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102 PM PDT Fri Mar 23 2018
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING For
Moccasin Dam in South Central Tuolumne County...
The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a
* Flash Flash Flood Watch for Moccasin Dam and downstream areas
in South Central Tuolumne County... this does NOT include the
town of Moccasin.
* Through Monday morning
* Local authorities have reported that water levels have decreased
at the Moccasin Dam and it is no longer in imminent danger of
failing. However, a risk of potential failure still exists. The
dam owner will continue to closely monitor the situation over
the weekend. Portions of Highway 49 remain closed.
* This flash flood watch replaces the previous flash flood
People downstream of the dam in the area of the flash flood watch
should monitor NOAA Weather Radio and other news outlets for
updated to this situation. A flash flood watch associated with a
dam means there is an issue or significant problem at the dam that
the dam owner is addressing. If conditions were to deteriorate
into a failure it could lead to flash flooding downstream of the
dam. If the dam were to fail The National Weather Service would
upgrade this watch to a flash flood warning.
$$Winter Storm Warning
West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada-
1036 AM PDT Fri Mar 23 2018
...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
9 AM PDT SUNDAY...
* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Travel will be very difficult. Total
snow accumulations of 12 to 18 inches, with localized amounts up
to 30 inches, are expected.
* WHERE...West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada including Interstate
80 over Donner Pass, Highway 50 over Echo Summit and Highway 88
over Carson Pass.
* WHEN...Heaviest tonight and again Saturday night.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in
visibility at times due to heavy snow and gusty winds.
A Winter Storm Warning for snow means there will be snow covered
roads and limited visibilities. Travel is not recommended while
the warning is in effect. If you must travel, keep an extra
flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an
emergency.The latest road conditions for the state you are
calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.