Mariposa, Madera, and Fresno County Foothills Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 11:29 PM PST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
central Fresno County in central California...
south central Mariposa County in central California...
central Madera County in central California...
north central Tulare County in central California...

* until 930 am PST Monday

* at 1125 PM PST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
moderate to heavy rain which will cause Urban and Small Stream
flooding in the advisory area. High water flows have been reported
along the North Fork of Willow Creek.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Oakhurst, Yosemite lakes, Bootjack, Three Rivers, Mariposa, Metcalf
Gap, shadequarter mtn, Mountain Rest, Fence Meadow, Grant Grove,
Big Meadows, Case Mountain, Shaver Lake, Lodgepole, Coarsegold,
Squaw Valley, Pinehurst, Hurley, Auberry and trimmer Springs.

Lat... Lon 3649 11857 3630 11886 3738 12014 3758 11986


1000 PM PST sun Jan 22 2017

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Monday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* a portion of central California... including the following
areas... Kern County mountains... Mariposa, Madera, and Fresno
County foothills... Tulare County foothills and Tulare County

* Through Monday morning

* periods of heavy rain over the lower elevations of the Sierra
foothills and Kern County mountains. Additional rainfall amounts
of 0.5 to 1.5 inches will be likely over the west and north
facing mountain slopes.

* Landslides and Rockslides are very common during intense rain
events and could lead to Road closures.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.