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  • Flash Flood Warning for Central Sacramento Valley County, California
  • Flash Flood Warning issued March 05 at 11:57PM PST until March 06 at 6:00AM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 11:57 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 6 a.m.
  • THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SACRAMENTO HAS ISSUED A
    * FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR THE BUTTE FIRE BURN AREA IN...
    EXTREME SOUTH CENTRAL AMADOR COUNTY IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
    CENTRAL CALAVERAS COUNTY IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
    * UNTIL 600 AM PST SUNDAY
    * AT 1154 PM PST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A BAND OF VERY HEAVY RAIN
    MOVING INTO THE BUTTE FIRE BURN SCAR. FLASH FLOODING AND DEBRIS
    FLOWS ARE LIKELY TO BEGIN IN THE NEXT HOUR.
    * ANYONE LIVING OR TRAVELING ON ROADS IN THE BUTTE FIRE BURN AREA
    ALONG JESUS MARIA CREEK AND THE CALAVERAS RIVER ESPECIALLY FROM
    WHISKEY SLIDE TO HIGHWAY 26 SHOULD BE ALERT FOR PROBABLE ROAD
    PROBLEMS DUE TO FLOODING, ROCK AND DEBRIS FLOWS.
    * ADDITIONAL AREAS OF CONCERN INCLUDE RAILROAD FLAT ROAD, MOUNTAIN
    RANCH ROAD, AND THE CONNECTING SMALLER ROADS WITHIN THE BUTTE FIRE
    BURN AREA. LARGE PORTIONS OF THE AREA HAVE BEEN SEVERELY BURNED.
    THESE AREAS NO LONGER ABSORB ANY RAINFALL, WHICH CAN LEAD TO
    ENHANCED RUNOFF AND POSSIBLE DEBRIS FLOWS.

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