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Mariposa County Sheriff's Office
Monday July 20th, 2015 :: 05:23 p.m. PDT
Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 08:15PM

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HANFORD CA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR... NORTH CENTRAL MADERA COUNTY IN CENTRAL CALIFORNIA... EAST CENTRAL MARIPOSA COUNTY IN CENTRAL CALIFORNIA...

* UNTIL 815 PM PDT

* AT 521 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... YOSEMITE SOUTH ENTRANCE...WAWONA...MARIPOSA GROVE...OSTRANDER LAKE AND FISH CAMP.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MADERA ... MARIPOSA

Instructions:

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.

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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:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Warning

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