Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Hanford CA
451 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

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West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Including the cities of Los Banos, Coalinga, Mendota, and Fresno
451 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

...FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR THE CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY...

The Flood Watch for the Central San Joaquin Valley has been
cancelled. Scattered showers in the valley today will generally
be light with rain amounts ranging from a few hundredths of an
inch to nearly two tenths of an inch in some locations.


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Mariposa, Madera, and Fresno County Foothills-
Tulare County Foothills-
Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon-
Tulare County Mountains-
Including the cities of Coarsegold, Oakhurst, Squaw Valley,
Auberry, North Fork, Mariposa, Springville, Three Rivers,
Devils Postpile, Florence Lake, Lake Thomas Edison,
Tuolumne Meadows, Bass Lake, Fish Camp, Wawona, Camp Nelson,
Giant Forest, Lodgepole, Grant Grove, and Johnsondale
451 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...

The Flood Watch continues for

* The Sierra foothills and the Sierra below 7,000 feet.

* Until 10 AM PST this morning

* Rain will continue along the west slopes of the Sierra this
  morning with additional rainfall of a quarter of an inch to a
  half inch.

* The combination of already wet soils and additional rain could
  aggravate the flood threat in poor drainage areas and along
  small streams and creeks this morning. Mud slides, rock slides
  and fallen trees are still possible in some locations.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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KD


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