAKE INCLUDING JUNIPER
CAMPGROUNDS MAY BE FLOODED.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF FLOOD WATERS. ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER CAN QUICKLY CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4049 12139 4050 12122 4044 12122 4040 12123
      4041 12140

$$

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