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Flood Advisory
CAC019-039-047-060645-
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/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
FRESNO CA-MERCED CA-MADERA CA-
942 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HANFORD CA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
WESTERN FRESNO COUNTY IN CENTRAL CALIFORNIA...
SOUTHWESTERN MERCED COUNTY IN CENTRAL CALIFORNIA...
SOUTHWESTERN MADERA COUNTY IN CENTRAL CALIFORNIA...

* UNTIL 1145 PM PDT

* AT 941 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
FIREBAUGH...SOUTH DOS PALOS AND DOS PALOS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3710 12029 3693 12019 3677 12045 3672 12073
3700 12101

$$

Special Weather Statement
CAZ089>091-060615-
WEST-CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CA-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CA-EAST-
CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CA-
1032 PM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HANFORD CA HAS ISSUED A

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR...
NORTH CENTRAL KINGS AND CENTRAL FRESNO COUNTIES

UNTIL 1115 PM PDT...

AT 1032 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 9
MILES SOUTHWEST OF SELMA...OR 10 MILES NORTH OF HANFORD...MOVING
NORTHWEST AT 25 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FRESNO...CLOVIS...SANGER...REEDLEY...SELMA...PARLIER...KINGSBURG...LANARE...
CALWA...DEL REY...EASTON...RAISIN CITY...BOWLES...FOWLER...RIVERDALE...SELMA
5SW...LATON AND CARUTHERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3659 11946 3636 11974 3644 12014 3685 11965
TIME...MOT...LOC 0532Z 126DEG 22KT 3646 11971

$$

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