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  • Flash Flood Watch for Central Sacramento Valley County, California
  • Flash Flood Watch issued January 29 at 9:39AM PST until January 30 at 12:00PM PST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, January 29, 2016 at 9:39 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, January 30, 2016 at noon
  • ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
    THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
    * THE BUTTE FIRE BURN AREA IN CALAVERAS COUNTY AND A SMALL PORTION
    OF AMADOR COUNTY.
    * THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING
    * 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.
    * RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES ARE FORECAST OVER THE BURN
    SCAR AREA THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL
    IS POSSIBLE FOR SEVERAL HOURS.
    INTERACT WITH US VIA SOCIAL MEDIA WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWS.SACRAMENTO
    WWW.TWITTER.COM/NWSSACRAMENTO

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