Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams until 7:30 pm on Thursday

February 13, 2019 – The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams for Rain and Snowmelt in:

  • Colusa County in central California
  • Yolo County in central California
  • Sutter County in central California
  • Solano County in central California
  • Placer County in central California
  • Northeastern Sacramento County in central California
  • Southeastern Lake County in central California
  • Western El Dorado County in northern California
  • Southeastern Tehama County in northern California
  • Butte County in northern California
  • Glenn County in central California
  • Southwestern Sierra County in northern California
  • Yuba County in central California
  • Nevada County in northern California

Until 7:30 PM Thursday

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One to 3 inches of rain has fallen over most of the warning area with local amounts up to 5 to 6 inches around Cobb Mountain in Lake County, and 5 inches around Magalia from Tuesday night. through early Wednesday evening. More rain is on the way, with an additional 2 to 4 inches over the Coastal Range and Shasta County mountains, and 4 to 8 inches over portions of the West Slope Sierra Nevada through Thursday evening.

Recent burn scar areas may also experience minor mud, rock and debris flows, especially if thunderstorms develop in the burn scar areas on Thursday. This includes portions of the Mendocino Complex burn of area in Lake, Glenn, Colusa Counties, and the Camp Fire burn area in Butte County in Northern California.

Some locations that will experience flooding include:Sacramento, Elk Grove, Roseville, Fairfield, Vacaville, Chico, Citrus Heights, Folsom, Davis, Rocklin, Woodland, Paradise, Oroville, Auburn, Grass Valley, Marysville, Placerville, Corning, Orland and Willows.

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