National Weather Service issues flash flood watch in Shasta, Lake county through Thursday evening

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Flash Flood Watch for a portion of northern California.

Posted: Mar 28, 2019 1:03 PM

SHASTA AND LAKE COUNTIES, Calif. - The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Flash Flood Watch for a portion of northern California. 

The watch includes the following areas:

Mountains Southwestern Shasta County to Northern Lake County

Northeast Foothills/Sacramento Valley

Northern Sacramento Valley and Shasta Lake Area / Northern Shasta County.

The watch is in effect through Thursday evening. 

Showers and slow-moving thunderstorms are forecast to develop over Shasta County this afternoon and evening. Conditions are
similar to yesterday's forecast, which caused localized flooding around the Redding area. The main area of concern is along and east of I-5, including the Redding and surrounding areas. For areas west of I-5, which includes the Carr/Delta/Hirz burn scars, confidence is lower for flash flooding.

Rainfall rates are projected at possibly 1 inch per hour. 

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