Southern Humboldt Interior Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 9:28 PM PST Jan. 16, 2019 – National Weather Service

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

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of northwest California, including Mendocino and
Trinity counties and southern Humboldt County.

* Through Thursday morning

* the heaviest rain has occurred this afternoon and evening with
the cold front, but showers with heavy downpours will continue
into Thursday. Rainfall amounts of up to an inch can be
expected Thursday afternoon.

* Ponding of water on roadways, rapid rises on small rivers and
creeks, and mud slides or debris flows over recent burn scar
areas are possible with locally heavy rain.

* Flooding may occur or be occurring on the Russian River, the
Navarro river and Eel River. Separate statements have been
issued for those rivers.

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.





Wind Advisory
Issued: 10:03 PM PST Jan. 16, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 10 am PST Thursday above
1500 feet...

* winds... southerly 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 60 mph.

* Locations include... Kneeland and higher elevations around
Gasquet, Orleans, Willow Creek and Garberville.

* Highways impacted... 36, 96, 101, 199 and 299.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area... visit
http://www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/map



Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 9:28 PM PST Jan. 16, 2019 – National Weather Service

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

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of northwest California, including Mendocino and
Trinity counties and southern Humboldt County.

* Through Thursday morning

* the heaviest rain has occurred this afternoon and evening with
the cold front, but showers with heavy downpours will continue
into Thursday. Rainfall amounts of up to an inch can be
expected Thursday afternoon.

* Ponding of water on roadways, rapid rises on small rivers and
creeks, and mud slides or debris flows over recent burn scar
areas are possible with locally heavy rain.

* Flooding may occur or be occurring on the Russian River, the
Navarro river and Eel River. Separate statements have been
issued for those rivers.

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.