Kirkwood, CA (95646)

8:11 PM PST on February 20, 2017 (GMT -0800)
Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort | | Change Station

Elev 7306 ft 38.80 °N, 120.08 °W | Updated 16 minutes ago

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32.7 °F
Feels Like 33 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from North
Gusts 0.0 mph

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.83 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 2000 ft
Windchill 33 °F
Dew Point Not available.
Humidity Not available.
Rainfall 0.00 in
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6:44 AM 5:44 PM
Waning Crescent, 28% visible
SPECI KTVL 210401Z AUTO 20018G36KT 6SM -RA OVC020 03/01 A2983 RMK AO2 PK WND 19036/0400 P0001 T00330006
Pressure 29.83 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 2000 ft
Windchill 33 °F
Dew Point Not available.
Humidity Not available.
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:44 AM 5:44 PM
Waning Crescent, 28% visible
SPECI KTVL 210401Z AUTO 20018G36KT 6SM -RA OVC020 03/01 A2983 RMK AO2 PK WND 19036/0400 P0001 T00330006

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What may become known as the President’s Day Storm of 2017 barreled into the San Francisco Bay area on Monday morning. Heavy rains and localized flooding may develop across the region. High winds later Monday could bring down trees and cause widespread, prolonged power outages from the Bay Area toward Sacramento.

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Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 6:50 PM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 10 PM PST
Tuesday...

* main impacts: travelers may experience long delays. Chain
controls likely. Poor visibility due to snow and strong
southwest wind gusts to 60 mph will make travel hazardous.
Mudslides also possible across steeper terrain.

* Confidence... high.

* Locations... Interstate 80 over Donner Pass, Highway 50 over
Echo Summit, Highway 88 over Carson Pass, and Lassen park.

* Timing... periods of heavy snow through Tuesday before dropping
off to lighter snow Tuesday night. Heaviest snowfall tonight and
Tuesday morning.

* Snow amounts... up to a foot of snow expected down to about 5500
feet with 2 to 5 feet of snow possible above 6000 feet through
Tuesday evening.

* Snow levels... snow levels around 6000 feet dropping on Tuesday
to between 4000 and 5000 feet.

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. Strong winds
are also possible. This will make travel very hazardous or
impossible.


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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 5:43 PM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams for rain and
snowmelt remains in effect until 1130 am PST Tuesday for Plumas...
alpine... Sierra... southeastern Lassen... Storey... southern Washoe...
Douglas... and northern Lyon counties and Carson City...

At 540 PM PST, heavy rain from an atmospheric river continues across
western Nevada and the eastern portions of Lassen, Plumas and Sierra
counties. Snow levels are near 6000 feet, but may fluctuate between
5000 and 7000 feet this evening. One half to 1.5 inches of rain has
already fallen with reports of minor flooding in some urban areas.

Creeks, streams, drainage ditches, urban areas, farmland and
pastures are at greatest risk for flooding this evening as rainfall
intensifies. Rock and mud slides are also possible.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Reno, Carson City, Minden, Gardnerville, Virginia City, Dayton, the
Sierra Valley, and Washoe Valley


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Travel is strongly discouraged, especially tonight as the dangers of
flooding are harder to recognize. Follow the directions of emergency
personnel.


Lat... Lon 4017 11971 3982 11939 3910 11937 3857 11935
      3887 11982 3928 11982 3953 11993 3960 12000
      3972 12014 3971 12046 3990 12047 4010 12021


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321 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Cosumnes river at Michigan Bar.
* From this evening until further notice... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 2:30 PM Monday the stage was 8.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Expected to rise above flood stage of 12.0 ft this evening then
forecast to crest near 15.0 ft early tomorrow morning then forecast
to recede to near 12.0 ft tomorrow afternoon.
* Flood stage 12.0 ft
* monitor stage 7.0 ft
* impact... near 13.2 feet, water floods houses in Wilton. The South
Bank levee near Wilton is overtopped.
* Impact... near 12.0 feet, water flows on to the Road near Wilton.
* Impact... near 8.0 feet, low lying lands along the river begin to
flood.


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Lat... Lon 3848 12133 3859 12103 3842 12092 3836 12124





959 am PST sun Feb 19 2017

... A Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams remains in
effect until 400 PM PST Thursday for Colusa... Yolo... Sutter...
Solano... Plumas... alpine... Placer... Shasta... Lassen... Amador...
Tuolumne... Sacramento... lake... Stanislaus... San Joaquin... El
Dorado... Calaveras... Tehama... Butte... Glenn... Sierra... Yuba and
Nevada counties...

* interior northern California will experience another significant
uptick in flooding problems starting late tonight and continuing
through Monday night as an intense atmospheric river type storm
arrives.

* Our entire region has saturated soils and many flooded areas
already. This will enhance the impact of additional heavy rains
this week.

* Additional stress will be placed on levees, rivers, creeks, and
streams.

* We may see flooding in locations which haven't been impacted in
many years.

* We are strongly advising all residents in interior northern
California to be prepared for flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be prepared to evacuate if flooding should affect your area. Gather
a "go bag" with important items like medications and hard to replace
documents. Do not Forget to plan for you pets and animals.

Please never drive across flooded waters and roadways, especially
flowing water. Most people who are killed or injured during floods
are attempting to drive through flooded waters. Turn around, don't
drown!

Lat... Lon 3725 12146 3810 12157 3808 12230 3832 12206
      3884 12229 3867 12262 3907 12309 3950 12306
      3955 12288 4033 12307 4058 12269 4117 12246
      4118 12250 4118 12133 4059 12132 3835 11963
      3776 11988 3780 12018 3713 12122


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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 12:05 PM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to
midnight PST tonight...

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of northern California...
including the following areas... motherlode... northern San
Joaquin Valley and West Slope northern Sierra Nevada.

* From 3 PM this afternoon to midnight PST tonight

* excessive heavy rainfall south of the Interstate 80 corridor is
anticipated to develop this afternoon and evening.

* Potential impacts include fast rises to rivers and streams, land
slides, fast flowing water over roadways, and washed out roads.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that heavy rain 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.




Hydrologic Statement
Issued: 2:33 PM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

Forecast information for
Bear River above Wheatland.
* At 1:45 PM Monday the stage was 9.4 feet.
* Forecast to rise above monitor stage of 16.0 ft late this evening
then forecast to crest near 19.5 ft tomorrow morning then forecast
to fluctuate near 19.5 ft thru tomorrow morning then forecast to
recede to near 18.0 ft tomorrow afternoon.
* Flood stage 24.0 ft
* monitor stage 16.0 ft
* impact... near 13.6 feet, Orchards within the levee downstream near
Pleasant Grove Road begin to flood.

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Lat... Lon 3899 12158 3903 12142 3897 12133 3882 12161