Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
107 PM PDT SUN JUL 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SACRAMENTO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  THE RIM FIRE BURN AREA IN...
  TUOLUMNE COUNTY IN CENTRAL CALIFORNIA...

* UNTIL 700 PM PDT

* AT 105 PM PDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE RIM FIRE BURN AREA THAT COULD LEAD TO FLASH
  FLOODING AND DEBRIS FLOWS.

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

* RAIN GAUGES HAVE INDICATED VERY HEAVY RAINFALL WHICH WILL LIKELY
  LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING AND DEBRIS FLOWS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE SEVERELY BURNED AREAS ARE OF PARTICULAR CONCERN...THIS INCLUDES
THE GRANITE CREEK BASIN. THESE AREAS NO LONGER ABSORB RAINFALL,
LEADING TO ENHANCED RUNOFF. THOSE TRAVELING ALONG COTTONWOOD ROAD,
CHERRY LAKE ROAD, LUMPSTON ROAD, AND USFS ROAD 3N01 SHOULD BE ALERT
FOR PROBABLE ROAD PROBLEMS DUE TO FLOODING, ROCK SLIDES, AND DEBRIS
FLOWS.

THIS IS A DANGEROUS SITUATION. HUNTERS, RESIDENTS, AND PERSONS
TRAVELING WITHIN THE RIM FIRE BURN AREA 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.

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 ARE IN OR NEAR THE WARNED AREA, YOU SHOULD SEEK A SAFE LOCATION
IMMEDIATELY. YOUR LIFE MAY DEPEND ON HOW QUICKLY YOU REACT.

&&

LAT...LON 3783 11983 3781 11988 3776 11987 3775 11994
      3781 12003 3790 12030 3815 11992 3802 11987
      3789 11989 3789 11983 3786 11982

$$

RB





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