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California, Tulare County Mountains

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 Watch

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

Expires 1:00 PM EST on February 21, 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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Areal Flood Watch

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

Expires 1:00 PM EST on February 21, 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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Alaska - Winter Weather Statement
Arizona - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Dense Fog Advisory
American Samoa - Flash Flood Watch
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Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Florida - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Georgia - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Illinois - Dense Fog Advisory
Indiana - Dense Fog Advisory
Iowa - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Kansas - Dense Fog Advisory
Kentucky - Dense Fog Advisory
Louisiana - Dense Fog Advisory
Minnesota - Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Dense Fog Advisory
Missouri - Dense Fog Advisory
Montana - Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New Mexico - Winter Weather Advisory
Oregon - Flood Warning , High Wind Watch, Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory
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