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Lake County CA Sheriff's Department
Wednesday October 3rd, 2018 :: 02:20 p.m. PDT


Flash Flood Warning for Northern Lake County.

Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
101 PM PDT WED OCT 3 2018

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Northwestern Colusa County in central California...
Northern Lake County in central California...
Southwestern Glenn County in central California...

* Until 400 PM PDT.

* At 1258 PM PDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms with heavy
rain across portions of the Mendocino Complex burn scar. Flash
flooding with debris flows are likely in the next few hours.

Excessive rainfall over the warning area will cause mud slides
near steep terrain. The mud slide can consist of rock, mud,
vegetation and other loose materials.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Bartlett Creek, North Fork Cache Creek, Scott Creek, Soap Creek.


Move away from recently burned areas. Life-threatening flooding of
creeks, roads and normally dry arroyos is likely. The heavy rains
will likely trigger rockslides, mudslides and debris flows in steep
terrain, especially in and around these areas.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads, and seek higher ground.

Lake County CA Sheriff's Department
1220 Martin St
Lakeport, CA 95453

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 707-263-2690

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