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avatar Flash flood watch
July 23, 2013 12:06PM
Flash flood watch
Flood watch
National weather service san joaquin valley - hanford ca
645 am pdt tue jul 23 2013

Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
645 am pdt tue jul 23 2013

...Flash flood watch remains in effect from 11 am pdt this
Morning through this evening...

The flash flood watch continues for

* a portion of central california...Including the following
Area...Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon.

* from 11 am pdt this morning through this evening.

* an influx of monsoonal moisture will fuel thunderstorms...Some
With very heavy rain...Over the southern sierra nevada north
Of kings canyon mainly during tuesday afternoon and evening.

* slow moving thunderstorms containing heavy downpours may
Produce excess runoff and cause rapid water rises in a very
Short period of time resulting in flash flooding. Swift moving
Currents of water can occur in a matter of just minutes and
Become life threatening.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead
To flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
Should flash flood warnings be issued.



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