Mariposa, Madera, and Fresno County Foothills Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 11:24 AM PST Jan. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... The Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory remains in effect until
1215 PM PST for Kings... southwestern Fresno... Merced... southwestern
Tuolumne... western Kern... southwestern Mariposa... southwestern Madera
and western Tulare counties...

At 1118 am PST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain along a cold
front moving through the South Valley. The heaviest rain was
entering western Kern County where radar estimated 2 to 4 tenths of
an inch per hour. This will likely cause Urban and Small Stream
flooding in the advisory area.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Bakersfield, Visalia, Tulare, Porterville, Hanford, Delano, Wasco,
Corcoran, Lemoore, and Arvin.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3742 12087 3768 12029 3745 12016 3732 11994
      3704 11974 3697 11952 3644 11900 3602 11890
      3559 11890 3522 11871 3497 11883 3502 11935
      3558 12007 3595 12028 3616 12059 3640 12050
      3658 12063 3682 12102 3705 12122


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819 am PST Fri Jan 20 2017

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has issued a

* small stream Flood Advisory for...
central Fresno County in central California...
southern Tuolumne County in northern California...
western Mariposa County in central California...
central Madera County in central California...
central Tulare County in central California...

* until 415 PM PST Friday

* at 815 am PST, Doppler radar detected areas of heavy rain in
the Sierra foothills. This will cause a rise along small streams
with possible flooding today.

Additional rainfall of a half inch to 1.5 inches is likely in
the foothill region today.

Residents living near streams and creeks and other flood prone
areas should closely monitor water levels and be prepared to
move to higher ground should flooding become imminent. Flooding
is also possible on roads with possible washouts.



Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3774 11987 3752 11980 3725 11948 3706 11942
      3697 11923 3679 11916 3647 11880 3631 11884
      3615 11873 3597 11877 3579 11868 3580 11891
      3646 11902 3647 11911 3700 11957 3707 11981
      3726 11989 3740 12014 3772 12030 3779 12008


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