Kirkwood, CA (95646)

11:37 AM PST on February 20, 2017 (GMT -0800)
MFDCC1 | | Change Station

Elev 8013 ft 38.68 °N, 119.96 °W | Updated 21 days ago

Snow
Snow
33.0 °F
Feels Like 33 °F
N
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Wind Variable Wind from North

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 0.5 miles
Clouds
Windchill 33 °F
Dew Point Not available.
Humidity Not available.
Rainfall 1.10 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:44 AM 5:44 PM
Waning Crescent, 32% visible
METAR KTVL 201853Z AUTO 18010KT 1/2SM SN FG VV006 01/00 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP144 P0012 T00060000
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 0.5 miles
Clouds
Windchill 33 °F
Dew Point Not available.
Humidity Not available.
Rainfall 1.10 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:44 AM 5:44 PM
Waning Crescent, 32% visible
METAR KTVL 201853Z AUTO 18010KT 1/2SM SN FG VV006 01/00 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP144 P0012 T00060000

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Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 3:30 AM 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 winds
will make travel hazardous. Concern for mudslides 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 evening before
dropping off to lighter snow Tuesday night.

* 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
between today and Tuesday evening.

* Snow levels... snow levels around 7000 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: 11:27 AM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a

* Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams for...
rain and snowmelt in...
Plumas County in northern California...
Alpine County in northern California...
Sierra County in northern California...
southeastern Lassen County in northern California...
Storey County in western Nevada...
southern Washoe County in western Nevada...
Douglas County in western Nevada...
northern Lyon County in west central Nevada...
Carson City in western Nevada...

* until 1130 am PST Tuesday

* at 1123 am PST, heavy rain continues to fall with more rain
expected through midnight tonight. Around one inch of rain has
already fallen with another 3 inches of rain possible through
midnight.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Reno, Carson City, Beckwourth, Doyle, Gardnerville, Virginia City,
Chilcoot, Sparks, Dayton, Spanish Springs, Washoe Valley, and the
Carson and Sierra valleys.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.


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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909 am PST Mon Feb 20 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Cosumnes river at Michigan Bar.
* From this afternoon until further notice... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 8:30 am Monday the stage was 7.4 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 fluctuate near 15.0 ft thru early tomorrow morning then forecast
to recede to near 14.0 ft late tomorrow morning.
* 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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Hydrologic Statement
Issued: 9:14 AM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

Forecast information for
Bear River above Wheatland.
* At 8:45 am Monday the stage was 7.6 feet.
* Forecast to rise above monitor stage of 16.0 ft late this evening
then forecast to crest near 20.0 ft tomorrow morning then forecast
to fluctuate near 20.0 ft thru late tomorrow morning.
* 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