Flood Warning
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WGUS45 KREV 200104

504 PM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

...Forecast flooding changed from Moderate to Major severity for the
following rivers in California...
  Middle Fork Feather River Near Portola affecting Plumas County

For the Middle Fork Feather River...including Portola...Major
flooding is forecast.

A strong atmospheric river will push through the region late Sunday
night through early Tuesday bringing heavy rainfall to much of
northeast California. The current flood forecast for the Middle Fork
of Feather at Portola is higher than what was experienced in January,
but about 2 feet lower than the flood earlier this month.


Do not drive cars through flooded areas as rushing water
can easily sweep a car away...

The next forecast update for these locations will be issued at about
9 PM PST Sunday.


504 PM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Middle Fork Feather River Near Portola.
* from late Monday night to late Thursday night.
* At  2:30 PM Sunday the stage was 6.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Tuesday morning and
  continue to rise to near 10.7 feet by early Wednesday morning.the
  river will fall below flood stage by late Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 10.5 feet...Major flooding of lowlands...
  roads...railroads...homes...businesses and structures along river
  from Beckwourth to Sloat California...including Portola...with
  significant damage. Sleepy Pines Motel and other low structures
  along river in Portola flood. Hwy 89 near Clio flooded with
  water possibly flowing across Hwy 70.


LAT...LON 3988 12071 3983 12038 3981 12039 3972 12058 3985 12072


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