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  • Hydrologic Outlook for Burney Basin, Eastern Shasta County County, California
  • Hydrologic Outlook issued May 06 at 2:50PM PDT until May 07 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, May 6, 2016 at 2:50 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 8 p.m.
  • ...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN AND
    MINOR STREAM RISES POSSIBLE THROUGH SATURDAY...
    ADDITIONAL WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN TONIGHT INTO
    SATURDAY WILL FALL ON ALREADY MOIST SOIL AND LIKELY CAUSES MORE
    SNOW TO MELT IN THE MID/HIGH ELEVATION SNOWPACK AS SNOW LEVELS
    RISE ABOVE 9000 FEET IN THE NORTHERN SIERRA AND ABOVE 8500 FEET IN
    MONO COUNTY. SMALL STREAMS AROUND THE TAHOE BASIN...ACROSS
    NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA...ALONG THE EASTERN FLANKS OF THE CARSON
    RANGE AND SOUTH INTO MONO COUNTY COULD OVERFLOW THEIR BANKS
    SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING CAUSING MINOR FLOODING. POOR
    DRAINAGE AREAS AND AREAS OF STEEP TERRAIN IN RECENT BURN SCARS
    COULD ALSO EXPERIENCE FLOODING BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON DUE TO
    MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN. NO MAIN STEM RIVER FLOODING IS EXPECTED AT
    THIS TIME...BUT AREA RIVERS WILL START RUNNING QUITE HIGH BY LATE
    SATURDAY.
    FOR NOW BE AWARE THAT MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE FOR SATURDAY.
    ANYONE CAMPING OR HIKING NEAR SMALL STREAMS...OR DRIVING NEAR OR
    OTHERWISE MAKING USE OF AREAS THAT ARE PRONE TO FLOODING DUE TO
    POOR DRAINAGE OR STEEP TERRAIN SHOULD BE ALERT TO THE POSSIBILITY
    OF FLOODING FOR SATURDAY.

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