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  • Flash Flood Watch for Northern San Joaquin Valley County, California
  • Flash Flood Watch issued March 22 at 8:47AM PDT until March 22 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 9 a.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 11 p.m.
  • ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING for the
    Sierra foothills burn areas...
    The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a
    * Flash Flood Watch for The Sierra foothills fire burn areas from
    Butte County ranging south to Calaveras County in Central
    California.
    * Through 11 PM this evening.
    * Heavy bands of rainfall are possible this afternoon, which will
    have the potential to generate flash floods and debris flows
    from recent burn areas.
    * This will be a particular threat in and below the recent fire
    burn areas in the Sierra foothills. Rainfall rates could exceed
    one half inch per hour at times during the storm.
    * The severely burned areas will be of particular concern. These
    areas no longer absorb any rainfall...leading to enhanced
    runoff. Those traveling in and around the burn areas should be
    alert for possible road problems due to flooding...rock...and
    debris flows.
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  • Flash Flood Watch for Northern San Joaquin Valley County, California
  • Flash Flood Watch issued August 09 at 1:19PM PDT until August 09 at 10:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 1:19 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 10 p.m.
  • ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS
    EVENING...
    The Flash Flood Watch continues for
    * Portions of northeast California and Nevada.
    * Until 10 PM PDT this evening
    * An upper low and abundant moisture will provide a threat for
    flash flooding through this evening.
    * The highest potential for flash flooding will exist mainly north
    of Interstate 80 with lesser chances to the south where drier
    air can be seen filtering into the region. Strong outflow winds
    and small hail are more of the threat for these southern areas.
    * Steep terrain, recently burned areas from wildfires, and areas
    which have already received heavy rainfall since last weekend
    will be especially at risk for flash flooding and debris
    flows.

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