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Flood Warning

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
757 PM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

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

  Cosumnes River At Michigan Bar
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
California..
  San Joaquin River Near Vernalis
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
California...

  Tuolumne River At Modesto

.High water conditions will continue on the lower San Joaquin
River system for the next several days. Renewed rises will develop
on the Cosumnes River as inflows increase with incoming storm
systems.

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 Monday February 20, 2017 at 300 AM.

&&

CAC005-017-067-210556-
/O.NEW.KSTO.FL.W.0042.170220T2348Z-000000T0000Z/
/MHBC1.1.ER.170220T2348Z.170221T0300Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
757 PM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Cosumnes River At Michigan Bar.
* from Monday afternoon until further notice...Or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At  6:30 PM Sunday the stage was 6.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast to rise above monitor stage of 7.0 FT early tomorrow
  morning then expected to rise above flood stage of  12.0 FT
  tomorrow afternoon then forecast to rise to near  13.0 FT tomorrow
  evening with continued rise expected.
* Flood stage 12.0 ft
* Monitor stage 7.0 ft
* Impact...Near 12.0 feet, Water flows on to the road near Wilton.
* Impact...Near 8.0 feet, Low lying lands along the river begin to
  flood.

 &&

LAT...LON 3848 12133 3859 12103 3842 12092 3836 12124


$$



Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Reno NV
330 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017


CAZ072-NVZ002-201400-
/O.CON.KREV.FA.A.0004.170220T0900Z-170221T1800Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Tahoe City, Truckee,
Markleeville, Stateline, Glenbrook, and Incline Village
330 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM PST MONDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of east central California and western Nevada,
  including the following areas, in east central California,
  Greater Lake Tahoe Area. In western Nevada, Greater Lake Tahoe
  Area.

* From 1 AM PST Monday through Tuesday morning

* A strong atmospheric river will bring heavy rain with high snow
  levels. Moderate to heavy rain and snow melt below 7000 feet
  will contribute to increasing flows on rivers and streams with
  an enhanced flood potential late tonight through Tuesday
  morning.

* The highest risk of flooding is along creeks, streams, and poor
  drainage areas, including the Upper Truckee River in South Lake
  Tahoe. The Truckee and Carson River are forecast to rise to near
  monitor stage Monday night into Tuesday, but at this time are
  expected to remain below flood stage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Small creeks and streams are the most susceptible to flooding.
Excessive rainfall may also generate rock and mud slides in steep
terrain. Persons in the Lake Tahoe area should take action to
clear blocked drains and areas where snow berms would allow water
to collect and damage property. Persons living along small creeks
and streams should monitor the latest weather information at
weather.gov/reno and be prepared to take action should flooding
occur.

&&

$$



Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
258 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

CAZ072-NVZ002-201400-
/O.EXT.KREV.WS.W.0009.170220T0600Z-170222T0000Z/
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
258 PM PST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
4 PM PST TUESDAY ABOVE 6500 FEET...

The Winter Storm Warning above 6500 feet is now in effect from
10 PM this evening to 4 PM PST Tuesday.

* Timing: Periods of light snow today will increase this
  evening, with heavy snow pushing into the region late tonight
  and continuing through early Tuesday morning.

* Snow Accumulations: Above 7500 feet...2 to 5 feet. Between
  6500 and 7500 feet...8 to 24 inches. Heaviest snow will be
  west of Highway 89 and along the Sierra crest. Below 6500
  feet...Up to 6 inches.

* Winds: South to Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 55
  mph. Sierra ridge gusts over 130 mph.

* Snow Levels: Near 6000 feet through this evening, rising
  overnight to near 7500 feet Monday morning, then falling
  again Monday night to near 6500 feet.

* Impacts: Heavy snow will create dangerous conditions, with
  travel being severely impacted over the Sierra passes.
  Whiteout conditions are likely over the passes and in the
  backcountry.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Avoid travel if possible tonight through Monday night, you could
be stuck in your vehicle for many hours. If you must travel,
prepare for long delays and carry an emergency kit with extra
food, water and clothing. If you stay home, have a backup plan in
case of power outages.

&&

$$



Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
959 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

CAC003-005-007-009-011-017-021-033-035-057-061-063-067-077-089-091-
095-099-101-103-109-113-115-240000-
/O.CON.KSTO.FA.W.0011.000000T0000Z-170224T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Colusa CA-Yolo CA-Sutter CA-Solano CA-Plumas CA-Alpine CA-Placer CA-
Shasta CA-Lassen CA-Amador CA-Tuolumne CA-Sacramento CA-Lake CA-
Stanislaus CA-San Joaquin CA-El Dorado CA-Calaveras CA-Tehama CA-
Butte CA-Glenn CA-Sierra CA-Yuba CA-Nevada CA-
959 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 400 PM PST THURSDAY FOR COLUSA...YOLO...SUTTER...
SOLANO...PLUMAS...ALPINE...PLACER...SHASTA...LASSEN...AMADOR...
TUOLUMNE...SACRAMENTO...LAKE...STANISLAUS...SAN JOAQUIN...EL
DORADO...CALAVERAS...TEHAMA...BUTTE...GLENN...SIERRA...YUBA AND
NEVADA COUNTIES...

* Interior Northern California will experience another significant
  uptick in flooding problems starting late tonight and continuing
  through Monday night as an intense Atmospheric River type storm
  arrives.

* Our entire region has saturated soils and many flooded areas
  already.  This will enhance the impact of additional heavy rains
  this week.

* Additional stress will be placed on levees, rivers, creeks, and
  streams.

* We may see flooding in locations which haven`t been impacted in
  many years.

* We are strongly advising all residents in interior Northern
  California to be prepared for flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Be prepared to evacuate if flooding should affect your area.  Gather
a "go bag" with important items like medications and hard to replace
documents.  Do not forget to plan for you pets and animals.

Please never drive across flooded waters and roadways, especially
flowing water.  Most people who are killed or injured during floods
are attempting to drive through flooded waters.  Turn around, don`t
drown!

LAT...LON 3725 12146 3810 12157 3808 12230 3832 12206
      3884 12229 3867 12262 3907 12309 3950 12306
      3955 12288 4033 12307 4058 12269 4117 12246
      4118 12250 4118 12133 4059 12132 3835 11963
      3776 11988 3780 12018 3713 12122

$$

MK



Avalanche Watch

CAZ072-NVZ002-201500-

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
AVALANCHE WATCH
U.S. FOREST SERVICE SIERRA AVALANCHE CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
859 AM PST SUN FEB 19 2017

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE U.S.
FOREST SERVICE SIERRA AVALANCHE CENTER.

...AN AVALANCHE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

A STRONG WINTER STORM BACKED BY AN ATMOSPHERIC RIVER WILL BEGIN TO
IMPACT THE REGION STARTING LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH
MONDAY NIGHT. THIS STORM WILL BRING STRONG, GUSTY WINDS AND
SEVERAL FEET OF NEW SNOW TO THE SIERRA.

THE CURRENT AVALANCHE DANGER IS MODERATE. THE AVALANCHE DANGER IS
EXPECTED TO RISE TO HIGH BY 7 AM MONDAY MORNING.

THIS WATCH WAS POSTED AT 9 AM SUNDAY MORNING AND COVERS THE
SIERRA NEVADA MOUNTAINS BETWEEN YUBA PASS ON THE NORTH AND EBBETTS
PASS ON THE SOUTH, AND INCLUDES THE GREATER LAKE TAHOE BASIN.
THIS WATCH APPLIES ONLY TO BACKCOUNTRY AREAS OUTSIDE OF
ESTABLISHED SKI AREA BOUNDARIES. THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT
IS PROVIDED BY THE U.S. FOREST SERVICE, WHICH IS SOLELY
RESPONSIBLE FOR ITS CONTENT. THIS WATCH DESCRIBES GENERAL
AVALANCHE CONDITIONS AND LOCAL VARIATIONS ALWAYS OCCUR. THIS
AVALANCHE WATCH WILL BE UPDATED BY 7 AM MONDAY MORNING.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION GO TO WWW.SIERRAAVALANCHECENTER.ORG OR
CALL THE AVALANCHE HOTLINE AT 530 587 3558.

$$



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