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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
723 AM PDT Mon May 22 2017

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

  Merced River at Pohono Bridge

.Snow melt due to above average temperatures will produce river rises
along the Merced River.

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 at 3 PM PDT this afternoon.

&&

CAC043-231623-
/O.NEW.KHNX.FL.W.0011.170523T1000Z-170524T0700Z/
/POHC1.1.ER.170523T1000Z.170523T1100Z.170523T1300Z.NO/
723 AM PDT Mon May 22 2017

The National Weather Service in  Hanford has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Merced River at Pohono Bridge.
* from late tonight to late Tuesday night...or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  7:00 AM Monday the stage was 9.3 feet
* Minor Flooding is forecast.
* Forecast to fluctuate near 9.0 FT thru late this afternoon then
  expected to rise above flood stage of  10.0 FT early tomorrow then
  forecast to rise to near  10.0 FT early tomorrow then forecast to
  fluctuate near 10.0 FT thru tomorrow morning.
* Flood Stage 10.0 ft
* Monitor Stage MSG ft
* IMPACT...Near 10.0 feet, Western portion of North Pines Campground
  located at the east end of Yosemite Valley between the confluence
  of the Merced River and Tenaya Creek begins to flood. Water rises
  to the base of the swinging bridge downstream from Chapel Meadow.
* IMPACT...Near 9.5 feet, Portion of Lower Pines Campground becomes
  flooded. Limited site-specific evacuations begin at Housekeeping
  Camp located along the south-facing bank of the Merced River.
  (Upstream from Sentinel Bridge and downstream from Stoneman Bridge)
* IMPACT...Near 9.0 feet, Chapel Meadow (south side of river) and
  Cooks Meadow (north side of river) begins to experience overflow.
* IMPACT...Near 6.5 feet, River is closed to rafters and flotation.

&&

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


$$

CAC047-231622-
/O.ROU.KHNX.HY.S.0000.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/STVC1.N.UU.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
723 AM PDT Mon May 22 2017

Forecast information for
  Merced River at Merced River at Stevinson
* At  7:00 AM Monday the stage was 64.3 feet
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Forecast to fluctuate near 64.0 FT thru tomorrow evening.
* Flood Stage 71.0 ft
* Monitor Stage 67.0 ft


&&

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


$$

BSO



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