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|Flash Flood Watch||Statement as of 1:02 PM PDT on May 6, 2016|
... Flash Flood Watch in effect until 11 PM PDT this evening...
The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of central California...
including the following areas... Kern County mountains...
southeastern San Joaquin Valley... southwestern San Joaquin
Valley and west central San Joaquin Valley.
* Until 11 PM PDT this evening
* scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue to develop
this afternoon and evening. Some storms may produce very heavy
rainfall in a short period of time resulting in localized flash
flooding. Areas that received heavy rain yesterday will be more
at risk for flooding due to the already saturated ground.
* Impacts... flooded or impassable roads. Downed trees... possible
power outages... small stream flooding.
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.