Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
1000 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING POSSIBLE THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.A PACIFIC STORM WILL CONTINUE TO BRING THE THREAT OF HEAVY RAIN
TO THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILL REGIONS THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.
SIGNIFICANT RISES IN WATER LEVELS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG SMALL STREAMS
AND RIVERS WITH A THREAT OF ROCK SLIDES...MUD SLIDES AND DEBRIS
FLOWS.

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MARIPOSA, MADERA, AND FRESNO COUNTY FOOTHILLS-
TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS-KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COARSEGOLD...OAKHURST...SQUAW VALLEY...
AUBERRY...NORTH FORK...MARIPOSA...SPRINGVILLE...THREE RIVERS...
TEHACHAPI...LAKE ISABELLA...CAMP NELSON...GIANT FOREST...
LODGEPOLE...GRANT GROVE...JOHNSONDALE
1000 PM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* A PORTION OF CENTRAL CALIFORNIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS...MARIPOSA, MADERA, AND FRESNO
  COUNTY FOOTHILLS...TULARE COUNTY FOOTHILLS AND TULARE COUNTY
  MOUNTAINS.

* THROUGH MONDAY MORNING

* PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN OVER THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF THE SIERRA
  FOOTHILLS AND KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS
  OF 0.5 TO 1.5 INCHES WILL BE LIKELY OVER THE WEST AND NORTH
  FACING MOUNTAIN SLOPES.

* LANDSLIDES AND ROCKSLIDES ARE VERY COMMON DURING INTENSE RAIN
  EVENTS AND COULD LEAD TO ROAD CLOSURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

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DCH



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