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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 4:56 PM PST on January 18, 2017

Expires 3:00 PM EST on January 19, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until noon PST
Thursday...

* main impacts: travelers may experience hazardous travel
conditions and long delays. Chain restrictions likely. Snow
and blowing snow may bring periods of near white-out
conditions.

* Confidence... high.

* Timing... through midday Thursday.

* Locations... Lassen park... Interstate 80 over Donner Pass...
Highway 50 over Echo Summit... Highway 88 over Carson Pass.

* Snow accumulations... 1 to 2 feet of snow possible above 4500
feet, with over three feet possible along the higher peaks. 3
to 6 inches possible above 3500 feet.

* Other impacts... strong winds with gusts up to 70 mph possible
this evening.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food,
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.


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Flood Warning

Statement as of 2:04 PM PST on January 18, 2017

Expires 7:04 PM EST on January 19, 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
the Sacramento River at Vina Woodson bridge.
* From Thursday morning until further notice.
* At 1:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 175.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast to fluctuate near 175.0 ft thru this evening then forecast
to rise above monitor stage of 180.0 ft early tomorrow morning then
expected to rise above flood stage of 183.0 ft late tomorrow
morning then forecast to rise to near 183.5 ft near tomorrow noon
with continued rise expected.
* Flood stage 183.0 ft
* monitor stage 180.0 ft
* impact... near 184.0 feet, Woodson Bridge Park is closed due to
flooding.

&&

Lat... Lon 3996 12221 3999 12201 3982 12196 3981 12216





204 PM PST Wed Jan 18 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Sacramento River at Tehama bridge.
* From late tonight until further notice.
* At 1:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 208.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast to fluctuate near 209.0 ft thru this afternoon then
forecast to rise above monitor stage of 210.0 ft this evening then
expected to rise above flood stage of 213.0 ft early tomorrow
morning then forecast to rise to near 216.0 ft near tomorrow noon
with continued rise expected.
* Flood stage 213.0 ft
* monitor stage 210.0 ft
* impact... near 214.0 feet, between two hundred thirteen and two
hundred fourteen feet the County park becomes inaccessible. At two
hundred forteen feet water begins to enter Driftwood RV fishing
resort on East Bank of river and just north of the County park.
* Impact... near 213.0 feet, flood stage - Road inside trailer park and
turn around site under rr tracks (tehama/Vina road) become
impassible. Water is into area around structures on east side of
river. No structural damage. Sheriff's office issues advisory.
Makes sure pelhams Bay, Snug Harbor, river inn (small trailer Parks
all in a row on east side of River North of bridge) know of
advisory.
* Impact... near 210.0 feet, water into RV park on east side of river.
Tires of trailers get wet.


&&

Lat... Lon 4009 12228 4010 12205 3996 12199 3994 12221





Hydrologic Statement, Special Statement

Statement as of 2:04 PM PST on January 18, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EST on January 19, 2017


Forecast information for
Sacramento River at Ord Ferry.
* At 1:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 107.2 feet.
* Forecast to fluctuate near 107.0 ft thru late this evening then
forecast to rise above monitor stage of 110.0 ft tomorrow morning
then forecast to rise to near 112.5 ft near tomorrow noon with
continued rise expected.
* Flood stage 114.0 ft
* monitor stage 110.0 ft
* impact... near 110.5 feet, head cuts in 3bs Silt Weir start overflow
into Butte basin, flooding dips on Ord Ferry Road west of River
Road. Persistent flows at or above this level increase flooding in
Butte basin. Ord Ferry Road and additional roads in Glenn and
Colusa counties are closed due to flooding.

&&

Lat... Lon 3971 12211 3971 12189 3955 12185 3953 12206





508 am PST Wed Jan 18 2017

... Stormy weather returning to northern California over the next
several days...

A series of Pacific frontal systems will bring an end to the
period of dry weather northern California has experienced over the
last several days. The first storm in the series begun moving
into norcal Wednesday morning bringing light precipitation over
parts of the north state. Heavier rain and mountain snow will be
pushing over the north state between Wednesday afternoon and
Thursday.

This first moderately strong weather system will bring between
three quarters and two inches of rainfall to the valley from mid
day Wednesday to mid day Thursday. Some foothill locations could
see 3 inches or more of rainfall. Snow levels will start out
moderately high at between 5000 and 6000 feet but then lower to
around 4000 feet by Thursday afternoon. Several inches of snow
will be possible above 4000 feet with up to a foot and a half possible
higher elevation and two feet or more possible highest peaks.

In addition to the rain and snow... gusty winds are likely with the
Wednesday/Thursday system. Winds gusts to 40 mph are forecast for
the valley and up to 50 mph over the mountains. White-out
conditions will be possible at times over the Sierra Cascade
Range.

After a break on Thursday afternoon and evening another storm
system will hit northern California on Friday. This system will be
a little weaker than the previous system in precipitation amounts
and wind but will come with lower snow levels generally between
3000 and 4000 feet. Another Pacific storm is forecast to move
through around Sunday bringing still more rain, wind and mountain
snow but with even lower snow levels between 2000 and 3000 feet.

Travel impacts over the mountains are likely with each of these
weather systems with chain controls and delays likely. Local
flooding potential will return as well especially as rainfall
accumulation totals rise with each storm. Finally... periods of
strong winds may bring downed trees or tree limbs and cause power
outages especially late Wednesday and Sunday.

Those that may be impacted by this series of storms should
continue to monitor the latest forecasts.


508 am PST Wed Jan 18 2017

... Stormy weather returning to northern California over the next
several days...

A series of Pacific frontal systems will bring an end to the
period of dry weather northern California has experienced over the
last several days. The first storm in the series begun moving
into norcal Wednesday morning bringing light precipitation over
parts of the north state. Heavier rain and mountain snow will be
pushing over the north state between Wednesday afternoon and
Thursday.

This first moderately strong weather system will bring between
three quarters and two inches of rainfall to the valley from mid
day Wednesday to mid day Thursday. Some foothill locations could
see 3 inches or more of rainfall. Snow levels will start out
moderately high at between 5000 and 6000 feet but then lower to
around 4000 feet by Thursday afternoon. Several inches of snow
will be possible above 4000 feet with up to a foot and a half possible
higher elevation and two feet or more possible highest peaks.

In addition to the rain and snow... gusty winds are likely with the
Wednesday/Thursday system. Winds gusts to 40 mph are forecast for
the valley and up to 50 mph over the mountains. White-out
conditions will be possible at times over the Sierra Cascade
Range.

After a break on Thursday afternoon and evening another storm
system will hit northern California on Friday. This system will be
a little weaker than the previous system in precipitation amounts
and wind but will come with lower snow levels generally between
3000 and 4000 feet. Another Pacific storm is forecast to move
through around Sunday bringing still more rain, wind and mountain
snow but with even lower snow levels between 2000 and 3000 feet.

Travel impacts over the mountains are likely with each of these
weather systems with chain controls and delays likely. Local
flooding potential will return as well especially as rainfall
accumulation totals rise with each storm. Finally... periods of
strong winds may bring downed trees or tree limbs and cause power
outages especially late Wednesday and Sunday.

Those that may be impacted by this series of storms should
continue to monitor the latest forecasts.



508 am PST Wed Jan 18 2017

... Stormy weather returning to northern California over the next
several days...

A series of Pacific frontal systems will bring an end to the
period of dry weather northern California has experienced over the
last several days. The first storm in the series begun moving
into norcal Wednesday morning bringing light precipitation over
parts of the north state. Heavier rain and mountain snow will be
pushing over the north state between Wednesday afternoon and
Thursday.

This first moderately strong weather system will bring between
three quarters and two inches of rainfall to the valley from mid
day Wednesday to mid day Thursday. Some foothill locations could
see 3 inches or more of rainfall. Snow levels will start out
moderately high at between 5000 and 6000 feet but then lower to
around 4000 feet by Thursday afternoon. Several inches of snow
will be possible above 4000 feet with up to a foot and a half possible
higher elevation and two feet or more possible highest peaks.

In addition to the rain and snow... gusty winds are likely with the
Wednesday/Thursday system. Winds gusts to 40 mph are forecast for
the valley and up to 50 mph over the mountains. White-out
conditions will be possible at times over the Sierra Cascade
Range.

After a break on Thursday afternoon and evening another storm
system will hit northern California on Friday. This system will be
a little weaker than the previous system in precipitation amounts
and wind but will come with lower snow levels generally between
3000 and 4000 feet. Another Pacific storm is forecast to move
through around Sunday bringing still more rain, wind and mountain
snow but with even lower snow levels between 2000 and 3000 feet.

Travel impacts over the mountains are likely with each of these
weather systems with chain controls and delays likely. Local
flooding potential will return as well especially as rainfall
accumulation totals rise with each storm. Finally... periods of
strong winds may bring downed trees or tree limbs and cause power
outages especially late Wednesday and Sunday.

Those that may be impacted by this series of storms should
continue to monitor the latest forecasts.



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Arizona - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
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West Virginia - Record Report
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