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California, Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon

Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 11:06 PM PST on February 18, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EST on February 21, 2017


... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Sunday afternoon
through Tuesday morning above 7000 feet...

* locations... southern Sierra Nevada from Yosemite National Park
to the Tulare and Kern County border above 7000 feet.

* Hazard types... heavy snow and blowing snow.

* Snow accumulations... 1 to 3 feet with up to 4 feet possible
from Yosemite National Park to Kings Canyon National Park.

* Timing... snow will begin Sunday afternoon and become heavy at
times Sunday night through Monday.

* Impacts... the heavy snow will make many roads impassable and
may produce widespread power outages due to the weight of the
snow on tree limbs and power lines. Strong winds will lead to
blowing snow... reduced visibility... and additional power
outages.

* Winds... southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow, sleet, or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.



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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 3:58 PM PST on February 18, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 23, 2017


The National Weather Service in unlocalized site has issued a

* Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams in...
Colusa County in central California...
Yolo County in central California...
Sutter County in central California...
Solano County in central California...
Plumas County in northern California...
Alpine County in northern California...
Placer County in central California...
Shasta County in northern California...
Lassen County in northern California...
Amador County in northern California...
Tuolumne County in northern California...
Sacramento County in central California...
Lake County in central California...
Stanislaus County in central California...
San Joaquin County in central California...
El Dorado County in northern California...
Calaveras County in northern California...
Tehama County in northern California...
Butte County in northern California...
Glenn County in central California...
Sierra County in northern California...
Yuba County in central California...
Nevada County in northern California...

* until 400 PM PST Thursday

* interior northern California will experience another significant
uptick in flooding problems starting late Sunday night 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.

* 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. Don't Forget to plan for your pets and animals.

Please never drive across flooded waters... especially flowing water.
Most people who are killed or injured during floods are attempting
to drive through flooded waters.


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


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Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 11:02 PM PST on February 18, 2017

Expires 7:30 PM EST on February 19, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect from Sunday afternoon through
Tuesday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of central California, including the following
areas, east central San Joaquin Valley, Mariposa, Madera, and
Fresno County foothills, Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings
Canyon, Tulare County foothills, Tulare County mountains, and
west central San Joaquin Valley.

* From Sunday afternoon through Tuesday morning

* an incoming strong storm system will bring a period of
excessive rainfall to central California.

* The combination of already wet soils and moderate to heavy
rain could lead to excessive runoff. Flooding of small
streams, low water crossings and poor drainage areas will be
possible. Mud and rock slides in areas of higher terrain are
also possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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447 am PST Fri Feb 17 2017

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has issued a

* flood advisory for...
a dam floodgate release in...
south central Madera County in central California...
central Fresno County in central California...

* until 430 PM PST Sunday

* abnormally high water releases will continue out of Friant dam
for the next several days with a threat of minor flooding near
and along the San Joaquin River.

* Residents either side of the San Joaquin River in Madera County
and Fresno County should closely monitor water levels and be
prepared to move to higher ground if flooding becomes imminent.
Water levels will remain moderately high along the San Joaquin
River for the next several days or weeks.

* Locations that may experience minor flooding include Lost Lake
park, Wildwood Mobile Home Park, a number of Golf courses along
the river and other points downstream to Biola and Mendota.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3701 11972 3699 11969 3697 11972 3694 11972
      3690 11977 3686 11978 3685 11980 3684 11983
      3684 11990 3682 12000 3681 12003 3681 12008
      3680 12013 3677 12019 3678 12021 3676 12023
      3676 12032 3680 12032 3679 12027 3680 12020
      3682 12013 3683 12009 3683 12004 3685 11996
      3686 11983 3689 11980 3694 11977

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Hydrologic Statement

Statement as of 3:11 PM PST on February 18, 2017

Expires 8:11 PM EST on February 19, 2017


Forecast information for
Merced River at pohono bridge
* at 3:00 PM Saturday the stage was 4.9 feet
* forecast to fluctuate near 5.0 ft thru tomorrow afternoon.
* Flood stage 10.0 ft



Lat... Lon 3776 11975 3782 11956 3769 11952 3761 11968





311 PM PST Sat Feb 18 2017

Forecast information for
Merced River at pohono bridge
* at 3:00 PM Saturday the stage was 4.9 feet
* forecast to fluctuate near 5.0 ft thru tomorrow afternoon.
* Flood stage 10.0 ft



Lat... Lon 3776 11975 3782 11956 3769 11952 3761 11968





Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 11:02 PM PST on February 18, 2017

Expires 7:30 PM EST on February 19, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect from Sunday afternoon through
Tuesday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of central California, including the following
areas, east central San Joaquin Valley, Mariposa, Madera, and
Fresno County foothills, Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings
Canyon, Tulare County foothills, Tulare County mountains, and
west central San Joaquin Valley.

* From Sunday afternoon through Tuesday morning

* an incoming strong storm system will bring a period of
excessive rainfall to central California.

* The combination of already wet soils and moderate to heavy
rain could lead to excessive runoff. Flooding of small
streams, low water crossings and poor drainage areas will be
possible. Mud and rock slides in areas of higher terrain are
also possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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447 am PST Fri Feb 17 2017

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has issued a

* flood advisory for...
a dam floodgate release in...
south central Madera County in central California...
central Fresno County in central California...

* until 430 PM PST Sunday

* abnormally high water releases will continue out of Friant dam
for the next several days with a threat of minor flooding near
and along the San Joaquin River.

* Residents either side of the San Joaquin River in Madera County
and Fresno County should closely monitor water levels and be
prepared to move to higher ground if flooding becomes imminent.
Water levels will remain moderately high along the San Joaquin
River for the next several days or weeks.

* Locations that may experience minor flooding include Lost Lake
park, Wildwood Mobile Home Park, a number of Golf courses along
the river and other points downstream to Biola and Mendota.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3701 11972 3699 11969 3697 11972 3694 11972
      3690 11977 3686 11978 3685 11980 3684 11983
      3684 11990 3682 12000 3681 12003 3681 12008
      3680 12013 3677 12019 3678 12021 3676 12023
      3676 12032 3680 12032 3679 12027 3680 12020
      3682 12013 3683 12009 3683 12004 3685 11996
      3686 11983 3689 11980 3694 11977

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Arkansas - Dense Fog Advisory
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