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Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
715 PM PST WED JAN 16 2019

CAC005-009-017-057-061-067-077-095-099-101-109-113-115-180300-
/O.NEW.KSTO.FA.Y.0002.190117T0315Z-190118T0300Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Yolo CA-Sutter CA-Solano CA-Placer CA-Amador CA-Tuolumne CA-
Sacramento CA-Stanislaus CA-San Joaquin CA-El Dorado CA-Calaveras CA-
Yuba CA-Nevada CA-
715 PM PST WED JAN 16 2019

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
  Yolo County in central California...
  Southeastern Sutter County in central California...
  Solano County in central California...
  Southwestern Placer County in central California...
  Amador County in northern California...
  Southwestern Tuolumne County in northern California...
  Sacramento County in central California...
  Stanislaus County in central California...
  San Joaquin County in central California...
  Western El Dorado County in northern California...
  Calaveras County in northern California...
  Northeastern Yuba County in central California...
  Southwestern Nevada County in northern California...

* Until 700 PM PST Thursday.

* At 715 PM PST, Satellite pictures and Doppler radar indicated
  heavy rain will move over the area this evening into the early
  morning hours and cause urban and small stream flooding.
  Overflowing poor drainage areas will result in minor flooding in
  the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Sacramento, Stockton, Modesto, Elk Grove, Roseville, Vallejo,
  Fairfield, Vacaville, Citrus Heights, Tracy, Folsom, Turlock,
  Davis, Pittsburg, Rocklin, Woodland, Ceres, Benicia, Galt and
  Oakdale.

* Rapid rises in small creeks and streams tonight! Some of the
  smaller creeks may overflow there banks.

* Heaviest rainfall tonight. Many small creeks and streams peaking
  mid to late Thursday morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.

&&

LAT...LON 3757 12154 3810 12157 3804 12183 3807 12204
      3814 12206 3804 12216 3815 12240 3816 12220
      3832 12220 3832 12206 3890 12234 3892 12154
      3903 12133 3897 12115 3940 12129 3951 12114
      3896 12076 3843 12058 3786 12013 3719 12136

$$

RB



Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
300 PM PST Wed Jan 16 2019

CAZ072-NVZ002-180000-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190118T1200Z/
/O.CON.KREV.BZ.W.0001.190117T0300Z-190117T1500Z/
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline,
and Incline Village
300 PM PST Wed Jan 16 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
7 AM PST THURSDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* CHANGES...Increased snow amounts for elevations above 7000 feet.

* WHAT...Very heavy snow accumulations of 3 to 6 feet above 7000
  feet with blizzard conditions expected, especially tonight into
  Thursday morning. An Avalanche Warning is also in effect from
  tonight through Friday morning. Between 6000 and 7000 feet, 1
  to 3 feet is expected through Thursday night. Winds gusting 90
  mph to as high as 130 mph for ridge tops.

  Some locations below 7000 feet could see significant periods of
  rain. This could lead to localized flooding issues where
  culverts are blocked by snow.

* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, until 4 AM PST Friday.
  For the Blizzard Warning, from 7 PM Wednesday to 7 AM PST
  Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to
  impossible with periods of road closures expected. Winds along
  with heavy, wet snow could cause areas of tree damage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Avoid travel if possible, 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.

This is a life threatening situation, especially in the higher
elevations. Road crews and first responders may not be able to
rescue you. Stay indoors until the snow and wind subside. Even a
short walk could be deadly if you become disoriented.

The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$



Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Reno NV
300 PM PST Wed Jan 16 2019

CAZ072-NVZ002-180000-
/O.CON.KREV.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190118T1200Z/
/O.CON.KREV.BZ.W.0001.190117T0300Z-190117T1500Z/
Greater Lake Tahoe Area-
Including the cities of South Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Stateline,
and Incline Village
300 PM PST Wed Jan 16 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
7 AM PST THURSDAY ABOVE 7000 FEET...

* CHANGES...Increased snow amounts for elevations above 7000 feet.

* WHAT...Very heavy snow accumulations of 3 to 6 feet above 7000
  feet with blizzard conditions expected, especially tonight into
  Thursday morning. An Avalanche Warning is also in effect from
  tonight through Friday morning. Between 6000 and 7000 feet, 1
  to 3 feet is expected through Thursday night. Winds gusting 90
  mph to as high as 130 mph for ridge tops.

  Some locations below 7000 feet could see significant periods of
  rain. This could lead to localized flooding issues where
  culverts are blocked by snow.

* WHERE...Greater Lake Tahoe Area.

* WHEN...For the Winter Storm Warning, until 4 AM PST Friday.
  For the Blizzard Warning, from 7 PM Wednesday to 7 AM PST
  Thursday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to
  impossible with periods of road closures expected. Winds along
  with heavy, wet snow could cause areas of tree damage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Avoid travel if possible, 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.

This is a life threatening situation, especially in the higher
elevations. Road crews and first responders may not be able to
rescue you. Stay indoors until the snow and wind subside. Even a
short walk could be deadly if you become disoriented.

The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$



Avalanche Warning

CAZ072-NVZ002-171730-

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Avalanche Warning
Forest Service Sierra Avalanche Center
Relayed by National Weather Service Reno NV
925 AM PST Wed Jan 16 2019

BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WARNING

The Sierra Avalanche Center in Truckee has issued a BACKCOUNTRY
AVALANCHE WARNING for the following areas:

GREATER LAKE TAHOE

* TIMING...In effect from Wed 16:00 PST to Fri 07:00 PST.

* AFFECTED AREA...Central Sierra Nevada mountains between Yuba
  Pass (Hwy 49) on the north and Ebbetts Pass (Hwy 4) on the
  south, including the greater Lake Tahoe area.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...HIGH avalanche danger exists in the mountains.

* REASON/IMPACTS...Blizzard conditions and existing weak layers in
  the snowpack have created very dangerous and complex avalanche
  conditions. Expect widespread, large, and destructive avalanche
  activity in the mountains. Natural avalanches are likely and
  human-triggered avalanches are very likely.

* PRECAUTIONARY / PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Travel in avalanche
  terrain is not recommended.

Consult https://www.sierraavalanchecenter.org/ or
www.avalanche.org for more detailed information.

Similar avalanche danger may exist at locations outside the
coverage area of this or any avalanche center.


$$



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