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Hydrologic Statement
248 PM PST MON FEB 20 2017

Forecast information for
Bear Creek above Bear Creek at Mckee Road
* At 2:00 PM Monday the stage was 10.0 feet
* Forecast to rise above monitor stage of 17.0 FT after midnight
tomorrow then forecast to crest near 19.0 FT tomorrow early
afternoon then forecast to fall below monitor stage of 17.0 FT
Wednesday morning then forecast to recede to near 7.0 FT Saturday
* Flood Stage 23.0 ft
* Monitor Stage 17.0 ft
* IMPACT...Near 17.0 feet, Storm drains begin to back up. Street
flooding occurs primarily north of Bear Creek Drive and east of M
* IMPACT...Near 16.0 feet, South bike path along Bear Creek floods
downstream of the G Street bridge.


LAT...LON 3732 12071 3739 12042 3725 12036 3722 12063


Hydrologic Statement
248 PM PST MON FEB 20 2017

Forecast information for
San Joaquin River at Newman
* At 2:00 PM Monday the stage was 65.8 feet
* Forecast to fluctuate near 65.5 FT thru Wednesday early afternoon.
* Flood Stage 69.4 ft
* Monitor Stage 63.0 ft
* IMPACT...Near 66.1 feet, Peak stage of record - 1/28/1997
* IMPACT...Near 65.0 feet, The fisherman's bend trailer park north of
hills ferry road begins to flood.
* IMPACT...Near 63.6 feet, Sand slough will flow.
* IMPACT...Near 63.0 feet, Monitor stage. Levee patrols required.
* IMPACT...Near 62.0 feet, Water seepage begins outside the levee
along the river, near the newman waste water treatment plant.


LAT...LON 3737 12111 3749 12092 3732 12080 3722 12107


Wind Advisory
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Mariposa, Madera, and Fresno County Foothills-
Including the cities of Los Banos, Coalinga, Mendota, Fresno,
Oakhurst, and Mariposa
955 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017


* WINDS...Southeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* TIMING...through Tuesday morning.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds may blow down limbs...trees...and power
lines. Scattered power outages are expected. Uprooted trees
are also more likely with very wet soils from recent rains.


A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.



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