Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Northeast Foothills/Sacramento Valley (CAZ066) California Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Flash Flood Watch Flash Flood Watch - Northeast Foothills/Sacramento Valley (California)


Updated:Fri, 06-Dec-2019 10:54am PST
Effective:Fri, 06-Dec-2019 7:00pm PST
Expires:Sat, 07-Dec-2019 6:00pm PST
Severity:Severe
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Possible
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Central Sacramento Valley; Clear Lake, Southern Lake County; Mountains Southwestern Shasta County to Northern Lake County; Northeast Foothills, Sacramento Valley; Northern Sacramento Valley; Shasta Lake Area, Northern Shasta County; Western Plumas County, Lassen Park
 
Instructions: This could quickly become a dangerous situation. Hunters... Residents...and persons traveling within the camp burn area in butte county, the carr/delta/hirz burn area in shasta county, and the mendocino complex burn area in lake county should remain alert and take action should heavy rain develop. A flash flood watch for a burn area means that conditions may develop that lead to flash floods...rockslides...and/or debris flows.

Message summary: ...flash flood watch in effect from 7 pm pst this evening through saturday evening for the camp, carr/delta/hirz, and mendocino complex burn areas...
The national weather service in sacramento has issued a
* flash flash flood watch for the camp, carr/delta/hirz, and mendocino complex fire burn areas in butte, shasta, and lake counties in northern california.
* from 7 pm pst this evening through saturday evening
* a winter storm moving into the area tonight and continuing through tomorrow will bring heavy rain and isolated thunderstorms to much of northern california. Rainfall rates could exceed one half inch per hour at times leading to hazardous conditions due to flooding, rock and debris flows. The highest threat for flash flooding and debris flows for the carr/delta/hirz and mendocino complex burn areas will be both this evening and again tomorrow. The highest threat for flash flooding and debris flows for the camp fire burn area will be tomorrow morning and afternoon. These areas have been severely burned and can no longer absorb rainfall, leading to enhanced runoff, flooding, and possible debris flows. Anyone living or traveling on roads in and near these burn scars should use extreme caution. Interact with us via social media www.facebook.com/nws.sacramento www.twitter.com/nwssacramento
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