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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
930 AM PST FRI FEB 17 2017

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

  Merced River at Merced River at Stevinson


...The San Joaquin River at Newman will remain above monitor stage
for the next several days...

...Bear Creek at McKee Road in the city of Merced is forecast
to rise above monitor stage early next week...

.The combination of rain and abnormally high water releases below
the dams will cause rises and swift flows along many of the mainstem
rivers during the next few days.

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 Friday February 17 at 3 PM.

&&

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930 AM PST FRI FEB 17 2017

Forecast information for
  San Joaquin River at Newman
* At  8:45 AM Friday the stage was 65.8 feet
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Forecast to fluctuate near 66.0 FT thru late Sunday morning.
* Flood Stage 69.4 ft
* Monitor Stage 63.0 ft
* IMPACT...Near 66.1 feet, Peak stage of record - 1/28/1997
* IMPACT...Near 65.0 feet, The fisherman`s bend trailer park north of
  hills ferry road begins to flood.
* IMPACT...Near 63.6 feet, Sand slough will flow.
* IMPACT...Near 63.0 feet, Monitor stage. Levee patrols required.
* IMPACT...Near 62.0 feet, Water seepage begins outside the levee
  along the river, near the newman waste water treatment plant.


&&

LAT...LON 3737 12111 3749 12092 3732 12080 3722 12107


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930 AM PST FRI FEB 17 2017

Forecast information for
  Bear Creek above Bear Creek at Mckee Road
* At  8:45 AM Friday the stage was 6.4 feet
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Forecast to fluctuate near 6.5 FT thru late this morning then
  forecast to rise above monitor stage of 17.0 FT Monday evening then
  forecast to crest near 19.5 FT Tuesday morning then forecast to
  recede to near 17.5 FT Wednesday morning.
* Flood Stage 23.0 ft
* Monitor Stage 17.0 ft
* IMPACT...Near 17.0 feet, Storm drains begin to back up. Street
  flooding occurs primarily north of Bear Creek Drive and east of M
  Street.
* IMPACT...Near 16.0 feet, South bike path along Bear Creek floods
  downstream of the G Street bridge.

&&

LAT...LON 3732 12071 3739 12042 3725 12036 3722 12063


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930 AM PST FRI FEB 17 2017

Forecast information for
  Merced River at Pohono Bridge
* At  9:00 AM Friday the stage was 4.9 feet
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Forecast to fluctuate near 5.0 FT thru tomorrow late morning.
* Flood Stage 10.0 ft


&&

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


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930 AM PST FRI FEB 17 2017

The National Weather Service in  Hanford has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Merced River at Merced River at Stevinson.
* from this evening until further notice...or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  9:00 AM Friday the stage was 70.5 feet
* Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Expected to rise above flood stage of  71.0 FT tonight then
  forecast to rise to near  72.0 FT tomorrow late evening with
  continued rise expected.
* Flood Stage 71.0 ft
* Monitor Stage 67.0 ft
* IMPACT...Near 70.5 feet, Water is up to the maintenance building in
  Hagaman Park.
* IMPACT...Near 69.0 feet, The playground area in Hagaman Park along
  Highway 165 is flooded.
* IMPACT...Near 65.0 feet, Hagaman Park along Highway 165 begins to
  flood.

&&

LAT...LON 3743 12100 3742 12084 3732 12082 3728 12093


$$



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