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Flash Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Lassen; Plumas

NWS Reno (Western Nevada)

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR THE DIXIE AND SHEEP BURN SCAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT MONDAY FOR WEST CENTRAL LASSEN AND PLUMAS COUNTIES... At 125 PM PDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated that heavy rain was falling over the Dixie and Sheep Burn Scar. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by heavy rain in and around the Dixie and Sheep Burn Scars. SOURCE...Radar and automated gauges. IMPACT...Flooding of areas in and around the Dixie and Sheep Burn Scar. Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Susanville, North Arm of Indian Valley, Antelope Lake, Genesee, Westwood, Lone Rock Campground, Boulder Creek Campground, Long Point Campground, Fredonyer Pass, Cromberg and Lightning Tree Campground. The heaviest rain rates are anticipated this afternoon through early evening on the burn scar. FLASH FLOOD...RADAR AND GAUGE INDICATED

This is a life threatening situation. Heavy rainfall will cause extensive and severe flash flooding of creeks...streams...and ditches in the Dixie and Sheep Burn Scar. Severe debris flows can also be anticipated across roads. Roads and driveways may be washed away in places. If you encounter flood waters...climb to safety. Move away from recently burned areas. Life-threatening flooding of creeks, roads, and normally dry stream beds is likely. The heavy rains will likely trigger rockslides, mudslides and debris flows in steep terrain, especially in and around these areas. Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.


Flash Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Lassen; Plumas

NWS Sacramento (North Central California)

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT MONDAY FOR SOUTHWESTERN LASSEN AND NORTHWESTERN PLUMAS COUNTIES... At 739 AM PDT, CalTrans reported multiple slides and debris flows in and around the Dixie Burn scar especially impacting Highway 70. Flash flooding is already occurring. Excessive rainfall over the burn scar will result in debris flows. The debris flow can consist of rock, mud, vegetation and other loose materials. HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Heavy rain producing flash flooding in and around the Dixie Burn Scar. SOURCE...CalTrans reported. IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of areas in and around the Dixie Burn Scar. Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Chester, Almanor, Prattville, Lake Almanor West, Lake Almanor Country Club, Canyondam, East Shore, Caribou, Seneca, Belden, Twain, Paxton, Indian Falls, Bald Eagle Mountain, Tobin, Crescent Mills, Storrie, Keddie and Greenville. Stretches of Highway 36, Highway 70, and Highway 89 in and around the Dixie Burn Scar. This includes the following streams and drainages... Mill Creek, Canyon Creek, West Sulphur Creek, North Fork Feather River, Deer Creek, Willow Creek and Butte Creek. FLASH FLOOD...OBSERVED FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE

This is a life threatening situation. Heavy rainfall will cause extensive and severe flash flooding of creeks...streams...and ditches in the Dixie Burn Scar. Severe debris flows can also be anticipated across roads. Roads and driveways may be washed away in places. If you encounter flood waters...climb to safety. Move away from recently burned areas. Life-threatening flooding of creeks, roads and normally dry areas is likely. The heavy rains will likely trigger rockslides, mudslides and debris flows in steep terrain, especially in and around these areas. Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life.


Flash Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Lassen; Plumas

NWS Reno (Western Nevada)

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR THE BECKWORTH BURN SCAR REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT MONDAY FOR SOUTHEASTERN LASSEN AND PLUMAS COUNTIES... At 132 PM PDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain over the Beckworth Burn Scar. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. Excessive rainfall over the burn scar will result in debris flows. The debris flow can consist of rock, mud, vegetation and other loose materials. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by heavy rain in and around the Beckworth Burn Scar. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Flooding of areas in and around the Beckworth Burn Scar. Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Doyle, Frenchman Lake, Chilcoot-Vinton, Frenchman Campground, Big Cove Campground, Spring Creek Campground, Chilcoot Campground. The heaviest rain rates are anticipated this afternoon into the early evening. FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED

This is a life threatening situation. Heavy rainfall will cause extensive and severe flash flooding of creeks...streams...and ditches in the Beckworth Burn Scar. Severe debris flows can also be anticipated across roads. Roads and driveways may be washed away in places. If you encounter flood waters...climb to safety. Move away from recently burned areas. Life-threatening flooding of creeks, roads, and normally dry stream beds is likely. The heavy rains will likely trigger rockslides, mudslides and debris flows in steep terrain, especially in and around these areas. Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.


High Wind Warning

Areas Affected: Modoc County

NWS Medford (Southwest Oregon and Northern California)

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT MONDAY... ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM PDT MONDAY...

* WHAT...For the High Wind Warning, south winds 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 70 mph expected. For the Wind Advisory, south winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected.

* WHERE...In California, Modoc County. In Oregon, Northern and Eastern Klamath County and Western Lake County and Central and Eastern Lake County.

* WHEN...Until 2 AM PDT Monday, with the strongest winds expected from 3 AM to 3 PM today.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

* View the hazard area in detail at https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/map/?wfo=mfr

People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if you must drive.


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