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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 7:26 PM PST Feb. 14, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has extended the

* Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams for...
rain and snowmelt in...
Colusa County in central California...
Yolo County in central California...
Sutter County in central California...
Solano County in central California...
Placer County in central California...
northeastern Sacramento County in central California...
southeastern Lake County in central California...
western El Dorado County in northern California...
southeastern Tehama County in northern California...
Butte County in northern California...
Glenn County in central California...
southwestern Sierra County in northern California...
Yuba County in central California...
Nevada County in northern California...

* until 730 PM PST Friday.

* Heavy rainfall combined with some snow melt over the Lower
Mountain elevations has resulted in widespread urban and low-land
flooding as well as rises and flooding of small streams.
Additional rainfall in the Central Valley will range from around
one-half inch to an inch through Friday night. Foothill and
mountain elevations are expected to receive another 1 to 4 inches
of liquid precipitation with most of that occurring as snow as
snow levels lower to 2000 to 3000 feet through Friday.

* Water will be slow to recede in low lying areas, thus the warning
has been extended.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Sacramento, Elk Grove, Roseville, Fairfield, Vacaville, Chico,
Citrus Heights, Folsom, Davis, Rocklin, Woodland, Paradise,
Oroville, Auburn, Grass Valley, Marysville, Placerville, Corning,
Orland and Willows.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

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Hydrologic Statement
Issued: 9:23 AM PST Feb. 15, 2019 – National Weather Service

Forecast information for
Sacramento River at Tisdale Weir.
* At 8:15 am Friday the stage was 48.9 feet.
* Present overflow depth is about 3.4 ft then overflow depth at Weir
increasing to 4.4 ft tomorrow morning then overflow depth at Weir
decreasing to 3.8 ft near Sunday noon.
* Flood stage 53.0 ft
* monitor stage 45.5 ft
* impact... near 45.5 feet, Tisdale Weir crest elevation. Overflow
begins into the Tisdale bypass. This water eventually ends up in
the Sutter bypass.


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