Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Sacramento CA
Description: At 120 PM PST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain in and near the
Camp Fire burn area, 1 to 2 inches of rain has fallen during the
past hour. The heaviest rain has been over the western half of the
burn area between Chico and Paradise.
Flooding is occurring with several flooded roads and stranded
motorists being reported including highway 99 being closed. An
evacuation order has been issued for Honey Run road from the 200
block of Skyway including Horse Run Lane.
Excessive rainfall over the burn scar are resulting in debris flows
moving in and near the burn area. The debris flows can consist of
rock, mud, vegetation and other loose materials.
Instruction: This is a dangerous situation. Persons within the Camp Fire Burn
Area need to be alert for the potential of mud and debris flows.
These flows could impact area roadways, hill sides, and local
streams and creeks. If you observe movement of soils, debris, or
large amounts of water, you should move to higher ground
immediately. Do not drive through water flowing across roadways.
Move away from recently burned areas. Life-threatening flooding of
creeks, roads and hillsides is likely. The heavy rains will likely
trigger rockslides, mudslides and debris flows in steep terrain,
especially in and around these areas.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Butte, CA
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3237674-2839354
CAP MessageType: Update
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings