Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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WGUS66 KMFR 051741
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1041 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
AND THE EAST SIDE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.LOW PRESSURE OVER SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WILL CONTINUE TO BRING
MOIST, UNSTABLE AIR NORTHWARD INTO NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND
SOUTHERN OREGON TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THIS WILL CAUSE NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE AREA WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR
FLASH FLOODING...ESPECIALLY IN STEEP CANYONS AND AREAS BURNED BY
RECENT WILDFIRES.

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WESTERN SISKIYOU COUNTY-CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY-
SOUTH CENTRAL SISKIYOU COUNTY-
NORTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST SISKIYOU COUNTY-
NORTHEAST SISKIYOU AND NORTHWEST MODOC COUNTIES-MODOC COUNTY-
NORTHERN AND EASTERN KLAMATH COUNTY AND WESTERN LAKE COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EASTERN LAKE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ETNA...WEED...MOUNT SHASTA...DUNSMUIR...
MCCLOUD...TENNANT...ALTURAS...BLY...LAKEVIEW
1041 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEDFORD HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SOUTH
  CENTRAL OREGON...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTHERN
  CALIFORNIA...SOUTHERN AND EASTERN SISKIYOU COUNTY AND MUCH OF
  MODOC COUNTY. IN SOUTH CENTRAL OREGON...MOST OF LAKE COUNTY AND
  FAR EASTERN KLAMATH COUNTY.

* FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING

* SHOWERS AND SLOW-MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WILL CAUSE LOCALLY HEAVY
  RAINFALL.

* IMPACTS: HEAVY RAINFALL MAY CAUSE FLASH FLOODING OF AREAS
  STREAMS AND CREEKS AS WELL AS URBAN AREAS. ROCK SLIDES AND
  DEBRIS FLOWS MAY OCCUR IN AREAS OF STEEP TERRAIN AND ALSO NEAR
  RECENT BURN SCARS.

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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MAS


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