East-Central San Joaquin Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 2:03 PM PDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
snowmelt in...
northeastern Kings County in central California...
northwestern Tulare County in central California...
central Fresno County in central California...

* until 200 PM PDT Monday

* at 140 PM PDT, a trained spotter observed flooding in Reedley
along the Kings River near Manning Avenue. In addition, releases
from Pine Flat dam are expected to continue increasing through the
weekend, as Pine Flat Lake is near its storage capacity due to
ongoing snow melt. Locations below Pine Flat dam are expected to
experience additional flooding. Locations impacted include, but
are not limited to: Minkler, Reedley, Kingsburg, and Grangeville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 3:57 AM PDT Jun. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... The flood advisory for snowmelt remains in effect until 330 am PDT
Sunday for south central Madera and central Fresno counties...

At 349 am PDT, high water levels were occurring on the San Joaquin
River downstream of Friant dam. Large releases of water continue,
which will keep the river high and swift to near Mendota. This flood
advisory continues through Sunday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe during high water events.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3700 11972 3693 11973 3685 11980 3675 12033
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Heat Advisory
Issued: 10:56 PM PDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon Saturday to 9 PM PDT
Sunday...
... Excessive heat warning will expire at 11 PM PDT this evening...

* temperatures... 100 to 107 degrees.

* Timing... through Sunday evening.

* Impacts... prolonged exposure to these temperatures will
increase the risk of heat related illnesses such as heat
exhaustion and heat stroke. Children, the elderly, and people
with chronic respiratory ailments are the most susceptible to
heat related illness. Pets, crops, and livestock may also
require extra care through the hot weather.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take extra precautions, if you work or spend time outside.
Shelter yourself from the hot sun if possible and schedule
strenuous physical work outside to the early morning or evening
hours. Wear light colored, loose fitting clothing if possible.
Remain hydrated and drink plenty of water. Know the signs and
symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. Prolonged exposure to
extreme heat can lead to heat exhaustion or heat stroke.

Young children and pets should never be left unattended in
vehicles under any circumstances. Look before you lock! The
temperature inside of a car on a hot day can climb to lethal
levels in a matter of minutes.

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned
room,
stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned
room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and
neighbors.

   Take extra precautions, if you work or spend time outside.
When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning
or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and
heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

   To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safety
and health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest
breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome
by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat
stroke is an emergency, call 9 1 1.






Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 3:57 AM PDT Jun. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... The flood advisory for snowmelt remains in effect until 330 am PDT
Sunday for south central Madera and central Fresno counties...

At 349 am PDT, high water levels were occurring on the San Joaquin
River downstream of Friant dam. Large releases of water continue,
which will keep the river high and swift to near Mendota. This flood
advisory continues through Sunday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe during high water events.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3700 11972 3693 11973 3685 11980 3675 12033
      3679 12034 3686 11993 3691 11980

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