Flood Watch

02/11/2019 3:05 PM through 02/12/2019 6:00 AM

Flood Watch issued February 11 at 3:05PM PST expiring February 14 at 4:00PM PST by NWS Sacramento CA


Strong Pacific storm will bring periods of moderate to heavy
precipitation across Interior Northern California beginning
Wednesday afternoon into evening and continuing into Thursday
The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a

* Flood Watch for a portion of northern California...including
the following areas...Carquinez Strait and Delta...Central
Sacramento Valley...Clear Lake/Southern Lake County...
Motherlode...Mountains Southwestern Shasta County to Northern
Lake County...Northeast Foothills/Sacramento Valley...Northern
Sacramento Valley...Northern San Joaquin Valley...Shasta Lake
Area / Northern Shasta County...Southern Sacramento Valley and
West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada.

* From early Wednesday morning through Thursday afternoon

* Moderate to heavy rain can be expected during this period. Storm
total rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches possible in the Central
Valley, 2 to 4 inches in the foothills and mountains, and local
amounts of 5 to 7 inches across eastern Butte County and
western Plumas County.

* Ponding of water on roadways, rises on small rivers and creeks
are possible.


A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Target Area

Motherlode; Central Sacramento Valley; Southern Sacramento Valley; Mountains Southwestern Shasta County to Northern Lake County; Northern Sacramento Valley; Shasta Lake Area / Northern Shasta County; Clear Lake/Southern Lake County; West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada; Northern San Joaquin Valley; Carquinez Strait and Delta; Northeast Foothills/Sacramento Valley

Sender: NWS Sacramento CA
Sent: 3:05 PM on 02-11-2019