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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:42 PM PDT on July 31, 2014

Expires 3:00 AM EDT on August 01, 2014


... Flood Watch in effect until midnight PDT tonight for a private
earthen dam in Yuba County along little Dry Creek...

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a

* Flood Watch for a private earthen dam in Yuba County along
little Dry Creek.

* Until midnight PDT tonight

* Yuba County and local officials have reported the possiblity of
failure of a private earthen dam along little Dry Creek in Yuba
County. Several homes in the area have been notified by local
law enforcement of the potential dam failure. Flooding would
occur in rural areas south of the dam and possibly towards
Spring Valley Road in Yuba County.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be prepared to quickly evacuate or move quickly to higher ground
should a Flood Warning be issued. People downstream of the dam in
the area of the Flood Watch should monitor NOAA Weather Radio and
other news outlets for updates to this situation. A Flood Watch
associated with a dam means there is an issue or significant
problem at the dam that the dam owner is addressing. If the dam
were to fail the National Weather Service would upgrade this watch
to a Flash Flood Warning.


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Local Storm Report



07/31/2014 0443 PM

5 miles WSW of Prosser cree, Nevada County.

Hail e0.25 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Pea size hail mixed with heavy rain for past 15 minutes.
            Light winds.





07/31/2014 0334 PM

Truckee, Nevada County.

Heavy rain u0.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            For 15 minutes with occasional 1/4 inch hail


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