Alert: Flash Flood Watch issued January 31 at 10:45AM PST expiring February 2 at 10:00PM PST by NWS Hanford CA

Event: Flash Flood Watch
Sender Name: NWS Hanford CA
Issued: 2019-01-31T10:45:00-08:00
Expires: 2019-01-31T18:45:00-08:00
Description: The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of central California,
including the following areas, Mariposa, Madera, and Fresno
County Foothills, Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon,
Tulare County Foothills, and Tulare County Mountains.

* From Friday evening through Saturday evening

* Heavy rain totaling from 2 to as much as 4 inches may lead to
excessive runoff, rising water levels on area rivers and streams
and a threat of flash flooding. Additionally, mud slides, rock
slides and debris flows are possible in some locations,
especially in the vicinity of the Ferguson, Railroad and Pier
burn scars. Some roads may become closed, impassable, or washed
out.

Instruction: A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued. If you live in a flood prone
area, this would be a good time to review an emergency escape plan
in the event high water or a debris flow threatens your home.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Future
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Possible
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon; Mariposa, Madera, and Fresno County Foothills; Tulare County Mountains; Tulare County Foothills

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3347609-2927958
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings