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Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 9:06 PM PST Feb. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning now in effect until 6 am PST Wednesday...

* main impacts: travelers may experience delays. Chain controls.
Poor visibility due to snow and icy roads.

* Confidence... high.

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

* Timing... periods of snow through tonight before tapering off to
flurries by daybreak.

* Snow amounts... additional accumulations up to 3 inches down to
around 5000 feet.

* Snow levels... 4000 to 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

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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 9:12 AM PST Feb. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... 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...

Officials have reported that Clear Creek out of Whiskeytown dam in
Shasta County will exceed the safe channel capacity and will flood.
Downstream locations impacted includes the environmental school and
other residents in low lying areas near the creek.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

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Hydrologic Statement
Issued: 2:12 AM PST Feb. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

Forecast information for
Yuba river above Marysville.
* At 1:45 am Wednesday the stage was 74.8 feet.
* Forecast to fall below monitor stage of 74.0 ft near this noon then
forecast to recede to near 73.0 ft early tomorrow morning.
* Flood stage 87.0 ft
* monitor stage 74.0 ft


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