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

Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 9:45 AM PST Feb. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch now in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* a portion of central California, including the following areas,
Mariposa, Madera, and Fresno County foothills, Sierra Nevada
from Yosemite to Kings Canyon, Tulare County foothills, and
Tulare County mountains below 7,000 feet.

* Through 10 PM this evening.

* Rain will continue along the west slopes of the Sierra this
morning with additional rainfall of a quarter of an inch to a
half inch.

* The combination of already wet soils and additional rain could
aggravate the flood threat in poor drainage areas and along
small streams and creeks this morning. Mud slides, rock slides
and fallen trees are still possible in some locations.

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.



Molina


421 PM PST sun Feb 19 2017

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has extended the

* flood advisory for...
a dam floodgate release in...
south central Madera County in central California...
central Fresno County in central California...

* until 430 am PST Wednesday

* above normal water releases from Friant dam will bring a threat of
minor flooding along and adjacent to the San Joaquin River
downstream to Mendota.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

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 3701 11972 3699 11969 3697 11972 3694 11972
      3690 11977 3686 11978 3685 11980 3684 11983
      3684 11990 3682 12000 3681 12003 3681 12008
      3680 12013 3677 12019 3678 12021 3676 12023
      3676 12032 3680 12032 3679 12027 3680 12020
      3682 12013 3683 12009 3683 12004 3685 11996
      3686 11983 3689 11980 3694 11977


Bean



Hydrologic Statement
Issued: 2:48 PM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

Forecast information for
Merced River at pohono bridge
* at 2:00 PM Monday the stage was 5.6 feet
* forecast to fluctuate near 5.5 ft thru late this afternoon then
forecast to rise to near 7.0 ft tomorrow morning then forecast to
fluctuate near 7.0 ft thru tomorrow early afternoon.
* Flood stage 10.0 ft
* monitor stage msg ft
* impact... near 6.5 feet, river is closed to rafters and flotation.


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





Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 9:45 AM PST Feb. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch now in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* a portion of central California, including the following areas,
Mariposa, Madera, and Fresno County foothills, Sierra Nevada
from Yosemite to Kings Canyon, Tulare County foothills, and
Tulare County mountains below 7,000 feet.

* Through 10 PM this evening.

* Rain will continue along the west slopes of the Sierra this
morning with additional rainfall of a quarter of an inch to a
half inch.

* The combination of already wet soils and additional rain could
aggravate the flood threat in poor drainage areas and along
small streams and creeks this morning. Mud slides, rock slides
and fallen trees are still possible in some locations.

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.



Molina


421 PM PST sun Feb 19 2017

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has extended the

* flood advisory for...
a dam floodgate release in...
south central Madera County in central California...
central Fresno County in central California...

* until 430 am PST Wednesday

* above normal water releases from Friant dam will bring a threat of
minor flooding along and adjacent to the San Joaquin River
downstream to Mendota.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

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 3701 11972 3699 11969 3697 11972 3694 11972
      3690 11977 3686 11978 3685 11980 3684 11983
      3684 11990 3682 12000 3681 12003 3681 12008
      3680 12013 3677 12019 3678 12021 3676 12023
      3676 12032 3680 12032 3679 12027 3680 12020
      3682 12013 3683 12009 3683 12004 3685 11996
      3686 11983 3689 11980 3694 11977


Bean