Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
922 PM PST THU DEC 11 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SACRAMENTO HAS EXTENDED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  THE AMERICAN FIRE BURN AREA IN...
  EL DORADO COUNTY...
  THE KING FIRE BURN AREA IN...
  PLACER COUNTY...

* UNTIL 315 AM PST FRIDAY

* AT 914 PM PST...MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN IN THE CENTRAL VALLEY
  CONTINUES TO MOVE INTO THE SIERRA. HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE
  BURN SCAR AREAS WILL HAVE SNOW.

* FLASH FLOODS AND DEBRIS FLOWS ARE LIKELY IN AND BELOW THE AMERICAN
  FIRE BURN AREA FOR SEVERAL HOURS DUE TO HEAVY RAIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AMERICAN FIRE BURN AREA: THE SEVERELY BURNED AREAS ARE OF PARTICULAR
CONCERN...THIS INCLUDES THE UPPER PORTION OF THE NORTH FORK OF THE
MIDDLE FORK OF THE AMERICAN RIVER BASIN INCLUDING THE WESTERN STATES
TRAIL. THESE AREAS NO LONGER ABSORB ANY RAINFALL, LEADING TO
ENHANCED RUNOFF. THOSE TRAVELING ALONG FORESTHILL ROAD BETWEEN
WESTVILLE AND ROBINSON FLAT SHOULD BE ALERT FOR PROBABLE ROAD
PROBLEMS DUE TO FLOODING, ROCK AND DEBRIS FLOWS.

KING FIRE BURN AREA: THE SEVERELY BURNED AREAS ARE OF PARTICULAR
CONCERN...THIS INCLUDES THE RUBICON RIVER, SILVER CREEK AND SOUTH
FORK AMERICAN RIVER BASINS. THESE AREAS NO LONGER ABSORB ANY
RAINFALL LEADING TO ENHANCED RUNOFF. THOSE TRAVELING ALONG ELEVEN
PINES ROAD ESPECIALLY AROUND THE ELLICOT CROSSING REACH, JAYBIRD
ACCESS ROAD, FOREBAY ROAD AND OTHER LOCAL ROADS WITHIN THE KING FIRE
BURN AREA SHOULD BE ALERT FOR PROBABLE ROAD PROBLEMS DUE TO
FLOODING, ROCK AND DEBRIS FLOWS.

THIS IS A DANGEROUS SITUATION. RESIDENTS AND PERSONS TRAVELING WITHIN
THE AMERICAN AND KING FIRE BURN AREAS NEED TO BE ALERT FOR THE
POTENTIAL OF MUD AND DEBRIS FLOWS. THESE FLOWS COULD IMPACT AREA
ROADWAYS, HILL SIDES, AND LOCAL STREAMS AND CREEKS. IF YOU OBSERVE
MOVEMENT OF SOILS...DEBRIS, OR LARGE AMOUNTS OF WATER YOU SHOULD
MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.

THIS IS A DANGEROUS SITUATION. RESIDENTS AND PERSONS TRAVELING WITHIN
THE AMERICAN AND KING FIRE BURN AREAS NEED TO BE ALERT FOR THE POTENTIAL
OF MUD AND DEBRIS FLOWS. THESE FLOWS COULD IMPACT AREA ROADWAYS,
HILL SIDES, AND LOCAL STREAMS AND CREEKS.

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR A BURN AREA MEANS THAT FLASH FLOODING,
DEBRIS FLOWS, AND/OR ROCK SLIDES ARE LIKELY OR ALREADY OCCURRING. IF
YOU OBSERVE MOVEMENT OF SOILS...DEBRIS, OR LARGE AMOUNTS OF WATER
YOU SHOULD MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3923 12061 3913 12032 3875 12047 3876 12071
      3908 12072

$$

JBB





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