Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
542 PM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

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YUBA-
542 PM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT TONIGHT FOR A PRIVATE
EARTHEN DAM IN YUBA COUNTY ALONG LITTLE DRY CREEK...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SACRAMENTO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR A PRIVATE EARTHEN DAM IN YUBA COUNTY ALONG
  LITTLE DRY CREEK.

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT TONIGHT

* YUBA COUNTY AND LOCAL OFFICIALS HAVE REPORTED THE POSSIBLITY OF
  FAILURE OF A PRIVATE EARTHEN DAM ALONG LITTLE DRY CREEK IN YUBA
  COUNTY. SEVERAL HOMES IN THE AREA HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED BY LOCAL
  LAW ENFORCEMENT OF THE POTENTIAL DAM FAILURE. FLOODING WOULD
  OCCUR IN RURAL AREAS SOUTH OF THE DAM AND POSSIBLY TOWARDS
  SPRING VALLEY ROAD IN YUBA COUNTY.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE PREPARED TO QUICKLY EVACUATE OR MOVE QUICKLY TO HIGHER GROUND
SHOULD A FLOOD WARNING BE ISSUED. PEOPLE DOWNSTREAM OF THE DAM IN
THE AREA OF THE FLOOD WATCH SHOULD MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND
OTHER NEWS OUTLETS FOR UPDATES TO THIS SITUATION. A FLOOD WATCH
ASSOCIATED WITH A DAM MEANS THERE IS AN ISSUE OR SIGNIFICANT
PROBLEM AT THE DAM THAT THE DAM OWNER IS ADDRESSING. IF THE DAM
WERE TO FAIL THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WOULD UPGRADE THIS WATCH
TO A FLASH FLOOD WARNING.

&&

INTERACT WITH US VIA SOCIAL MEDIA
WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWS.SACRAMENTO
WWW.TWITTER.COM/NWSSACRAMENTO

$$

JHM





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