BUTTE COUNTY, Calif.-
The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the Camp Fire burn area for today until 4:00 p.m. this afternoon.
This means that depending on rainfall, the area could experience flash flooding, mudslides and rising on small rivers and creeks.
Flash flooding can quickly become dangerous and life threatening. The Butte County Sheriff's Office is warning that it is possible for the situation to become hazardous before a warning can be issued.
If you are in the an area affected by the Camp Fire or near a waterway downstream from the impacted area, be prepared to immediately evacuate to high ground in the event of heavy rainfall, an evacuation notice, or any evidence of soil instability.
The Butte County Sheriff's Office asks that you call 911 if you see debris flow in your area.
They say that you should be prepared by monitoring weather forecasts and should not wait for a Flash Flood Warning in order to take steps to protect your life or property.
- Flash Flood Watch Issued for Camp Fire Burn Area
- Flash Flood Watch for Area Burned by Camp Fire
- Flash flood warning issued for Camp Fire burn scar
- Flash flood watch in effect for Camp Fire burn scar
- Butte County Sheriff's Office Issues Flash Flood Watch for Camp Fire Burn Scar
- Flash Flood Watch: Butte County
- National Weather Service issues flash flood watch for Carr, Hirz, Delta burn scar
- National Weather Service issues flash flood watch in Shasta, Lake county through Thursday evening
- Flash Flood Watch in Place for Butte County
- Flash Flood Watch ahead for your Monday afternoon