Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
157 PM PST THU DEC 11 2014

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SIERRA CA-COLUSA CA-PLUMAS CA-SUTTER CA-YUBA CA-SHASTA CA-GLENN CA-
TEHAMA CA-BUTTE CA-
157 PM PST THU DEC 11 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SACRAMENTO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS IN...
  EXTREME EAST CENTRAL COLUSA COUNTY IN CENTRAL CALIFORNIA...
  SUTTER COUNTY IN CENTRAL CALIFORNIA...
  YUBA COUNTY IN CENTRAL CALIFORNIA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF MARYSVILLE...
  BUTTE COUNTY IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...PULGA...PARADISE...PALERMO...
  OROVILLE...CHICO...BRUSH CREEK RS...
  EXTREME NORTHEASTERN GLENN COUNTY IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA...
  WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA...
  SHASTA COUNTY IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...SHINGLETOWN...SHASTA DAM...REDDING...
  PALO CEDRO...BURNEY...
  SOUTHWESTERN SIERRA COUNTY IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA...
  TEHAMA COUNTY IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...RED BLUFF...MINERAL...CORNING...

* UNTIL 145 AM PST FRIDAY

* AT 146 PM PST...THE UPPER SACRAMENTO RIVER ABOVE SHASTA DAM IS
CAUSING FLOODING IN AND AROUND DUNSMUIR. LOCAL EMERGENCY OFFICIALS
HAVE ISSUED AN EVACUATION ADVISORY FOR LOW LYING AREAS OF DUNSMUIR.
ROAD FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE EVENING.

* FOR THE REST OF THE WARNED AREA...SMALL STREAMS WERE REPORTED TO
BE RISING TO BANKFUL OR OVERFLOWING THEIR BANKS DUE TO HEAVY RAIN
OVER THE AREA. 3 TO 7 INCHES OF RAIN HAS OCCURRED SINCE
WEDNESDAY...WITH AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN POSSIBLE
THROUGH THE EVENING. WATER LEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO RISE FOR MANY
HOURS AFTER THE RAIN ENDS.

REPORTS OF APARTMENT BUILDINGS AND RESIDENCES HAVE BEEN EVACUATED IN
THE RED BLUFF AREA DUE TO RISING FLOOD WATERS. MORE FLOODING IS
LIKELY AS THE RAIN CONTINUES THIS AFTERNOON. AREAS ALONG HIGHWAY 99
FROM RED BLUFF TO CHICO ARE EXPERIENCING FLOODING...AS WELL AS ALONG
INTERSTATE 5 NORTH OF CORNING TO RED BLUFF.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.
HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS
IMMEDIATELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 4049 12287 4058 12271 4068 12276 4119 12242
      4118 12137 4039 12135 3952 12085 3933 12127
      3907 12132 3889 12175 3924 12194 3955 12184
      3954 12198 3969 12193 3981 12202 3981 12288
      4032 12298

$$

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