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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
330 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...PERIODS OF HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW THROUGH THE WEEKEND...

.SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TODAY. ANOTHER STRONG SYSTEM WILL PUSH
THROUGH THE NORTH STATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY WITH HEAVIER SNOW AND
STRONG GUSTY WINDS.

CAZ068-069-220000-
/O.CON.KSTO.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170123T1200Z/
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CHESTER, QUINCY, AND BLUE CANYON
330 AM PST SAT JAN 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST MONDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW CONTINUES TODAY. HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS
  RETURN LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO EARLY MONDAY.

* LOCATIONS...INTERSTATE 80 OVER DONNER PASS, HIGHWAY 50 OVER ECHO
  SUMMIT, HIGHWAY 88 OVER CARSON PASS AND LASSEN VOLCANIC NATIONAL
  PARK.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 FEET OF SNOW ABOVE 4000 FEET WITH 6
  TO 12 INCHES DOWN TO AROUND 3000 FEET. LOCAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 5
  TO 7 FEET ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. SNOWFALL RATES OF 2
  INCHES OR MORE AN HOUR AT TIMES LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.

* MAIN IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS WITH CHAIN CONTROLS AND WHITE
  OUT CONDITIONS. ROAD CLOSURES POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD, AND
WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

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

$$



Flood Warning

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
840 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers in California...

  Sacramento River At Ord Ferry

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
California...

  Sacramento River At Tehama Bridge

.The Sacramento River is expected to rise as runoff from the
recent storm works its way downstream. Overflow will continue
at all weirs. Another storm system later this weekend will
bring another rise to the Upper Sacramento River by Sunday.

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/sto/hydro_data.php


The next statement will be issued Saturday January 21, 2017 at 9 AM.

&&

CAC103-220640-
/O.EXT.KSTO.FL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-170122T1000Z/
/TEHC1.1.ER.170119T0947Z.170121T0700Z.170121T1700Z.NO/
840 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
 The Sacramento River At Tehama Bridge.* At  8:00 PM Friday the stage was 213.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* forecast to rise to near  214.0 ft near this midnight then forecast
  to fall below flood stage of 213.0 ft late tomorrow morning then
  forecast to recede to near 212.0 ft late tomorrow evening.
* Flood stage 213.0 ft
* Monitor stage 210.0 ft
* Impact...Near 214.0 feet, Between two hundred thirteen and two
  hundred fourteen feet the county park becomes inaccessible. At two
  hundred forteen feet water begins to enter Driftwood RV fishing
  resort on east bank of river and just north of the county park.
* Impact...Near 213.0 feet, Flood stage - Road inside trailer park and
  turn around site under RR tracks (Tehama/Vina road) become
  impassible. Water is into area around structures on east side of
  river. No structural damage. Sheriff`s office issues advisory.
  Makes sure Pelhams Bay, Snug Harbor, River Inn (small trailer parks
  all in a row on east side of river north of bridge) know of
  advisory.
* Impact...Near 210.0 feet, Water into rv park on east side of river.
  Tires of trailers get wet.

 &&

LAT...LON 4009 12228 4010 12205 3996 12199 3994 12221


$$



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