Flood Advisory issued for NorCal including Butte County specially in burn areas

A band of heavy rain is expected to develop tonight through Thursday morning over interior NorCal. This could produce minor flooding & debris flows in recent burn areas.

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Flood Advisory issued November 15 at 3:11PM PST expiring November 16 at 2:45PM PST by NWS Sacramento CA

Areas Affected: Yolo; Yuba; Amador; Colusa; San Joaquin; Lake; Sacramento; Butte; Calaveras; Glenn; El Dorado; Alpine; Placer; Plumas; Nevada; Sutter; Solano; Sierra

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas

for…

Colusa County California…Yolo County California…

Sutter County California…Solano County California…

Plumas County California…Alpine County California…

Placer County California…Amador County California…

Sacramento County California…Lake County California…

San Joaquin County California…El Dorado County California…

Calaveras County California…Butte County California…

Glenn County California…Sierra County California…

Yuba County California…Nevada County California…

* Until 245 PM PST Thursday

* A band of heavy rain is forecast to develop along and north of

Interstate 80, roughly from Solano County and southern Lake County

into the foothills and higher elevations of the Sierra Nevada,

later this evening and into Thursday morning which may cause urban

flooding or ponding of water on roadways. The band of rain is

forecast to move slowly south of Interstate 80 early Thursday

morning. Poor drainage areas or leaf-clogged drains could result

in minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Rainfall rates may exceed a half inch to nearly one per hour in

the foothills and higher elevations of the Sierra, and up to a

half inch per hour in the Valley at times, later tonight and early

Thursday. This could result in minor rock or debris flows along

mountainous highways and in recent burn scar areas.

* Some locations that will experience ponding of water on roadways

include…

The Sacramento area, Vacaville, Fairfield, Paradise, Oroville,

Auburn, Grass Valley and Marysville.

A Flood Advisory means minor flooding is possible. Poor drainage

areas or leaf-clogged drains could result in minor flooding in the

advisory area.

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