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Flood Warning

Statement as of 1:47 PM PDT on June 22, 2017

Expires 4:00 AM EDT on June 24, 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
the Merced River at pohono bridge.
* At 1:00 PM Thursday the stage was 9.7 feet
* minor flooding is forecast
* forecast to recede to near 9.0 ft this evening then expected to
rise above flood stage of 10.0 ft after midnight tomorrow then
forecast to rise to near 10.0 ft early tomorrow then forecast to
fall below flood stage of 10.0 ft tomorrow morning then forecast to
recede to near 9.0 ft tomorrow early afternoon.
* Flood stage 10.0 ft
* monitor stage msg ft
* impact... near 10.0 feet, western portion of North Pines campground
located at the east end of Yosemite Valley between the confluence
of the Merced River and tenaya creek begins to flood. Water rises
to the base of the swinging bridge downstream from chapel Meadow.
* Impact... near 9.5 feet, portion of Lower Pines Campground becomes
flooded. Limited site-specific evacuations begin at housekeeping
Camp located along the south-facing bank of the Merced River.
(Upstream from Sentinel bridge and downstream from Stoneman bridge)
* impact... near 9.0 feet, chapel Meadow (south side of river) and
Cooks Meadow (north side of river) begins to experience overflow.
* Impact... near 6.5 feet, river is closed to rafters and flotation.


Lat... Lon 3776 11975 3782 11956 3769 11952 3761 11968





Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 3:42 PM PDT on June 22, 2017

Expires 5:30 AM EDT on June 24, 2017


The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has issued a

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
south central Madera County in central California...
central Fresno County in central California...

* until 330 am PDT Sunday

* at 220 PM PDT, water releases at Friant dam have been increased
due to snow melt. Locations along the San Joaquin River from
Friant to Mendota are the most likely places to experience minor
flooding, as the river levels are expected to rise over the next
several days.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3700 11972 3693 11973 3685 11980 3675 12033
      3679 12034 3686 11993 3691 11980


Bso


217 PM PDT Thu Jun 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has issued a

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
northeastern Kings County in central California...
northwestern Tulare County in central California...
central Fresno County in central California...

* until 215 am PDT Sunday

* at 200 PM PDT, emergency management and local media reported minor
flooding due to snowmelt and increased water releases through Pine
Flat dam. Locations along the Kings River below Pine Flat dam that
are affected include, but are not limited to: Kingsburg,
Grangeville, Reedley, Sanger, and Minkler. Emergency management
reported levee breaching near Grangeville along the South Fork of
the Kings River. Local media has numerous reports of flooding
elsewhere along the river.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3685 11935 3682 11932 3657 11945 3635 11960
      3634 11969 3667 11957


Bso


246 PM PDT Wed Jun 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has issued a

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
northeastern Kings County in central California...
northwestern Tulare County in central California...
central Fresno County in central California...

* until 230 am PDT Saturday

* at 236 PM PDT, gauge reports and public indicated minor flooding
along the Kings River. There are areas below Pine Flat dam that
have become very dangerous due to high water levels. This
hydrologic event will continue for the next few days.

Places just below Pine Flat dam, as well as Minkler and near
kingburg will be impacted with more evacuations possible. This flood
advisory also extends to just north of Hanford. Again, residents
living near the Kings River are likely to experience minor flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or
ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is
imminent. Stay tuned to your local TV stations or NOAA Weather Radio.


Lat... Lon 3685 11935 3682 11932 3657 11945 3641 11957
      3641 11967 3667 11957

Kpl


Special Statement

Statement as of 4:35 PM PDT on June 22, 2017

Expires 8:15 PM EDT on June 22, 2017


... Significant weather advisory for northeastern Mariposa and western
Tuolumne counties until 515 PM PDT...

At 428 PM PDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Shriner Lake campground to near May Lake
High Sierra Camp. Movement was near stationary. Rain estimates of 2
to 4 tenths of inch per hour will likely result in local flooding.
Nickel size hail will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Merced Lake High Sierra Camp, hetch hetchy Ranger station, sunrise
High Sierra Camp, Little Yosemite Valley campground, Porcupine Flat
campground, Merced Lake Ranger station, White Wolf campground,
morraine dome campground, May Lake High Sierra Camp, Camp 4
campground, North Pines campground, Rancheria Falls Wilderness
Campground, Little Yosemite Valley Ranger station, Yosemite Valley
visitor center, Lower Pines Campground, Upper Pines Campground,
Yosemite creek campground, Yosemite Glacier Point, Ostrander Lake and
Yosemite Valley.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...
dangerous cloud to ground lightning will be possible with these
storms. Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek
a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3774 11937 3760 11954 3802 11988 3805 11988
      3809 11984 3810 11973 3813 11969
time... Mot... loc 2328z 171deg 76kt 3855 12009 3788 11952


Mv

435 PM PDT Thu Jun 22 2017

... Significant weather advisory for northeastern Mariposa and western
Tuolumne counties until 515 PM PDT...

At 428 PM PDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Shriner Lake campground to near May Lake
High Sierra Camp. Movement was near stationary. Rain estimates of 2
to 4 tenths of inch per hour will likely result in local flooding.
Nickel size hail will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Merced Lake High Sierra Camp, hetch hetchy Ranger station, sunrise
High Sierra Camp, Little Yosemite Valley campground, Porcupine Flat
campground, Merced Lake Ranger station, White Wolf campground,
morraine dome campground, May Lake High Sierra Camp, Camp 4
campground, North Pines campground, Rancheria Falls Wilderness
Campground, Little Yosemite Valley Ranger station, Yosemite Valley
visitor center, Lower Pines Campground, Upper Pines Campground,
Yosemite creek campground, Yosemite Glacier Point, Ostrander Lake and
Yosemite Valley.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...
dangerous cloud to ground lightning will be possible with these
storms. Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek
a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3774 11937 3760 11954 3802 11988 3805 11988
      3809 11984 3810 11973 3813 11969
time... Mot... loc 2328z 171deg 76kt 3855 12009 3788 11952


Mv


Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 3:42 PM PDT on June 22, 2017

Expires 5:30 AM EDT on June 24, 2017


The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has issued a

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
south central Madera County in central California...
central Fresno County in central California...

* until 330 am PDT Sunday

* at 220 PM PDT, water releases at Friant dam have been increased
due to snow melt. Locations along the San Joaquin River from
Friant to Mendota are the most likely places to experience minor
flooding, as the river levels are expected to rise over the next
several days.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3700 11972 3693 11973 3685 11980 3675 12033
      3679 12034 3686 11993 3691 11980


Bso


217 PM PDT Thu Jun 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has issued a

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
northeastern Kings County in central California...
northwestern Tulare County in central California...
central Fresno County in central California...

* until 215 am PDT Sunday

* at 200 PM PDT, emergency management and local media reported minor
flooding due to snowmelt and increased water releases through Pine
Flat dam. Locations along the Kings River below Pine Flat dam that
are affected include, but are not limited to: Kingsburg,
Grangeville, Reedley, Sanger, and Minkler. Emergency management
reported levee breaching near Grangeville along the South Fork of
the Kings River. Local media has numerous reports of flooding
elsewhere along the river.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3685 11935 3682 11932 3657 11945 3635 11960
      3634 11969 3667 11957


Bso


246 PM PDT Wed Jun 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has issued a

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
northeastern Kings County in central California...
northwestern Tulare County in central California...
central Fresno County in central California...

* until 230 am PDT Saturday

* at 236 PM PDT, gauge reports and public indicated minor flooding
along the Kings River. There are areas below Pine Flat dam that
have become very dangerous due to high water levels. This
hydrologic event will continue for the next few days.

Places just below Pine Flat dam, as well as Minkler and near
kingburg will be impacted with more evacuations possible. This flood
advisory also extends to just north of Hanford. Again, residents
living near the Kings River are likely to experience minor flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or
ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is
imminent. Stay tuned to your local TV stations or NOAA Weather Radio.


Lat... Lon 3685 11935 3682 11932 3657 11945 3641 11957
      3641 11967 3667 11957

Kpl


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Tornado Watch , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Warning, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Warning, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Arkansas - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
American Samoa - Flash Flood Watch
California - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory, Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Statement
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory
District of Columbia - Air Quality Alert
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Tornado Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - Special Statement
Idaho - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Fire Weather Warning
Illinois - Flash Flood Watch
Indiana - Flash Flood Watch
Iowa - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Louisiana - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Flash Flood Watch , Air Quality Alert
Michigan - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Minnesota - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Flash Flood Watch
Montana - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory
Nebraska - Public Information Statement
Nevada - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Advisory , Air Quality Alert
New Mexico - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
New York - Coastal Flood Statement , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Beach Hazard Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Flash Flood Watch
Oregon - Heat Advisory, Excessive Heat Watch , Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Pennsylvania - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Puerto Rico -
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory
Tennessee - Flash Flood Watch
Texas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flash Flood Watch , Air Quality Alert
Washington - Heat Advisory, Excessive Heat Watch , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
West Virginia - Flash Flood Watch
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
- Tornado Watch
- Marine Warning

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