Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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WGUS86 KEKA 200339
FLSEKA
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA, CA
739 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
California...

  Navarro River At Navarro affecting Mendocino County

Moderate to occasionally heavy rainfall tonight into early Friday
morning will cause a rapid and steep rise on the Navarro River. The
river is forecast to crest above flood stage Friday afternoon.


SAFETY MESSAGE...

Do not drive your car across flooded roadways. It only takes about
two feet of water to float most vehicles. For area road conditions...
call CALTRANS at 1-800-427-7623.

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

The next statement will be issued around 1000 AM Friday morning or as
warranted by changing conditions.

&&

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/NVRC1.1.ER.170120T1740Z.170120T1800Z.170120T1820Z.NO/
739 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

The Flood Warning continues for the Navarro River At Navarro.
* From Friday morning to Friday afternoon or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  6:15 PM Thursday the stage was 16.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood Stage is 23.0 feet.

* FORECAST...This river is expected to rise and crest at the flood stage of
  23.0 feet late Friday morning and then recede to near 12.5 feet early
  Sunday morning. It is then forecast to rise to near 16.5 feet Sunday
  evening with continued rise expected.
* IMPACTS...At 23.0 feet...Flooding of Highway 128 approximately 5
  miles from Highway 1 is certain and the road will be closed.
  Motorists should use alternate routes.

&&

LAT...LON 3921 12354 3914 12366 3917 12375 3925 12376


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