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Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 8:34 PM PST on February 20, 2017

Expires 7:30 AM EST on February 22, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect 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.

* Through Tuesday morning

* a strong storm system will continue to bring periods of
excessive rainfall to central California overnight and
Tuesday morning.

* 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.



Ds


421 PM PST sun Feb 19 2017

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has extended the

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

* until 430 am PST Wednesday

* above normal water releases from Friant dam will bring a threat of
minor flooding along and adjacent to the San Joaquin River
downstream to 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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Wind Advisory

Statement as of 9:55 PM PST on February 20, 2017

Expires 10:00 AM EST on February 21, 2017


... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 am PST Tuesday...

* winds... southeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Timing... through Tuesday morning.

* Impacts... strong winds may blow down limbs... trees... and power
lines. Scattered power outages are expected. Uprooted trees
are also more likely with very wet soils from recent rains.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.



Ds


Hydrologic Statement

Statement as of 2:48 PM PST on February 20, 2017

Expires 6:00 AM EST on February 21, 2017


Forecast information for
Merced River at pohono bridge
* at 2:00 PM Monday the stage was 5.6 feet
* forecast to fluctuate near 5.5 ft thru late this afternoon then
forecast to rise to near 7.0 ft tomorrow morning then forecast to
fluctuate near 7.0 ft thru tomorrow early afternoon.
* Flood stage 10.0 ft
* monitor stage msg ft
* impact... near 6.5 feet, river is closed to rafters and flotation.


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





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 10:25 PM PST on February 20, 2017

Expires 5:15 AM EST on February 21, 2017


... Wind reports...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Sierra Nevada...
Bear Peak 58 mph 0410 PM 02/20 8228
Crane Flat 58 mph 0300 PM 02/20 6634

... San Joaquin Valley...
Panoche Road 81 mph 0227 PM 02/20 2055
Santa Rita Peak 58 mph 0757 PM 02/20 5000
Kettleman hills 49 mph 1050 am 02/20 810
Pacheco Pass 43 mph 0538 PM 02/20 1493
Highway 99 at Merced 40 mph 0530 PM 02/20 182
Firebaugh 40 mph 0545 PM 02/20 223
Merced Airport 40 mph 0416 PM 02/20 153
Hwy 99 south of Legrand Rd 40 mph 0411 PM 02/20 201
99 S of Mariposa way 40 mph 0632 PM 02/20 191
San Luis dam 40 mph 0702 PM 02/20 323
Fresno-Chandler Airport 38 mph 0415 PM 02/20 279
Madera Airport 38 mph 0602 PM 02/20 253
Lemoore Nas 36 mph 0331 PM 02/20 233
Atwater 35 mph 0400 PM 02/20 151
Hwy 46 at kecks Rd 35 mph 1102 am 02/20 790

... Kern County mountains...
blue Max 51 mph 0532 PM 02/20 5350

... Kern County desert...
laural mountain 45 mph 0326 PM 02/20 4390

... Foothills...
Smith Peak 46 mph 0816 PM 02/20 3871
Catheys Valley 43 mph 0627 PM 02/20 1233
Oakhurst Miami Highlands 39 mph 0734 PM 02/20 2549

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


NWS Hanford CA
Iris system

215 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

... Wind gusts through 2 PM...

Location speed time/date

... Sierra Nevada...
Crane Flat 47 mph 0100 PM 02/20
Miami Mountain 38 mph 1259 PM 02/20
Blackrock 33 mph 0152 PM 02/20
Case Mountain 30 mph 0135 PM 02/20
delilah lookout 30 mph 1133 am 02/20
Mountain Rest 27 mph 1252 PM 02/20
6 NNW Shaver Lake 27 mph 0145 PM 02/20
Fence Meadow 25 mph 0100 PM 02/20
shadequarter 22 mph 1255 PM 02/20
Dinkey Creek 21 mph 0105 PM 02/20
Minarets 21 mph 1159 am 02/20
Shaver Lake 20 mph 1256 PM 02/20
Grant Grove 20 mph 1122 am 02/20

... San Joaquin Valley...
Panoche Road west of I-5 64 mph 0127 PM 02/20
Santa Rita Peak 49 mph 1157 am 02/20
Merced Airport 39 mph 1253 PM 02/20
Madera Airport 36 mph 1119 am 02/20
99 S of Mariposa way 35 mph 0111 PM 02/20
Hwy 99 south of Legrand Rd 35 mph 0101 PM 02/20
kettlemen city 34 mph 1123 am 02/20
Highway 99 at Merced 34 mph 0110 PM 02/20
Sunflower Valley 34 mph 0113 PM 02/20
I-5 at Panoche Road 31 mph 0109 PM 02/20
Firebaugh 31 mph 0115 PM 02/20
Fresno-Chandler Airport 30 mph 0115 PM 02/20
99 at San Joaquin River 29 mph 0105 PM 02/20
Avenal 24 mph 0126 PM 02/20
east Los Banos 24 mph 0134 PM 02/20
Huron 24 mph 0201 PM 02/20
Mendota 23 mph 1120 am 02/20
Atwater 23 mph 0110 PM 02/20
Fresno air terminal 21 mph 1253 PM 02/20

... Kern County mountains...
Cache creek chp on 58 32 mph 0147 PM 02/20
Jawbone Canyon 32 mph 0114 PM 02/20
Bird Springs pass 26 mph 0127 PM 02/20
Hart flat 25 mph 0113 PM 02/20
Tehachapi Muni Airport 23 mph 1235 PM 02/20
Tehachapi mtn valley apt 22 mph 1226 PM 02/20
piutes 21 mph 1251 PM 02/20

... Kern County desert...
Jawbone station 41 mph 0145 PM 02/20
laural mountain 41 mph 0126 PM 02/20
Indian Wells Canyon 39 mph 0126 PM 02/20
Edwards AFB 38 mph 0135 PM 02/20
California City fire 38 mph 0148 PM 02/20
west Rosamond 38 mph 1237 PM 02/20
Mojave Airport 35 mph 0140 PM 02/20
China Lake 35 mph 0133 PM 02/20
Boron 33 mph 0140 PM 02/20
North Edwards 33 mph 1125 am 02/20
Rosamond 31 mph 0150 PM 02/20
Ridgecrest 7ssw 31 mph 1206 PM 02/20
S Ridgecrest 30 mph 0152 PM 02/20
waren siding Mojave 29 mph 0110 PM 02/20
Redrock Canyon 29 mph 0103 PM 02/20
Inyokern 28 mph 0143 PM 02/20
northwest Mojave 23 mph 1142 am 02/20
Mojave spaceport carb 22 mph 1200 PM 02/20

... Foothills...
Catheys Valley 38 mph 1227 PM 02/20
Smith Peak 34 mph 0116 PM 02/20
Oakhurst Miami Highlands 26 mph 1234 PM 02/20
Mariposa 26 mph 0107 PM 02/20
Oakhurst Madera sheriff 25 mph 0102 PM 02/20
Yosemite lakes park 23 mph 0134 PM 02/20
8 ESE Mariposa 21 mph 1146 am 02/20
Coarsegold 21 mph 1118 am 02/20
North Fork 20 mph 1240 PM 02/20

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


NWS Hanford CA
Iris system

Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 8:34 PM PST on February 20, 2017

Expires 7:30 AM EST on February 22, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect 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.

* Through Tuesday morning

* a strong storm system will continue to bring periods of
excessive rainfall to central California overnight and
Tuesday morning.

* 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.



Ds


421 PM PST sun Feb 19 2017

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has extended the

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

* until 430 am PST Wednesday

* above normal water releases from Friant dam will bring a threat of
minor flooding along and adjacent to the San Joaquin River
downstream to 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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