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City of Tehachapi
Friday February 17th, 2017 :: 04:17 p.m. PST

Advisory

Flash Flood Warning until 07:15PM

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Eastern Kern County in central California...

* Until 715 PM PST

* At 414 PM PST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly if not already occurring.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Ridgecrest, California City, Edwards AFB, China Lake Acres, Randsburg, Inyokern, Boron, Government Peak, Indian Wells Canyon, Laurel Mountain and North Edwards. Excessive rainfall over the warned area will cause mud slides near steep terrain. The mud slide can consist of rock, mud, vegetation and other loose materials.

* AFFECTED AREAS: KERN

Instructions:

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately. Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate precautions to protect life and property.

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Address/Location
City of Tehachapi
220 W C St
Tehachapi, CA 93561

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 661-822-2222

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Warning

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