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avatar Hydrologic outlook
December 13, 2016 04:01PM
Caz096-141900-

Hydrologic outlook
National weather service hanford ca
1113 am pst tue dec 13 2016

...Heavy precipitation and possible flooding to impact the regionThursday afternoon and friday...

A moist pacific storm system will impact central ca thursday
Through friday. This storm system will tap into subtropical
Moisture bringing a threat of widespread precipitation across the
Region. Rain could be heavy at times along the sierra foothills
And lower elevations of the sierra. Heavy snow will be probable
Over the sierra high country.

Potential precipitation amounts through friday:

0.5 inch to one inch in the san joaquin valley. One to two inches
Along the sierra foothills. One to four inches in the southern
Sierra. 0.5 to 1.5 inches in the tehachapi mountains.

Flooding problems could develop in the foothills and lower
Elevations of the sierra...Including possible rock slides and mud
Slides near any burn areas.

The forecast for the merced river at pohono bridge shows the
River rising just above flood stage on thursday night...Possibly
Causing minor flooding around yosemite park. Smaller creeks and
Streams could see sudden rises and flooding. In the san joaquin
Valley...Urbanized street flooding will be possible...In areas
Aggravated by poor drainage due to leaves and other debris.

Property owners should take steps to clear leaf debris from their
Property before the storm arrives. Stay tuned to our website
Weather.Gov/hanford and you can follow us on facebook at us
National weather service hanford california or on twitter at
Nwshanford or your local media station for the latest on this
Approaching storm...Including river and stream predictions and any
Possible watches and warnings for your community.

$$

MV
avatar Flash flood watch
December 13, 2016 04:03PM
Flood watch
National weather service hanford ca
145 pm pst tue dec 13 2016

Caz093>097-140545-
/o.New.Khnx.Ff.A.0007.161215t1800z-161217t0000z/
/00000.0.Rs.000000t0000z.000000t0000z.000000t0000z.Oo/
Mariposa, madera, and fresno county foothills-
Tulare county foothills-kern county mountains-
Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
Tulare county mountains-
Including the cities of...Coarsegold...Oakhurst...Squaw valley...
Auberry...North fork...Mariposa...Springville...Three rivers...
Tehachapi...Lake isabella...Devils postpile...Florence lake...
Lake thomas edison...Tuolumne meadows...Bass lake...Fish camp...
Wawona...Camp nelson...Giant forest...Lodgepole...Grant grove...
Johnsondale
145 pm pst tue dec 13 2016

...Flash flood watch in effect from thursday morning through
Friday afternoon...

The national weather service in hanford has issued a

* flash flood watch for a portion of central california...
Including the following areas...Kern county mountains...
Mariposa, madera, and fresno county foothills...Sierra nevada
From yosemite to kings canyon...Tulare county foothills and
Tulare county mountains.

* from thursday morning through friday afternoon.

* 2 to 4 inches of rain with isolated amounts up to 6 inches in
The sierra. 0.5 to 1 inch in the tehachapis.

* burn scar areas including the cedar fire, rough fire and way
Fire may see elevated threat of debris flows in heavy rain.

* rock slides and flash flooding are possible along mountain
Roadways.

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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avatar Winter storm watch
December 13, 2016 04:07PM
Urgent - winter weather message
National weather service hanford ca
1241 pm pst tue dec 13 2016

Caz096-097-140500-
/o.New.Khnx.Ws.A.0007.161215t1800z-161217t0000z/
Sierra nevada from yosemite to kings canyon-
Tulare county mountains-
Including the cities of...Devils postpile...Florence lake...
Lake thomas edison...Tuolumne meadows...Bass lake...Fish camp...
Wawona...Camp nelson...Giant forest...Lodgepole...Grant grove...
Johnsondale
1241 pm pst tue dec 13 2016

...Winter storm watch in effect from thursday morning through
Friday afternoon...

The national weather service in hanford has issued a winter storm
Watch...Which is in effect from thursday morning through friday
Afternoon.

* timing...Snow will begin thursday morning and continue through
Friday evening. The heaviest snow will occur thursday night.

* snow amounts...2 to 4 feet above 8000 feet...With up to 6 feet
Along the crest.

* impacts...Minimal impact in the high sierra. Tioga pass is
Closed for the season and most of the roads are closed as well.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A winter storm watch means there is a potential for significant
Snow accumulations. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

Jdb
Re: Hydrologic outlook
December 14, 2016 06:41AM
Uh oh. Had planned to arrive on Friday... :-O
Re: Hydrologic outlook
December 14, 2016 05:25PM
We are planning on hitting Wawona Saturday for our final miles on our Wawona Meadow Loop of Death... hoping there will be A way there! Will be keeping an eye on conditions!

It's not just Yosemite getting slammed by this system, so for all those affected by this system, here is wishing you good luck!
Re: Hydrologic outlook
December 14, 2016 06:15PM
Have a safe trip and lots of fun.
avatar High wind warning
December 14, 2016 12:44PM
Urgent - weather message
National weather service reno nv
943 am pst wed dec 14 2016

Caz073-nvz001-150000-
/o.Con.Krev.Hw.W.0007.161215t0000z-161216t0600z/
Mono county-mineral and southern lyon counties-
Including the cities of bridgeport, mammoth lakes, hawthorne,
Yerington, and smith valley
943 am pst wed dec 14 2016

...High wind warning remains in effect from 4 pm this afternoon
To 10 pm pst thursday...

* timing: winds will increase this afternoon and continue into
Thursday evening. The strongest winds are expected tonight
Into thursday afternoon.

* winds: southwest 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 70 mph. Gusts
Over 80 mph possible in wind prone areas with sierra ridge
Gusts over 100 mph.

* impacts: winds of this magnitude have the potential to damage
Trees...Power lines and roofs. Strong cross winds will
Create hazardous driving conditions with road closures
Possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Now is the to time secure loose outdoor items such as patio
Furniture, holiday decorations, and trash cans before winds
Increase which could blow these items away. The best thing to do
Is prepare ahead of time by making sure you have extra food and
Water on hand, flashlights with spare batteries and/or candles in
The event of a power outage.

&&

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