Tulare County Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 6:01 PM PST Feb. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 10 PM PST this
evening above 7000 feet...

* accumulations... another few inches of snow will be possible
through the evening hours.

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

* Timing... through 10 PM this evening.

* 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 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 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.




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 5:59 PM PST Feb. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect until 10 PM PST this evening...

The Flood Watch continues 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.

* Until 10 PM PST this evening

* 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.




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 5:59 PM PST Feb. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect until 10 PM PST this evening...

The Flood Watch continues 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.

* Until 10 PM PST this evening

* 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.