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Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 3:28 PM PST on February 20, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 21, 2017


... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 4 PM PST
Tuesday...

* timing: moderate to heavy rain and snow will continue through
Tuesday with the heaviest snow expected this evening.

* Total snow accumulations: above 6500 feet... 1 to 3 feet.
Between 5500 and 6500 feet... 8 to 16 inches. Heaviest snow
expected west of Highway 395. Below 5500 feet... up to 8 inches
with less than 4 inches below 5000 feet mainly on Tuesday.

* Winds: south to southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50
mph. Gusts on higher ridges over 90 mph.

* Snow levels: near 6000 feet through this evening. Snow levels
will then fall to near 5000 feet by late tonight and below 4500
feet on Tuesday.

* Impacts: heavy snow will create hazardous conditions, with
travel being impacted over fredonyer Summit and Yuba Pass.
Snowfall rates will exceed 2 inches per hour at times,
producing whiteout conditions over the passes and in the
backcountry.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Avoid travel if possible today through Tuesday in higher
elevations of northeast California, where major travel delays are
likely. Be sure to allow extra time to reach your destination.
Leave extra space between vehicles since it takes longer to stop
on slick roadways.



Http://weather.Gov/Reno


328 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 4 PM PST
Tuesday...

* timing: moderate to heavy rain and snow will continue through
Tuesday with the heaviest snow expected this evening.

* Total snow accumulations: above 6500 feet... 1 to 3 feet.
Between 5500 and 6500 feet... 8 to 16 inches. Heaviest snow
expected west of Highway 395. Below 5500 feet... up to 8 inches
with less than 4 inches below 5000 feet mainly on Tuesday.

* Winds: south to southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50
mph. Gusts on higher ridges over 90 mph.

* Snow levels: near 6000 feet through this evening. Snow levels
will then fall to near 5000 feet by late tonight and below 4500
feet on Tuesday.

* Impacts: heavy snow will create hazardous conditions, with
travel being impacted over fredonyer Summit and Yuba Pass.
Snowfall rates will exceed 2 inches per hour at times,
producing whiteout conditions over the passes and in the
backcountry.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Avoid travel if possible today through Tuesday in higher
elevations of northeast California, where major travel delays are
likely. Be sure to allow extra time to reach your destination.
Leave extra space between vehicles since it takes longer to stop
on slick roadways.



Http://weather.Gov/Reno



Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 2:53 PM PST on February 20, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 23, 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
the Middle Fork feather river near Portola.
* From Tuesday morning to late Thursday night.
* At 2:30 PM Monday the stage was 6.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage early Tuesday morning and crest
near 10.5 feet by early Wednesday morning. The river is forecast to
fall below flood stage Thursday morning.
* Impact... at 10.5 feet... significant flooding of lowlands, roads,
railroads, homes and businesses along river from Beckwourth to
Sloat, including Portola. Highway 89 in Clio may be closed
for a day or two.


Lat... Lon 3988 12071 3983 12038 3981 12039 3972 12058 3985 12072




253 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Middle Fork feather river near Portola.
* From Tuesday morning to late Thursday night.
* At 2:30 PM Monday the stage was 6.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage early Tuesday morning and crest
near 10.5 feet by early Wednesday morning. The river is forecast to
fall below flood stage Thursday morning.
* Impact... at 10.5 feet... significant flooding of lowlands, roads,
railroads, homes and businesses along river from Beckwourth to
Sloat, including Portola. Highway 89 in Clio may be closed
for a day or two.


Lat... Lon 3988 12071 3983 12038 3981 12039 3972 12058 3985 12072



1127 am PST Mon Feb 20 2017

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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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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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:24 PM PST on February 20, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 21, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of northeast California, including the following areas,
Lassen-eastern Plumas-eastern Sierra counties.

* Through Tuesday afternoon

* a strong atmospheric river will bring heavy rain with snow
levels of 6000 to 6500 feet. Heavy rain will lead to flooding in
urban areas and areas near rivers, streams, drainage ditches
and farmland. Rock and mud slides may also occur.

* The Middle Fork of the feather river near Portola is forecasted to
be above flood stage from early Tuesday morning to Thursday
morning. Minor flooding is also possible along the Susan and pit
rivers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Travelers should slow down and turn on headlights in areas of
rainfall. Persons living along small creeks and streams should
monitor the latest weather information at weather.Gov/Reno and be
prepared to take action should flooding occur.





Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:24 PM PST on February 20, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 21, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of northeast California, including the following areas,
Lassen-eastern Plumas-eastern Sierra counties.

* Through Tuesday afternoon

* a strong atmospheric river will bring heavy rain with snow
levels of 6000 to 6500 feet. Heavy rain will lead to flooding in
urban areas and areas near rivers, streams, drainage ditches
and farmland. Rock and mud slides may also occur.

* The Middle Fork of the feather river near Portola is forecasted to
be above flood stage from early Tuesday morning to Thursday
morning. Minor flooding is also possible along the Susan and pit
rivers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Travelers should slow down and turn on headlights in areas of
rainfall. Persons living along small creeks and streams should
monitor the latest weather information at weather.Gov/Reno and be
prepared to take action should flooding occur.





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