Thursday, November 29, 2018

Flash Flood Watch in North Central California

I was watching the weather radar and Chico and Paradise are being hit pretty hard by the rain storm right now. It's hard to say what will happen next of whether it will be manageable or not.

Flash Flood Watch in North Central California

Active for next 5 hours · 
This alert has been updated.
Posted 8 hours ago
The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* The Camp Fire burn area in Butte County, the Carr, Delta and
Hirz burn areas in Shasta County and the Mendocino Complex in
Lake County in Northern California.

* Through this afternoon

* Flash floods and debris flows will be a particular threat in
the wildfire burn areas mentioned above. Heavy rainfall at
times is possible over the burn areas.

* Those traveling or in the areas along Interstate 5 and Highway
299 in the western portion of Shasta County, and along
portions of Highway 70 and the Skyway in Butte County and
areas north and west of Clearlake in Lake County should be
alert for possible road problems due to flooding, rock, and
debris flows.
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This could quickly become a dangerous situation. Residents,
emergency responders, persons traveling within the burn area
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

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