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Mariposa County Sheriff's Office
Saturday February 11th, 2017 :: 04:10 a.m. PST
Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 10:15AM

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has extended the

* Flash Flood Warning for... Southwestern Mariposa County in central California... East central Merced County in central California...

* Until 1015 AM PST Saturday

* At 355 AM PST, Army Corps of Engineers continued to report that water was overtopping Mariposa Dam on Mariposa Creek upstream from Le Grand and also reported that water was overtopping Owens Dam on Owens Creek upstream from Planada.

* Flood waters are moving down Mariposa Creek and Owens Creek. The flood crest is expected to reach LeGrand and Planada this morning.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MARIPOSA ... MERCED

Instructions:

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become unstable and unsafe. 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
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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