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Atmospheric River Set to Hit Us Hard

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES—The National Weather Service Hanford Office is predicting a powerful atmospheric river driven storm will bring strong and damaging winds, excessive rainfall, and up to 6 feet of new snow to our communities over the next few days. A Wind Advisory for the San Joaquin Valley, Sierra Foothills, and the Coastal Range will begin tonight (Saturday, February 3) at ...

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Early Spring Storms on the Way

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES—The National Weather Service Hanford Office is predicting  an atmospheric river storm will move into our area late Monday night into very early Tuesday  morning. Currently, a Winter Storm Watch is in effect for this storm but it will likely be upgraded to a Warning later today. A Wind Advisory will also be in effect for tomorrow. This storm ...

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Another Atmospheric River is Headed Our Way

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES—The National Weather Service Hanford Office is warning residents that more rain, flooding, and high winds are on the way for our area and most of Northern California. Combined with all the snow and rain, we’ve already received, we can expect more problems, including flooding, power outages, and traffic issues. Precipitation will begin Monday night and increase in intensity ...

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Mid March Atmospheric River Storm Watch

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–Check below for weather alerts, road conditions including traffic collisions, closures and hazards, school closures, power outages and other emergencies as they happen. We will continue to update this article throughout the storm – stay safe! Related Articles: Local Sheriff’s Offer Warnings and Resources National Weather Service Issues Flood Watch Emergency Sand & Sand Bag Locations MADERA COUNTY   ...

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Alert: Areal Flood Advisory 3.9.2023

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–An Areal Flood Advisory has been issued for areas in Fresno, Madera, Mariposa and Merced Counties. It will expire this evening, Thursday, March 9th, at 8:00pm. WHAT Stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall and snow melt is expected. Where A portion of central California including the following counties: Fresno Madera Mariposa Merced When Until 8:00pm, Thursday, March 9th, 2023 ...

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Mariposa County Sheriff’s Issue Evacuation Warning

MARIPOSA COUNTY–An EVACUATION WARNING has been issued for the following areas or communities: Greeley Hill, El Portal, Bear Creek Cabins, Oak Fire burn scar, Creekside Apartments, Hornitos and La Grange. A map of the areas will be available soon, at which time you can check your specific address by visiting: https://arcg.is/Ln4y9 The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office feels the threat level is ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Issues Evacuation Warning

MADERA COUNTY—The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is issuing an Evacuation Warning due to an incoming storm with possible flooding concerns, for the following areas: • Cascadel Woods subdivision, east of the bridge, to include: – Cascadel Drive North – Cascadel Lane – Waterfall Way – Gertrude Creek Drive – Cascadel Drive – Cascadel Drive South – Cascadel Road • Bass ...

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Snow, Excessive Rainfall and Flooding Possible This Week

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES—The National Weather Service Hanford Office predicts heavy rainfall and melting snow, leading to a threat of flooding Thursday night through Saturday in the Sierra Nevada Foothills and Mountains below 5000 feet. Wednesday A trough of low pressure will pass eastward across Northern California Wednesday. The tail end of this trough of low pressure may be responsible for light ...

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Wind, Rain And Snow Returning Today

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–The National Weather Service Hanford Office reports that another round of winter storms will return to our area this weekend. A flood watch, winter storm warning, and a risk of excessive rainfall are all in place now. Rockslides, mudslides, and debris flow flooding are possible. Another atmospheric river will move into central California today, beginning with light rains. Saturday ...

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New Year’s Weekend Storm Damage Adding Up

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–This past weekend’s storm wreaked havoc on our mountain communities in more ways than one. Although we definitely needed the rain and snow, what we didn’t need was the flooding and damage that came with it. Flooding, landslides, trees down, power outages, and more occurred mostly on Saturday, News Year’s Eve when an atmospheric river storm moved through our ...

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