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Alert: Areal Flood Watch Sierra Foothills

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIESThe National Weather Service Hanford Office has issued an Areal Flood Watch for the Serra Foothills in effect from 5:00 pm Wednesday, March 28th, through late Wednesday night.

The following areas are included:

  • Mariposa Madera Foothills
  • Mariposa
  • Madera Lower Sierra
  • Tulare Foothills
  • Fresno
  • Tulare Lower Sierra
  • South End Sierra Foothills
  • South End of the Lower Sierra
  • Auberry
  • North Fork
  • Bass Lake
  • Camp Nelson
  • El Portal Oakhurst
  • Millerton Lake
  • Fish Camo
  • Mariposa
  • Coarsegold




Excessive runoff may flood rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Low water crossings may be flooded.


Heavy rain from an atmospheric river tonight and thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon.



You should monitor the latest forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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