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California, Tulare County Mountains

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 12:58 PM PST on February 20, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EST on February 21, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 10 am PST Tuesday
above 7000 feet...

* accumulations... 20 to 40 inches from Kings Canyon north to
Yosemite National Park above 8000 feet. 10 to 20 inches from
the Tulare and Kern County border north to Kings Canyon above
8000 feet. 8 to 18 inches between 7000 and 8000 feet from
Kings Canyon north to Yosemite National Park... lighter amounts
south.

* Locations... southern Sierra Nevada from Yosemite National Park
to the Tulare and Kern County border above 7000 feet.

* Hazard types... heavy snow and blowing snow.

* Timing... through Tuesday morning.

* Impacts... the heavy snow will make many roads impassable and
may produce widespread power outages due to the weight of the
snow on tree limbs and power lines. Strong winds will lead to
blowing snow... reduced visibility... and additional power
outages.

* Winds... southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 70 mph.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food,
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.


Dudley


Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 1:01 PM PST on February 20, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EST on February 20, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of central California, including the following
areas, east central San Joaquin Valley, Mariposa, Madera, and
Fresno County foothills, Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings
Canyon, Tulare County foothills, Tulare County mountains, and
west central San Joaquin Valley.

* Through Tuesday morning

* a strong storm system will continue to bring periods of
excessive rainfall to central California. The heaviest rainfall
will occur through this afternoon.

* The combination of already wet soils and moderate to heavy
rain could lead to excessive runoff. Flooding of small
streams, low water crossings and poor drainage areas will be
possible. Mud and rock slides in areas of higher terrain are
also possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



Dudley



1213 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has issued a

* urban and small stream flood advisory for...
central Mariposa County in central California...
northeastern Madera County in central California...
north central Tulare County in central California...
northeastern Fresno County in central California...

* until 600 PM PST

* at 1207 PM PST, local law enforcement reported several rock and
small mud slides over the foothills near Mariposa, Squaw Valley,
Shaver Lake and Oakhurst. Moderate to locally heavy rain continues
to fall over these locations and generally 1 to 2 inches of rain
has fallen on very saturated soils in the foothills and lower
Sierra slopes.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Yosemite South Entrance, Oakhurst, Yosemite Valley, Bootjack,
Batterson, Bass Lake, Wishon dam, Fish Camp, Huntington Lake,
Grant Grove, Squaw Valley and Coarsegold.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3781 11948 3661 11859 3646 11909 3757 12001


Dudley



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 2:15 PM PST on February 20, 2017

Expires 5:15 AM EST on February 21, 2017


... Wind gusts through 2 PM...

Location speed time/date

... Sierra Nevada...
Crane Flat 47 mph 0100 PM 02/20
Miami Mountain 38 mph 1259 PM 02/20
Blackrock 33 mph 0152 PM 02/20
Case Mountain 30 mph 0135 PM 02/20
delilah lookout 30 mph 1133 am 02/20
Mountain Rest 27 mph 1252 PM 02/20
6 NNW Shaver Lake 27 mph 0145 PM 02/20
Fence Meadow 25 mph 0100 PM 02/20
shadequarter 22 mph 1255 PM 02/20
Dinkey Creek 21 mph 0105 PM 02/20
Minarets 21 mph 1159 am 02/20
Shaver Lake 20 mph 1256 PM 02/20
Grant Grove 20 mph 1122 am 02/20

... San Joaquin Valley...
Panoche Road west of I-5 64 mph 0127 PM 02/20
Santa Rita Peak 49 mph 1157 am 02/20
Merced Airport 39 mph 1253 PM 02/20
Madera Airport 36 mph 1119 am 02/20
99 S of Mariposa way 35 mph 0111 PM 02/20
Hwy 99 south of Legrand Rd 35 mph 0101 PM 02/20
kettlemen city 34 mph 1123 am 02/20
Highway 99 at Merced 34 mph 0110 PM 02/20
Sunflower Valley 34 mph 0113 PM 02/20
I-5 at Panoche Road 31 mph 0109 PM 02/20
Firebaugh 31 mph 0115 PM 02/20
Fresno-Chandler Airport 30 mph 0115 PM 02/20
99 at San Joaquin River 29 mph 0105 PM 02/20
Avenal 24 mph 0126 PM 02/20
east Los Banos 24 mph 0134 PM 02/20
Huron 24 mph 0201 PM 02/20
Mendota 23 mph 1120 am 02/20
Atwater 23 mph 0110 PM 02/20
Fresno air terminal 21 mph 1253 PM 02/20

... Kern County mountains...
Cache creek chp on 58 32 mph 0147 PM 02/20
Jawbone Canyon 32 mph 0114 PM 02/20
Bird Springs pass 26 mph 0127 PM 02/20
Hart flat 25 mph 0113 PM 02/20
Tehachapi Muni Airport 23 mph 1235 PM 02/20
Tehachapi mtn valley apt 22 mph 1226 PM 02/20
piutes 21 mph 1251 PM 02/20

... Kern County desert...
Jawbone station 41 mph 0145 PM 02/20
laural mountain 41 mph 0126 PM 02/20
Indian Wells Canyon 39 mph 0126 PM 02/20
Edwards AFB 38 mph 0135 PM 02/20
California City fire 38 mph 0148 PM 02/20
west Rosamond 38 mph 1237 PM 02/20
Mojave Airport 35 mph 0140 PM 02/20
China Lake 35 mph 0133 PM 02/20
Boron 33 mph 0140 PM 02/20
North Edwards 33 mph 1125 am 02/20
Rosamond 31 mph 0150 PM 02/20
Ridgecrest 7ssw 31 mph 1206 PM 02/20
S Ridgecrest 30 mph 0152 PM 02/20
waren siding Mojave 29 mph 0110 PM 02/20
Redrock Canyon 29 mph 0103 PM 02/20
Inyokern 28 mph 0143 PM 02/20
northwest Mojave 23 mph 1142 am 02/20
Mojave spaceport carb 22 mph 1200 PM 02/20

... Foothills...
Catheys Valley 38 mph 1227 PM 02/20
Smith Peak 34 mph 0116 PM 02/20
Oakhurst Miami Highlands 26 mph 1234 PM 02/20
Mariposa 26 mph 0107 PM 02/20
Oakhurst Madera sheriff 25 mph 0102 PM 02/20
Yosemite lakes park 23 mph 0134 PM 02/20
8 ESE Mariposa 21 mph 1146 am 02/20
Coarsegold 21 mph 1118 am 02/20
North Fork 20 mph 1240 PM 02/20

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


NWS Hanford CA
Iris system

Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 1:01 PM PST on February 20, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EST on February 20, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of central California, including the following
areas, east central San Joaquin Valley, Mariposa, Madera, and
Fresno County foothills, Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings
Canyon, Tulare County foothills, Tulare County mountains, and
west central San Joaquin Valley.

* Through Tuesday morning

* a strong storm system will continue to bring periods of
excessive rainfall to central California. The heaviest rainfall
will occur through this afternoon.

* The combination of already wet soils and moderate to heavy
rain could lead to excessive runoff. Flooding of small
streams, low water crossings and poor drainage areas will be
possible. Mud and rock slides in areas of higher terrain are
also possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



Dudley



1213 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has issued a

* urban and small stream flood advisory for...
central Mariposa County in central California...
northeastern Madera County in central California...
north central Tulare County in central California...
northeastern Fresno County in central California...

* until 600 PM PST

* at 1207 PM PST, local law enforcement reported several rock and
small mud slides over the foothills near Mariposa, Squaw Valley,
Shaver Lake and Oakhurst. Moderate to locally heavy rain continues
to fall over these locations and generally 1 to 2 inches of rain
has fallen on very saturated soils in the foothills and lower
Sierra slopes.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Yosemite South Entrance, Oakhurst, Yosemite Valley, Bootjack,
Batterson, Bass Lake, Wishon dam, Fish Camp, Huntington Lake,
Grant Grove, Squaw Valley and Coarsegold.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3781 11948 3661 11859 3646 11909 3757 12001


Dudley



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