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Mariposa County Sheriff's Office
Tuesday February 7th, 2017 :: 02:46 p.m. PST
Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 04:45PM

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has extended the

* Flash Flood Warning for... Central Mariposa County in central California... Southern Tuolumne County in northern California... Central Madera County in central California... East central Merced County in central California... Northwestern Tulare County in central California... Central Fresno County in central California...

* Until 445 PM PST

* At 237 PM PST, Doppler radar indicated light to moderate rain decreasing over the sierra foothills. However runoff from earlier heavy rain will continue to result in flash flooding in small streams and low lying spots through the late afternoon.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Clovis, Yosemite South Entrance, Orosi, Orange Cove, Oakhurst, East Orosi, Yosemite Lakes, Bootjack, Bonadelle Ranchos-Madera Ranchos, Mariposa, Batterson, Trimmer Springs, Park Ridge, El Portal, Crane Valley Reservoir, Mitchell Meadow, Millerton Lake, Chilkoot Meadow, Fish Camp and Catheys Valley. 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: FRESNO ... MADERA ... MARIPOSA ... MERCED ... TULARE ... TUOLUMNE

Instructions:

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

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Address/Location
Mariposa County Sheriff's Office
5099 Old Highway North
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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