Flood Watch!

Raw from the NWS in Eureka:

Event: Flood Watch
Alert:
…HEAVY RAIN TO AFFECT NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA THU INTO SAT…

.A POTENT SYSTEM WILL BEGIN TO AFFECT NW CALIFORNIA LATE WED
NIGHT WITH HIGH SNOW LEVELS AND HEAVY RAIN. A STEADY STREAM OF
PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE REGION THROUGH SAT
MORNING BEFORE TURNING TO SHOWERS SAT AFTERNOON. THIS HEAVY RAIN
WILL CAUSE RIVERS TO RISE QUICKLY WITH SOME RIVERS ACROSS DEL
NORTE COUNTY APPROACHING FLOOD STAGE.

…FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA…INCLUDING
THE FOLLOWING AREAS…NORTH COAST INTERIOR AND REDWOOD COAST.

* FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

* A STEADY STREAM OF PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO BRING 3 TO 8
INCHES TO MOST AREAS. DEL NORTE COUNTY AND RAIN PRONE AREAS IN
HUMBOLDT COUNTY MAY EXPERIENCE VALUES OF 8 TO 12 INCHES WITH
ISOLATED TOTALS OF UP TO 16 INCHES.

* HEAVY RAIN WILL CAUSE RAPID RISES IN RIVERS…LOCAL AND SMALL
STREAM RISES…AND MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. PLAN YOUR ACTIVITIES
ACCORDINGLY.
Instructions: A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON CURRENT FORECASTS. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.
Target Area:
North Coast Interior
Redwood Coast

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  1. Tim

    Its flooding in mckinleyville ca

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