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Carquinez Strait and Delta-Northern San Joaquin Valley-
1255 PM PST Sun Feb 26 2017
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* A portion of northern California...including the following
areas...Carquinez Strait and Delta and Northern San Joaquin
* Through late Thursday night
* Don Pedro and other local dams are making large reservoir
releases that are raising river levels along the Lower San
Joaquin River north of Grayson into the south delta. These
elevated levels are causing flooding in the low-lying areas
along the river and increasing concerns on the levees in the
* Previously identified concern areas on local levees will
continue to see increased river levels. As a precaution, San
Joaquin County officials and the National Weather Service are
encouraging local residents to be prepared to take action in
the event that levee conditions were to deteriorate.
A Flash Flood Watch associated with levees means that there are
conditions that could affect levee stability. If levee conditions
were to deteriorate into a failure, it could lead to flash
flooding and the rapid arrival of flood waters within the area
protected by the levee. People in the area of the Flash Flood
Watch should monitor NOAA Weather Radio and other news outlets
for updates to this situation. Be prepared to quickly evacuate
should a Flash Flood Warning be issued.
$$Winter Weather Advisory
West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada-
Including the city of Blue Canyon
1155 AM PST Sun Feb 26 2017
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 6 AM PST MONDAY...
* TIMING...Snow will begin late this afternoon, be heaviest this
evening, and will taper off to light snow Monday morning.
* MAIN IMPACT...Weekend travelers could experience travel
delays, chain controls, and slick roadways.
* SNOW AMOUNTS...Between 3 and 7 inches of snow expected for
mountain passes, including Interstate 80 and Highway 50. Lighter
amounts of snow up to 1 inch can be expected down to 2000 feet.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while