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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 to flooding or under an evacuation order.

At 10:54 AM PST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated heavy rain falling across the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.

HAZARD…Life-threatening flash flooding. Heavy rain produces flash flooding.

SOURCE…Radar and automated gauges.

IMPACT…Life-threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets, and underpasses.

Some locations that will experience flash flooding include…Oakhurst, Peckinpah, Crane Valley Reservoir, North Fork, Bass Lake, Nature Point, Chilkoot Meadow, Poison Ridge, and Auberry.

This includes the following streams and drainages…

Rancheria Creek, Browns Creek, Shuteye Creek, Little Fine Gold Creek, China Creek, Owl Creek, Sand Creek, Chiquito Creek, Big Creek, Fish Creek, North Fork Willow Creek, Peckinpah Creek, South Fork Willow Creek, West Fork Chiquito Creek, Rock Creek, Ciatana Creek, Hookers Creek, Clearwater Creek, Gertrude Creek, Whisky Creek, Saginaw Creek, North Fork Sand Creek, San Joaquin River, Fine Gold Creek, Willow Creek, Slide Creek, Fresno River, and Arnold Creek.



Source: National Weather Service

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