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Flash flood watch in effect for Camp Fire burn scar

A flash flood watch is in effect for the Camp Fire burn scar due to harsh winter weather conditions.

Posted: Feb 25, 2019 7:25 AM
Updated: Feb 26, 2019 8:57 AM

UPDATE 8:38 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 - A flash flood watch is in effect for the Camp Fire burn scar due to harsh winter weather conditions.

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BUTTE COUNTY, Calif.- A flash flood watch will be in effect starting Monday afternoon for Camp Fire burn scar areas. The watch begins on Monday afternoon and will go through Thursday morning.

This indicates that flash flooding, debris flow, ponding of water on roadways and rises on rivers and creeks are possible.

The National Weather Service says this watch applies to areas below 4,000 feet.

Flash flooding can quickly become a dangerous and life-threatening situation, according to the Butte County Sheriff's Office. 

Anyone in an area impacted by the Camp Fire, or located near a waterway downstream from the impacted area, should be prepared to immediately evacuate to high ground in the event of heavy rainfall, an evacuation notice or any evidence of soil instability in the area/ 

Authorities urge residents to call 9-1-1 if they see any evidence of soil instability or debris flow in the localized area.

Be prepared, monitor weather forecasts and do not wait for a flash flood warning in order to take steps to protect life and property as these hazards may develop before a warning can be issued.

Stay with Action News Now for the latest updates as they become available. 

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