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Extended Storm Warning For Sierra, Very Low Snow In Foothills

MOUNTAIN AREA — It’s cold, wet, and snowy outside in some places and that’s not going to change much over the next two days — except the snow levels will drop again — as the National Weather Service (NWS) in Hanford has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Sierra Nevada and a Winter Weather Advisory for the foothills. Winter ...

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Flash Flood Warning For Parts Of Mariposa County

MARIPOSA – The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a Flash Flood Warning for northwestern Mariposa County and southwestern Tuolumne County until 1:30 p.m. At 11:59 a.m., Doppler radar indicated a line of thunderstorms providing very heavy rain across the warned area. Radar estimated half- to three-quarters of an inch per hour. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. ...

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Highway 140 Reopens In Mariposa County

MARIPOSA COUNTY – As of 10 a.m. today, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has reopened State Route 140 in and near the Ferguson Fire burn scar. The preemptive closure was implemented at 3 p.m. yesterday and extended for approximately 17 miles from Bear Creek near Midpines to Foresta Road in El Portal. The highway remained closed for about 19 ...

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Highway 140 To Close West Of Yosemite Ahead Of New Storm

MARIPOSA COUNTY – Once again, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is planning a preemptive closure of State Route 140 in and near the Ferguson Fire burn scar ahead of a major storm. The highway will be closed beginning at 3 p.m.on Wednesday, Feb. 13. “This closure is being prompted by an ongoing storm that could impact the roadway, and ...

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Storm Warning And Flood Watch For Sierra Nevada

MOUNTAIN AREA — After a short break in the weather has given some a chance to mop up and plow out, rain and snow return to the region, as the National Weather Service issues a flood watch and warnings for the foothills and a two-day storm warning for the mountains above 5,000 feet. Flash Flood Warning Flash Flood Warning For Parts ...

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Free Digital Photography Workshop For Seniors

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Arts Council is pleased to continue the F/STOP photography program aimed at Mariposa residents 55 years of age and older. This program consists of a series of free, 5-week digital photography workshops focused on the artistic elements of photography and is designed to promote creativity and self-expression, and increase comfort with digital technology. Each workshop ...

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John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation St. Patrick’s Day Party

MARIPOSA – The John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation invites the community to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday, Mar. 16 from 6-10 p.m. at the Mariposa Fairgrounds. This gala bash will include a traditional Irish dinner with a vegetarian option, plus dancing, a raffle and auction, and no-host bar featuring Irish cocktails, beer and wine. Tickets are $25 for adults, ...

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Snow Advisory For Foothills Above 2,500 Feet

MOUNTAIN AREA — The National Weather Service (NWS) has upgraded the next storm system to a Winter Storm Warning, as rain and snow return to the area, and freezing overnight temps prevail. In the foothills above 2,500 feet, there’s a Winter Weather Advisory for snow — up to seven inches is expected, according to the NWS. Winter Weather Advisory for ...

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Submit Artwork Now For The Young Masters Youth Exhibition

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Arts Council is now accepting submissions for their annual Young Masters Youth Exhibition, scheduled to open on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Treetop Gallery. This annual exhibition provides youth in Mariposa an opportunity to express their ideas, narratives and inspirations, and share them with their community through their own piece of visual artwork. This year’s ...

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Snow Day!

MOUNTAIN AREA — With visions of snow days dancing in their heads, children in the foothills went to sleep on Monday night and woke up on Tuesday, Feb. 5, to a proverbial winter wonderland, as the promised so-many-inches blanketed neighborhoods overnight. And it’s not over yet — freezing temps are expected overnight and there’s a good chance that snow is ...

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