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Mariposa County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday July 1st, 2015 :: 05:37 p.m. PDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 06:00PM

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HANFORD CA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... NORTHEASTERN MADERA COUNTY IN CENTRAL CALIFORNIA... NORTH CENTRAL FRESNO COUNTY IN CENTRAL CALIFORNIA... EAST CENTRAL MARIPOSA COUNTY IN CENTRAL CALIFORNIA...

* UNTIL 600 PM PDT

* AT 535 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 19 MILES EAST OF OAKHURST...OR 19 MILES SOUTHEAST OF YOSEMITE SOUTH ENTRANCE...AND MOVING NORTHWEST AT 25 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... MINARETS...MARIPOSA GROVE...GRAVEYARD MEADOW...NATURE POINT...FISH CAMP...POISON RIDGE AND CHILKOOT MEADOW.

* AFFECTED AREAS: FRESNO ... MADERA ... MARIPOSA

Instructions:

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL... DEADLY LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR PROTECTION...MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD.

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Address/Location
Mariposa County Sheriff's Office
5099 Old Hwy N
Mariposa, CA 95338

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 209-966-3615

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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