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  • Flash Flood Watch for Southwestern San Joaquin Valley County, California
  • Flash Flood Watch issued March 22 at 8:13PM PDT until March 22 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 8:13 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 11 p.m.
  • ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS
    EVENING...
    The National Weather Service in Hanford has extended the
    * Flash Flood Watch for a portion of central California,
    including the following areas, Kern County Mountains,
    Mariposa, Madera, and Fresno County Foothills, Sierra Nevada
    from Yosemite to Kings Canyon, Tulare County Foothills, and
    Tulare County Mountains.
    * Until 11 PM PDT this evening
    * Heavy rainfall in addition to snow melt will create excess
    runoff and bring a threat of localized flash flooding, mud
    slides, rock slides and debris flows, particularly in the
    vicinity of the Detwiler and Pier fire burn scars. Some roads
    may become impassable or become washed out. Residents should be
    alert for rising waters on area streams with the possibility of
    flooding.
    * Rocks have already been reported on Highway 190 in the Pier Fire
    Burn area. Additional slides and debris are possible. |

  • Flash Flood Watch for Southwestern San Joaquin Valley County, California
  • Flash Flood Watch issued May 07 at 11:53AM PDT until May 07 at 10:00PM PDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 11:53 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 10 p.m.
  • ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS
    EVENING...
    THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
    * A PORTION OF CENTRAL CALIFORNIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
    AREAS...EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY...KERN COUNTY
    MOUNTAINS...SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY...SOUTHWESTERN SAN
    JOAQUIN VALLEY AND WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY.
    * UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS EVENING
    * SATURATED GROUND FROM TWO DAYS OF HEAVY RAIN HAS PRIMED THE
    REGION FOR GOOD FLOODING POTENTIAL AGAIN TODAY AS SHOWERS AND
    THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED. FLOODING WILL NOT BE WIDESPREAD AND
    LIMITED TO AREAS WHERE SLOW MOVING STORMS ARE EXPECTED...MAINLY
    ALONG THE WEST SIDE OF THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY AND OVER THE NORTH
    FACING SLOPES OF THE TEHACHAPI MOUNTAINS.
    * INTERSTATE 5 THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE COULD SEE MUD FLOWS AND
    LANE CLOSURES AGAIN TODAY AS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
    ONCE AGAIN EXPECTED TO FORM OVER THE AREA. CITY STREETS AND
    POOR DRAINAGE AREAS COULD BECOME FLOODED. LOW LYING ROADS
    BETWEEN FIELDS IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IN RURAL LOCATIONS COULD
    BECOME FLOODED WITH POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES.

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