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Flood Warning
Issued: 1:32 AM PST Jan. 17, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Sacramento River at Tehama bridge.
* Until late tonight... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 1:00 am Thursday the stage was 213.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast to fluctuate near 214.0 ft thru early this morning then
forecast to fall below flood stage of 213.0 ft near this noon then
forecast to fall below monitor stage of 210.0 ft late this evening
then forecast to recede to near 208.5 ft early tomorrow morning.
* Flood stage 213.0 ft
* monitor stage 210.0 ft
* impact... near 214.0 feet, between two hundred thirteen and two
hundred fourteen feet the County park becomes inaccessible. At two
hundred forteen feet water begins to enter Driftwood RV fishing
resort on East Bank of river and just north of the County park.
* Impact... near 213.0 feet, flood stage - Road inside trailer park and
turn around site under rr tracks (tehama/Vina road) become
impassible. Water is into area around structures on east side of
river. No structural damage. Sheriff's office issues advisory.
Makes sure pelhams Bay, Snug Harbor, river inn (small trailer Parks
all in a row on east side of River North of bridge) know of
advisory.
* Impact... near 210.0 feet, water into RV park on east side of river.
Tires of trailers get wet.

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Lat... Lon 4009 12228 4010 12205 3996 12199 3994 12221





Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 5:16 PM PST Jan. 16, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a

* urban and small stream flood advisory for poor drainage areas
for...
Colusa County in central California...
northwestern Yolo County in central California...
northwestern Sutter County in central California...
Lake County in central California...
Tehama County in northern California...
Butte County in northern California...
Glenn County in central California...
southwestern Shasta County in northern California...
southwestern Yuba County in central California...

* until 515 am PST Thursday.

* At 513 PM PST, satellite pictures and Doppler radar indicated
heavy rain will move over the area this evening and cause urban
and small stream flooding. Overflowing poor drainage areas will
result in minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Redding, Chico, Paradise, Oroville, Red Bluff, Marysville, Corning,
Orland, Willows, Lakeport, Palo Cedro, Elk Creek, Maxwell, Palermo,
Upper Lake, Middletown, Yuba City, Glenn, Clearlake and Shasta
Lake.

* Rapid rises in small creeks and streams tonight! Some of the
smaller creeks may overflow there banks.

* Heaviest rainfall this evening. Small creeks and streams peaking
in the late evening to early morning hours.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route.


Lat... Lon 3913 12309 3922 12301 3921 12258 4058 12273
      4057 12271 4063 12270 4076 12216 3990 12161
      3956 12127 3943 12141 3908 12131 3896 12163
      3895 12240 3881 12237 3870 12247 3867 12262
      3882 12277 3892 12296 3899 12299 3907 12309


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412 PM PST Wed Jan 16 2019

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning for mud
and debris flows for the Carr, Delta, hirtz and Mendocino complex
burn scar areas... .

The Flood Watch for mud and debris flows continues for

* the burn scars of the Carr, Delta, hirtz and Mendocino complex.


* Through Thursday morning

* moderate to heavy rain can be expected during this period. 2 to
4 inches in the foothills and mountains, and local amounts of 5
to 7 inches across northern Shasta County and eastern Butte
County.

* Ponding of water on roadways, rises on small rivers and
creeks, and mud slides or debris flows over recent burn scar
areas are possible with heavy precipitation.

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.




Wind Advisory
Issued: 1:45 AM PST Jan. 17, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect until noon PST today...
... High Wind Warning is cancelled...

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect until noon PST today. The High Wind
Warning has been cancelled.

* Timing... through this morning.

* Winds... south winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

* Impacts... power outages, downed trees, difficult driving
conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that wind gusts of 40 mph are expected.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for
small cars and high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.


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Hydrologic Statement
Issued: 1:32 AM PST Jan. 17, 2019 – National Weather Service

Forecast information for
Sacramento River at Ord Ferry.
* At 12:45 am Thursday the stage was 104.1 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
* Forecast to rise above monitor stage of 110.0 ft late this morning
then forecast to crest near 113.5 ft near this midnight then
forecast to fluctuate near 113.5 ft thru early tomorrow morning.
* Flood stage 114.0 ft
* monitor stage 110.0 ft
* impact... near 114.0 feet, designated flood stage. Design overflow
level for m&t, 3bs and Goose Lake flood control facilities to
divert flood flows into Butte basin. M&t overflows close River Road
from Ord Ferry Road to Chico Road. Ord Ferry Road is already
closed.
* Impact... near 110.5 feet, head cuts in 3bs Silt Weir start overflow
into Butte basin, flooding dips on Ord Ferry Road west of River
Road. Persistent flows at or above this level increase flooding in
Butte basin. Ord Ferry Road and additional roads in Glenn and
Colusa counties are closed due to flooding.

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Lat... Lon 3971 12211 3971 12189 3955 12185 3953 12206





Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 5:16 PM PST Jan. 16, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a

* urban and small stream flood advisory for poor drainage areas
for...
Colusa County in central California...
northwestern Yolo County in central California...
northwestern Sutter County in central California...
Lake County in central California...
Tehama County in northern California...
Butte County in northern California...
Glenn County in central California...
southwestern Shasta County in northern California...
southwestern Yuba County in central California...

* until 515 am PST Thursday.

* At 513 PM PST, satellite pictures and Doppler radar indicated
heavy rain will move over the area this evening and cause urban
and small stream flooding. Overflowing poor drainage areas will
result in minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Redding, Chico, Paradise, Oroville, Red Bluff, Marysville, Corning,
Orland, Willows, Lakeport, Palo Cedro, Elk Creek, Maxwell, Palermo,
Upper Lake, Middletown, Yuba City, Glenn, Clearlake and Shasta
Lake.

* Rapid rises in small creeks and streams tonight! Some of the
smaller creeks may overflow there banks.

* Heaviest rainfall this evening. Small creeks and streams peaking
in the late evening to early morning hours.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route.


Lat... Lon 3913 12309 3922 12301 3921 12258 4058 12273
      4057 12271 4063 12270 4076 12216 3990 12161
      3956 12127 3943 12141 3908 12131 3896 12163
      3895 12240 3881 12237 3870 12247 3867 12262
      3882 12277 3892 12296 3899 12299 3907 12309


Rb


412 PM PST Wed Jan 16 2019

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning for mud
and debris flows for the Carr, Delta, hirtz and Mendocino complex
burn scar areas... .

The Flood Watch for mud and debris flows continues for

* the burn scars of the Carr, Delta, hirtz and Mendocino complex.


* Through Thursday morning

* moderate to heavy rain can be expected during this period. 2 to
4 inches in the foothills and mountains, and local amounts of 5
to 7 inches across northern Shasta County and eastern Butte
County.

* Ponding of water on roadways, rises on small rivers and
creeks, and mud slides or debris flows over recent burn scar
areas are possible with heavy precipitation.

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.