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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
828 AM PDT Sun Jun 18 2017

...The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a flood warning
for the following rivers in California...

  Merced River at Pohono Bridge
Snowmelt will cause the Merced River at Pohono Bridge to rise above
flood stage late tonight and continue the next several days. Water will
also be very fast and cold creating increased danger.

Forecasts are based on present and forecasted meteorological and
hydrologic conditions at time of issuance.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Unlisted forecast points are expected to remain below monitor stage.
All those affected by river conditions should remain alert for rapid
changes and for possible forecast revisions.

For more hydrologic information and stage definitions refer to the
following web site:http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/hnx/hydro.php

The next statement will be issued Monday, June 19, by 9:00 AM PDT.

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828 AM PDT Sun Jun 18 2017

The National Weather Service in  Hanford has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Merced River at Pohono Bridge.
* from late tonight until further notice...or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  8:00 AM Sunday the stage was 9.9 feet
* Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast to recede to near 9.0 FT this evening then expected to
  rise above flood stage of  10.0 FT after midnight tomorrow then
  forecast to rise to near  10.0 FT after midnight tomorrow then
  forecast to fluctuate near 10.0 FT thru tomorrow morning.
* Flood Stage 10.0 ft
* IMPACT...Near 10.0 feet, Western portion of North Pines Campground
  located at the east end of Yosemite Valley between the confluence
  of the Merced River and Tenaya Creek begins to flood. Water rises
  to the base of the swinging bridge downstream from Chapel Meadow.
* IMPACT...Near 9.5 feet, Portion of Lower Pines Campground becomes
  flooded. Limited site-specific evacuations begin at Housekeeping
  Camp located along the south-facing bank of the Merced River.
  (Upstream from Sentinel Bridge and downstream from Stoneman Bridge)
* IMPACT...Near 9.0 feet, Chapel Meadow (south side of river) and
  Cooks Meadow (north side of river) begins to experience overflow.
* IMPACT...Near 6.5 feet, River is closed to rafters and flotation.

&&

LAT...LON 3776 11975 3782 11956 3769 11952 3761 11968


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