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National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Warnings

HANFORD — The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a Flash Flood Warning for East Central Madera County and Northeastern Fresno County Until 2 PM PST. A FLASH FLOOD WARNING is in effect for this area until 2:00 PM PST. This is a dangerous and life-threatening situation. Do not attempt to travel unless you are fleeing an area subject ...

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Flood Watch Issued For Tuesday December 27, 2022

HANFORD–The National Weather Service Hanford Office has issued a Flood  Watch for the Mariposa Madera Foothills, Mariposa, Madera, and the Lower Sierra Yosemite Valley. This includes the cities of Coarsegold, Mariposa, Yosemite Valley, Oakhurst, Fish Camp, Bass Lake, North Fork, and El Portal. The Flood Watch is in effect from 4:00AM PST, Tuesday, December 27, 2022 through Tuesday evening. WHAT: ...

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Flood Preparedness Week 2021

This year California Flood Preparedness Week takes place from October 23rd to October 30th, 2021.  In it’s eighth year, California Flood Preparedness Week was started by The California Department of Water Resources as a single event in Sacramento and is now promoted statewide to inform and educate Californians about flood risk and preparedness.  Many communities throughout California have experienced flooding ...

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Flash Flood Watch for Mountain Communities

Mountain Communities  –   The U.S. National Weather Service has issued a FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for a portion of central California, including the following areas, Fresno-Tulare Lower Sierra, Kaiser to Rodgers Ridge, Mariposa-Madera Lower Sierra, San Joaquin River Canyon, and Upper San Joaquin River. ...

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Weather Update for the Weekend: Flood Watch Alert

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — From the National Weather Service, Hanford CA, at 12:45 p.m., Oct. 21, 2021. FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR THE CREEK FIRE, SQF COMPLEX, FRENCH FIRE, KNP COMPLEX AND WINDY FIRE BURN SCARS. An intense band of precipitation will move through between late Sunday morning and Monday evening. Periods of moderate ...

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Highway 140 Closed Sunday in Advance of Predicted Flooding

YOSMEMITE NATIONAL PARK — Park officials announced Sunday morning that Highway 140 will close today (April 5) at noon. The closure, in effect for the highway west of Yosemite, from Cedar Lodge to Yosemite Bug, is due to a forecast of heavy rain and debris flows in the area. Check https://roads.dot.ca.gov/ for updates. There is emergency access only for residents ...

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Flash Flood Watch For Parts Of The Central Sierra

MOUNTAIN AREA — A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for some of our local area, according to the National Weather Service (NWS), as isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms remain possible in the Sierra through Friday, July 26. A large area of high pressure maintains widespread triple digit heat across the San Joaquin Valley, West Side Hills and Kern County ...

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Flash Flood Warning For Mariposa County, Heavy Rain In Central California

MARIPOSA – The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a Flash Flood Warning for central Mariposa County until 8:15 p.m. There is a broader alert issued for Central California (see below). At 2:16 p.m. today, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across central Mariposa County. Flash flooding and debris flows are expected to begin shortly. Some locations that will experience ...

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