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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 9:16 AM PST on January 23, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EST on January 23, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning now in effect until 8 PM PST this
evening...

* locations... southern Sierra Nevada above 3000 feet.

* Hazard types... heavy snow and blowing snow.

* Accumulations... additional snow accumulation 2 to 5 inches.

* Winds... west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Timing... periods of heavy snow will be possible due to scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms. Snow levels will lower to
near 3000.

* Impacts... the snowfall will create slippery and snow covered
roadways.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:13 AM PST on January 23, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EST on January 23, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch in effect below 3000 feet until 8 PM PST
this evening...

The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of central California...
including the following areas... Kern County mountains...
Mariposa, Madera, and Fresno County foothills... Tulare County
foothills and Tulare County mountains.

* Until 8 PM PST this evening

* showers and isolated thunderstorms... some with heavy downpours
and small hail... will bring additional rainfall and the
potential for flash flooding in some localities through early
this evening.

* Residents living near small streams and creeks should closely
monitor water levels today and be preapred to move to higher
ground if flooding becomes imminent. Roads could become flooded
or impassable and may be covered by mud and debris. Landslides
and Rockslides are also possible in addition to downed trees
and power lines.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.


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Special Weather Statement

Statement as of 2:11 PM PST on January 23, 2017

Expires 5:45 PM EST on January 23, 2017


... Special Weather Statement...

At 209 PM PST, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 16 miles southeast of Three Rivers to near
Bakersfield. Movement was southeast at 20 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
these storms. Radar estimated rain rates of one to three tenths of
an inch per hour which may likely result in local flooding.


Locations impacted include...
Bakersfield, Bodfish, Lake Isabella, Oak opening, Johnsondale,
Breckenridge mtn, Democrat, Ponderosa, Wofford Heights, Edison,
peppermint, uhl, Camp Nelson, quaking Aspen, Glennville and
Springville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead to
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.


Lat... Lon 3629 11846 3529 11848 3537 11902 3626 11878
time... Mot... loc 2209z 302deg 19kt 3624 11875 3537 11905


Mv

211 PM PST Mon Jan 23 2017

... Special Weather Statement...

At 209 PM PST, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 16 miles southeast of Three Rivers to near
Bakersfield. Movement was southeast at 20 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
these storms. Radar estimated rain rates of one to three tenths of
an inch per hour which may likely result in local flooding.


Locations impacted include...
Bakersfield, Bodfish, Lake Isabella, Oak opening, Johnsondale,
Breckenridge mtn, Democrat, Ponderosa, Wofford Heights, Edison,
peppermint, uhl, Camp Nelson, quaking Aspen, Glennville and
Springville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead to
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.


Lat... Lon 3629 11846 3529 11848 3537 11902 3626 11878
time... Mot... loc 2209z 302deg 19kt 3624 11875 3537 11905


Mv


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 4:35 AM PST on January 23, 2017

Expires 7:35 PM EST on January 23, 2017


... Wind reports...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... San Joaquin Valley...

Taft 63 mph 0843 am 01/22 757
Lamont 55 mph 1155 am 01/22 511
Santa Rita Peak 55 mph 0757 am 01/22 5000
twisselman 52 mph 0813 PM 01/22 3232
Panoche Road 51 mph 0427 am 01/22 2055
Merced Airport 45 mph 0426 am 01/22 153
Bakersfield Meadows Field 45 mph 0949 am 01/22 489
Maricopa 42 mph 1000 am 01/22 974
Hwy 99 south of Legrand Rd 40 mph 0433 am 01/22 201
Gustine Airport 39 mph 0451 am 01/22 79
99 S of Mariposa way 39 mph 0412 am 01/22 191
I-5 at Panoche Road 39 mph 0424 am 01/22 470
Sunflower Valley 38 mph 0833 PM 01/22 751
Atwater 37 mph 0400 am 01/22 151
San Luis Reservoir 36 mph 0522 am 01/22 320
Mettler 35 mph 0909 PM 01/22 488
San Luis NWR 35 mph 0531 am 01/22 65
Castle air park 35 mph 0650 am 01/22 187
Highway 99 at Merced 35 mph 0500 am 01/22 182
Los Banos 35 mph 1154 PM 01/22 103

... Foothills...
Smith Peak 46 mph 0316 am 01/22 3871
Oakhurst Madera sheriff 37 mph 0631 PM 01/22 2382
Catheys Valley 35 mph 0327 am 01/22 1233

... Sierra Nevada...
Case Mountain 45 mph 0235 PM 01/22 6450
delilah lookout 43 mph 0724 PM 01/22 5157
Crane Flat 42 mph 0200 PM 01/22 6634
shadequarter 40 mph 1055 PM 01/22 4340
Blackrock 38 mph 0752 PM 01/22 8114
Miami Mountain 38 mph 0859 PM 01/22 4267
Wolverton point 37 mph 1024 am 01/22 5240

... Kern County mountains...
Grapevine Peak 108 mph 1013 am 01/22 4647
blue Max 70 mph 0232 am 01/23 5350
Grapevine chp 69 mph 1157 am 01/22 1364
Bird Springs pass 52 mph 0327 am 01/23 7466
Tehachapi mtn valley apt 49 mph 1024 am 01/22 4219
Mountain Mesa 44 mph 1118 PM 01/22 3141
Wofford Heights 41 mph 0400 am 01/23 3150
Jawbone Canyon 41 mph 1114 PM 01/22 4300
Riverkern 40 mph 0357 am 01/23 3044
Cache creek chp on 58 39 mph 0402 PM 01/22 3622
Tehachapi N Golden Hills 39 mph 0919 am 01/22 3956
Tehachapi-Golden Hills 36 mph 1158 am 01/22 4027
Walker Pass 35 mph 1200 am 01/23 5572

... Kern County desert...
Indian Wells Canyon 59 mph 1026 am 01/22 4000
laural mountain 57 mph 0726 PM 01/22 4390
China Lake 39 mph 1115 PM 01/22 2230
Ridgecrest 7ssw 38 mph 0921 PM 01/22 2464
Redrock Canyon 38 mph 0954 am 01/22 2575
Cameron siding 38 mph 0810 am 01/22 3784
Rosamond 36 mph 0850 PM 01/22 2336
Edwards AFB 36 mph 1240 am 01/23 2278
Jawbone station 35 mph 0928 am 01/22 2158

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


NWS Hanford CA
Iris system

435 am PST Mon Jan 23 2017

... Wind reports...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... San Joaquin Valley...

Taft 63 mph 0843 am 01/22 757
Lamont 55 mph 1155 am 01/22 511
Santa Rita Peak 55 mph 0757 am 01/22 5000
twisselman 52 mph 0813 PM 01/22 3232
Panoche Road 51 mph 0427 am 01/22 2055
Merced Airport 45 mph 0426 am 01/22 153
Bakersfield Meadows Field 45 mph 0949 am 01/22 489
Maricopa 42 mph 1000 am 01/22 974
Hwy 99 south of Legrand Rd 40 mph 0433 am 01/22 201
Gustine Airport 39 mph 0451 am 01/22 79
99 S of Mariposa way 39 mph 0412 am 01/22 191
I-5 at Panoche Road 39 mph 0424 am 01/22 470
Sunflower Valley 38 mph 0833 PM 01/22 751
Atwater 37 mph 0400 am 01/22 151
San Luis Reservoir 36 mph 0522 am 01/22 320
Mettler 35 mph 0909 PM 01/22 488
San Luis NWR 35 mph 0531 am 01/22 65
Castle air park 35 mph 0650 am 01/22 187
Highway 99 at Merced 35 mph 0500 am 01/22 182
Los Banos 35 mph 1154 PM 01/22 103

... Foothills...
Smith Peak 46 mph 0316 am 01/22 3871
Oakhurst Madera sheriff 37 mph 0631 PM 01/22 2382
Catheys Valley 35 mph 0327 am 01/22 1233

... Sierra Nevada...
Case Mountain 45 mph 0235 PM 01/22 6450
delilah lookout 43 mph 0724 PM 01/22 5157
Crane Flat 42 mph 0200 PM 01/22 6634
shadequarter 40 mph 1055 PM 01/22 4340
Blackrock 38 mph 0752 PM 01/22 8114
Miami Mountain 38 mph 0859 PM 01/22 4267
Wolverton point 37 mph 1024 am 01/22 5240

... Kern County mountains...
Grapevine Peak 108 mph 1013 am 01/22 4647
blue Max 70 mph 0232 am 01/23 5350
Grapevine chp 69 mph 1157 am 01/22 1364
Bird Springs pass 52 mph 0327 am 01/23 7466
Tehachapi mtn valley apt 49 mph 1024 am 01/22 4219
Mountain Mesa 44 mph 1118 PM 01/22 3141
Wofford Heights 41 mph 0400 am 01/23 3150
Jawbone Canyon 41 mph 1114 PM 01/22 4300
Riverkern 40 mph 0357 am 01/23 3044
Cache creek chp on 58 39 mph 0402 PM 01/22 3622
Tehachapi N Golden Hills 39 mph 0919 am 01/22 3956
Tehachapi-Golden Hills 36 mph 1158 am 01/22 4027
Walker Pass 35 mph 1200 am 01/23 5572

... Kern County desert...
Indian Wells Canyon 59 mph 1026 am 01/22 4000
laural mountain 57 mph 0726 PM 01/22 4390
China Lake 39 mph 1115 PM 01/22 2230
Ridgecrest 7ssw 38 mph 0921 PM 01/22 2464
Redrock Canyon 38 mph 0954 am 01/22 2575
Cameron siding 38 mph 0810 am 01/22 3784
Rosamond 36 mph 0850 PM 01/22 2336
Edwards AFB 36 mph 1240 am 01/23 2278
Jawbone station 35 mph 0928 am 01/22 2158

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


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Iowa - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
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Maine - Coastal Flood Statement , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Maryland - Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory , High Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
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Mississippi - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Record Report
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory
Nebraska - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Nevada - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , High Wind Warning , High Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New York - Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
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Pennsylvania - Areal Flood Advisory , High Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Coastal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning
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South Dakota - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
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Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Avalanche Warning , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Virginia - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Washington - Public Information Statement
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Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
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