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Flash Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Lassen; Plumas

NWS Sacramento (North Central California)

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 3 AM PDT EARLY THIS MORNING FOR SOUTHWESTERN LASSEN AND NORTHWESTERN PLUMAS COUNTIES... The heavy rain has ended over the western portions of the Dixie Fire burn scar. Flash flooding is no longer expected to pose an immediate threat. Minor debris flows will still be possible early this morning. Please continue to heed remaining road closures. A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 500 AM PDT for a portion of northern California.


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 WILL EXPIRE AT 3 AM PDT EARLY THIS MORNING FOR SOUTHWESTERN LASSEN AND NORTHWESTERN PLUMAS COUNTIES... The heavy rain has ended over the western portions of the Dixie Fire burn scar. Flash flooding is no longer expected to pose an immediate threat. Minor debris flows will still be possible early this morning. Please continue to heed remaining road closures. A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 500 AM PDT for a portion of northern California.


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.


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