February 9, 2017 – A Flood Warning remains in effect until 9:15 AM Saturday for Colusa, Yolo, Sutter, Solano, Plumas, Alpine, Placer, Shasta, Lassen, Amador, Tuolumne, Sacramento, Lake, Stanislaus, San Joaquin, El Dorado, Calaveras, Tehama, Butte, Glenn, Sierra, Yuba and Nevada Counties.
Two day rainfall totals between 5 and 9 inches have been measured in the northern Sierra, bringing river and stream rises across the area. High river and stream flows in the Sierra, such as the upper portions of the Feather River system, are already occurring and will continue through Saturday.
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Widespread moderate to heavy rain will return to northern California today through this evening, tapering to mountain snow showers tonight through Friday. Despite precipitation ending, high river and stream flows will continue through early Saturday.
Moderate to heavy rainfall will continue to increase stream flows and could lead to urban roadway flooding. Mud slides are also possible, especially for mountain roads and burn scars.