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Flood Warning

Statement as of 1:47 PM PDT on June 22, 2017

Expires 4:00 AM EDT on June 24, 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
the Merced River at pohono bridge.
* At 1:00 PM Thursday the stage was 9.7 feet
* minor flooding is forecast
* forecast to recede to near 9.0 ft this evening then expected to
rise above flood stage of 10.0 ft after midnight tomorrow then
forecast to rise to near 10.0 ft early tomorrow then forecast to
fall below flood stage of 10.0 ft tomorrow morning then forecast to
recede to near 9.0 ft tomorrow early afternoon.
* Flood stage 10.0 ft
* monitor stage msg ft
* impact... near 10.0 feet, western portion of North Pines campground
located at the east end of Yosemite Valley between the confluence
of the Merced River and tenaya creek begins to flood. Water rises
to the base of the swinging bridge downstream from chapel Meadow.
* Impact... near 9.5 feet, portion of Lower Pines Campground becomes
flooded. Limited site-specific evacuations begin at housekeeping
Camp located along the south-facing bank of the Merced River.
(Upstream from Sentinel bridge and downstream from Stoneman bridge)
* impact... near 9.0 feet, chapel Meadow (south side of river) and
Cooks Meadow (north side of river) begins to experience overflow.
* Impact... near 6.5 feet, river is closed to rafters and flotation.


Lat... Lon 3776 11975 3782 11956 3769 11952 3761 11968





Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 3:42 PM PDT on June 22, 2017

Expires 5:30 AM EDT on June 24, 2017


The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has issued a

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
south central Madera County in central California...
central Fresno County in central California...

* until 330 am PDT Sunday

* at 220 PM PDT, water releases at Friant dam have been increased
due to snow melt. Locations along the San Joaquin River from
Friant to Mendota are the most likely places to experience minor
flooding, as the river levels are expected to rise over the next
several days.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3700 11972 3693 11973 3685 11980 3675 12033
      3679 12034 3686 11993 3691 11980


Bso


217 PM PDT Thu Jun 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has issued a

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
northeastern Kings County in central California...
northwestern Tulare County in central California...
central Fresno County in central California...

* until 215 am PDT Sunday

* at 200 PM PDT, emergency management and local media reported minor
flooding due to snowmelt and increased water releases through Pine
Flat dam. Locations along the Kings River below Pine Flat dam that
are affected include, but are not limited to: Kingsburg,
Grangeville, Reedley, Sanger, and Minkler. Emergency management
reported levee breaching near Grangeville along the South Fork of
the Kings River. Local media has numerous reports of flooding
elsewhere along the river.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3685 11935 3682 11932 3657 11945 3635 11960
      3634 11969 3667 11957


Bso


246 PM PDT Wed Jun 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has issued a

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
northeastern Kings County in central California...
northwestern Tulare County in central California...
central Fresno County in central California...

* until 230 am PDT Saturday

* at 236 PM PDT, gauge reports and public indicated minor flooding
along the Kings River. There are areas below Pine Flat dam that
have become very dangerous due to high water levels. This
hydrologic event will continue for the next few days.

Places just below Pine Flat dam, as well as Minkler and near
kingburg will be impacted with more evacuations possible. This flood
advisory also extends to just north of Hanford. Again, residents
living near the Kings River are likely to experience minor flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or
ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is
imminent. Stay tuned to your local TV stations or NOAA Weather Radio.


Lat... Lon 3685 11935 3682 11932 3657 11945 3641 11957
      3641 11967 3667 11957

Kpl


Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory

Statement as of 12:05 PM PDT on June 23, 2017


... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 11 PM PDT this
evening...
... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon Saturday to 9 PM PDT
Sunday...

* temperatures... 105 to 110 degrees Friday. 100 to 107 degrees
Saturday and Sunday.

* Timing... through Sunday evening.

* Impacts... prolonged exposure to these temperatures will
increase the risk of heat related illnesses such as heat
exhaustion and heat stroke. Children, the elderly, and people
with chronic respiratory ailments are the most susceptible to
heat related illness. Pets, crops, and livestock may also
require extra care through the hot weather.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take extra precautions, if you work or spend time outside.
Shelter yourself from the hot sun if possible and schedule
strenuous physical work outside to the early morning or evening
hours. Wear light colored, loose fitting clothing if possible.
Remain hydrated and drink plenty of water. Know the signs and
symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. Prolonged exposure to
extreme heat can lead to heat exhaustion or heat stroke.

Young children and pets should never be left unattended in
vehicles under any circumstances. Look before you lock! The
temperature inside of a car on a hot day can climb to lethal
levels in a matter of minutes.

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned
room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and
neighbors.






Hydrologic Statement

Statement as of 1:47 PM PDT on June 22, 2017

Expires 6:47 PM EDT on June 23, 2017


Forecast information for
Merced River at Merced River at Stevinson
* at 1:00 PM Thursday the stage was 64.9 feet
* forecast to rise to near 65.5 ft early tomorrow then forecast to
recede to near 64.0 ft early Saturday morning.
* Flood stage 71.0 ft
* monitor stage 67.0 ft
* impact... near 65.0 feet, Hagaman Park along Highway 165 begins to
flood.


Lat... Lon 3743 12100 3742 12084 3732 12082 3728 12093





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 10:51 AM PDT on June 23, 2017

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on June 24, 2017


... Public information statement...

... Weather radar in San Joaquin Valley gets upgrade...

Contact:
Modesto vasquez
Modesto.Vasquez@noaa.Gov
559-584-3752

June 21, 2017

The weather radar used by the National Weather Service forecast
office in Hanford will be down for approximately five days.
The radar should return to service during the day on Saturday,
24th of June. Technicians will continue to install important
technological upgrades during this period. While the work on the
WSR-88D was scheduled during a time when the impacts due to
weather will be minimal, other radars and observation system have
been utilized to maintain situational awareness for any potential
impacts to office operations.

During the outage, radar coverage is available from adjacent
radar sites, including kdax Sacramento, kmux Monterey, kvbx
vandenberg, keyx Edwards AFB.

A crew will install a new signal processor, which replaces
obsolete technology, improves processing speed and data quality,
provides added functionality, and supports it security.

This is the first of four major upgrades, known as service life
extension projects, planned in the next five years to replace and
refurbish major components of the 20 year old wsr-88ds and to keep
the radars operational into the 2030s. The 150 million dollar
investment is being made by the three organizations that use these
radars, noaa's National Weather Service, United States Air Force,
and federal aviation administration. The other service life
extension projects include refurbishing the transmitter, pedestal,
and equipment shelters.

The tri-agency radar operations center, which supports the
radars, estimates it will take about 10 months to upgrade the
signal processor on all 159 operational wsr-88ds.

A tentative deployment schedule is available at:
http;//www.Roc.NOAA.Gov/publicdocs/slep/ecp0437sigprocslepdeploysched.Pdf


Vasquez


1051 am PDT Fri Jun 23 2017

... Public information statement...

... Weather radar in San Joaquin Valley gets upgrade...

Contact:
Modesto vasquez
Modesto.Vasquez@noaa.Gov
559-584-3752

June 21, 2017

The weather radar used by the National Weather Service forecast
office in Hanford will be down for approximately five days.
The radar should return to service during the day on Saturday,
24th of June. Technicians will continue to install important
technological upgrades during this period. While the work on the
WSR-88D was scheduled during a time when the impacts due to
weather will be minimal, other radars and observation system have
been utilized to maintain situational awareness for any potential
impacts to office operations.

During the outage, radar coverage is available from adjacent
radar sites, including kdax Sacramento, kmux Monterey, kvbx
vandenberg, keyx Edwards AFB.

A crew will install a new signal processor, which replaces
obsolete technology, improves processing speed and data quality,
provides added functionality, and supports it security.

This is the first of four major upgrades, known as service life
extension projects, planned in the next five years to replace and
refurbish major components of the 20 year old wsr-88ds and to keep
the radars operational into the 2030s. The 150 million dollar
investment is being made by the three organizations that use these
radars, noaa's National Weather Service, United States Air Force,
and federal aviation administration. The other service life
extension projects include refurbishing the transmitter, pedestal,
and equipment shelters.

The tri-agency radar operations center, which supports the
radars, estimates it will take about 10 months to upgrade the
signal processor on all 159 operational wsr-88ds.

A tentative deployment schedule is available at:
http;//www.Roc.NOAA.Gov/publicdocs/slep/ecp0437sigprocslepdeploysched.Pdf


Vasquez

Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 3:42 PM PDT on June 22, 2017

Expires 5:30 AM EDT on June 24, 2017


The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has issued a

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
south central Madera County in central California...
central Fresno County in central California...

* until 330 am PDT Sunday

* at 220 PM PDT, water releases at Friant dam have been increased
due to snow melt. Locations along the San Joaquin River from
Friant to Mendota are the most likely places to experience minor
flooding, as the river levels are expected to rise over the next
several days.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3700 11972 3693 11973 3685 11980 3675 12033
      3679 12034 3686 11993 3691 11980


Bso


217 PM PDT Thu Jun 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has issued a

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
northeastern Kings County in central California...
northwestern Tulare County in central California...
central Fresno County in central California...

* until 215 am PDT Sunday

* at 200 PM PDT, emergency management and local media reported minor
flooding due to snowmelt and increased water releases through Pine
Flat dam. Locations along the Kings River below Pine Flat dam that
are affected include, but are not limited to: Kingsburg,
Grangeville, Reedley, Sanger, and Minkler. Emergency management
reported levee breaching near Grangeville along the South Fork of
the Kings River. Local media has numerous reports of flooding
elsewhere along the river.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3685 11935 3682 11932 3657 11945 3635 11960
      3634 11969 3667 11957


Bso


246 PM PDT Wed Jun 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has issued a

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
northeastern Kings County in central California...
northwestern Tulare County in central California...
central Fresno County in central California...

* until 230 am PDT Saturday

* at 236 PM PDT, gauge reports and public indicated minor flooding
along the Kings River. There are areas below Pine Flat dam that
have become very dangerous due to high water levels. This
hydrologic event will continue for the next few days.

Places just below Pine Flat dam, as well as Minkler and near
kingburg will be impacted with more evacuations possible. This flood
advisory also extends to just north of Hanford. Again, residents
living near the Kings River are likely to experience minor flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or
ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is
imminent. Stay tuned to your local TV stations or NOAA Weather Radio.


Lat... Lon 3685 11935 3682 11932 3657 11945 3641 11957
      3641 11967 3667 11957

Kpl


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Alabama - Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement, Coastal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Alaska - Special Statement
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
California - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado -
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Statement , Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement, Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Tornado Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Hawaii - Special Statement
Idaho - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Illinois - Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Iowa - Public Information Statement
Kansas - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Maine - Coastal Flood Statement
Maryland - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Air Quality Alert
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Statement , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report , Record Report
Nevada - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Statement
New Mexico - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Wind Advisory, Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory, Wind Advisory , Heat Advisory , Record Report
New York - Coastal Flood Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Beach Hazard Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Oregon - Excessive Heat Watch , Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory
Pennsylvania - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Puerto Rico -
South Carolina - Beach Hazard Statement
Tennessee - Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory, Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Excessive Heat Warning
Vermont - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flash Flood Watch
Washington - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Watch
West Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory

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