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000
NOUS46 KEKA 221701
PNSEKA
CAZ001>004-076-230515-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
1001 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THIS IS DAY THREE OF CALIFORNIA FLOOD PREPAREDNESS WEEK.

BE AWARE...BE PREPARED...AND TAKE ACTION.

TODAYS FOCUS IS ON ALLUVIAL FAN...DEBRIS FLOW...FLASH AND
STORMWATER FLOODING.

IN THE UNITED STATES MORE PEOPLE DIE AS A RESULT OF FLOODING THAN
ANY OTHER NATURAL DISASTER. CLOSER TO HOME...IN THE PAST TWENTY
YEARS EVERY SINGLE COUNTY IN CALIFORNIA HAS BEEN A FEDERALLY
DECLARED FLOOD DISASTER AREA AT LEAST ONCE.

CALIFORNIA IS UNUSUAL...NOT ONLY IS THE STATE SUBJECT TO RIVERINE
AND COASTAL FLOODING...BUT ALSO FLASH...ALLUVIAL
FAN...TSUNAMI...FLOODPLAIN...STORMWATER AND DEBRIS FLOW FLOODING.

CALIFORNIANS NEED TO BE AWARE AND BE PREPARED...NOT ONLY WHERE THEY
LIVE...BUT WHERE THEY WORK AND VISIT.

CALIFORNIANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ASSEMBLE A FAMILY EMERGENCY
KIT...FAMILY EVACUATION PLAN AND BE AWARE OF FLOOD RISKS.

ALLUVIAL FAN FLOODING...AN ALLUVIAL FAN IS A FAN SHAPED BUILDUP OF
SEDIMENT FOUND AT THE BASE OF STEEP MOUNTAIN CANYONS. ALLUVIAL FAN
FLOODING IS CHARACTERIZED BY RELATIVELY SHALLOW DEPTHS...HIGH
VELOCITIES...MOVING SOIL AND SEDIMENT AND INDEFINITE
CHANNELS...CREATING UNCERTAINTY ABOUT WHERE RISING WATER AND SOIL
WILL TRAVEL. ALLUVIAL FAN FLOODING IS A CONCERN PRIMARILY IN
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA...ESPECIALLY IN DESERT AREAS.

DEBRIS FLOW FLOODING...DEBRIS FLOW FLOODS ARE MADE UP OF
WATER...MUD...ROCKS AND DEBRIS. THEY CAN FORM AND ACCELERATE
QUICKLY...REACHING HIGH VELOCITIES. DEBRIS FLOWS ARE COMMONLY
CAUSED BY HEAVY...LOCALIZED RAINFALL ON HILLSIDES WHERE VEGETATION
HAS BEEN DESTROYED BY FIRE...OR ARE GEOLOGICALLY UNSTABLE. DEBRIS
FLOWS CAN DEMOLISH HOMES AND OTHER STRUCTURES...WASH OUT ROADS
AND BRIDGES AND SWEEP AWAY CARS. IN DEBRIS FLOW FLOODING...MUD AND
DEBRIS REMAIN AFTER THE FLOOD WATER HAS RECEDED...CAUSING
ADDITIONAL EXPENSE TO REMOVE.

FLASH FLOODING...FLASH FLOODS ARE THE NUMBER ONE WEATHER RELATED
KILLER IN THE UNITED STATES AND CAUSE MORE THAN TWO BILLION
DOLLARS IN PROPERTY DAMAGE EACH YEAR. THEY CAN ROLL
BOULDERS...TEAR OUT TREES...AND DESTROY BUILDINGS AND BRIDGES
QUICKLY. A FLASH FLOOD IS A SUDDEN...RAPID FLOODING OF LOW LYING
AREAS TYPICALLY CAUSED BY INTENSE RAINFALL. FLASH FLOODS CAN ALSO
BE CAUSED BY THE COLLAPSE OF A DAM OR LEVEE. RAPIDLY RISING WATER
CAN REACH HEIGHTS OF 30 FEET OR MORE. FLASH FLOODS CAN OCCUR
THROUGHOUT THE YEAR...ANYWHERE...ESPECIALLY IN MOUNTAIN AND DESERT
AREAS. CALIFORNIA`S RAINY SEASON LASTS FROM NOVEMBER TO APRIL.
THIS IS WHEN THE CHANCE OF MAJOR FLOODING AND FLASH FLOODING RISK
IS GREATEST.

LOCALIZED OR STORMWATER FLOODING...LOCALIZED FLOODING OCCURS IN
BOTH URBAN AND NON URBAN AREAS DURING OR AFTER A STORM. ANY
STORM...PARTICULARLY SLOW MOVING...STEADY RAIN STORMS...CAN
OVERWHELM DRAINAGE SYSTEMS. WHEN THE SYSTEM BACKS UP...POOLING
WATER CAN FLOOD ROADS..STREET...YARDS...AND EVEN THE LOWER FLOORS
OF HOMES AND BUSINESSES. LESS INTENSE STORMS CAN CAUSE THIS TYPE
OF FLOODING WHEN LEAVES...SEDIMENT AND DEBRIS PLUG STORM DRAINS.

LOCALIZED FLOODING POSES MOST OF THE SAME PROBLEMS CAUSED BY
LARGER FLOODS...BUT TYPICALLY IMPACTS FEWER PEOPLE AND AFFECTS
GEOGRAPHICALLY SMALLER AREAS. FLOODING OF THIS TYPE TENDS TO RECUR
YEAR AFTER YEAR AT LOW WATER CROSSINGS...UNDERPASSES...AND IN
AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE OR BLOCKED STORM DRAINS. THE AFTERMATH
CAN MEAN COSTLY DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY. IN MANY
CASES...STORMWATER FLOODING CAN EASILY BE AVOIDED BY KEEPING
STORM DRAINS CLEAR OF DEBRIS.

SAFETY MESSAGES...

IF YOUR VEHICLE STALLS...ABANDON IT AND SEEK HIGHER GROUND
IMMEDIATELY.

STAY AWAY FROM RISING CREEKS...STREAM AND RIVERS. SIX INCHES OF
FAST MOVING WATER CAN KNOCK AN ADULT OFF HIS OR HER FEET. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOWING WATER THAT MAY BE MORE THAN KNEE DEEP.
IF YOU HAVE DOUBTS...DO NOT CROSS.

TURN AROUND...DO NOT DROWN. PRACTICE SAFE DRIVING DURING FLOOD
EVENTS. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH WATER ON THE ROADWAY...DURING
FLOODS...MORE PEOPLE ARE TRAPPED AND DIE IN THEIR VEHICLES THAN
ANYWHERE ELSE. DO NOT DRIVE AROUND A BARRICADE. BARRICADES ARE
THERE FOR YOUR PROTECTION. TURN AROUND AND GO ANOTHER WAY.

&&
RELATED WEBSITES FOR MORE INFORMATION:

CALIFORNIA DWR FLOOD PREPAREDNESS WEBSITE
HTTP://WWW.WATER.CA.GOV/FLOODSAFE/CA-FLOODPREPAREDNESS/FPW_HOME.CFM

CALIFORNIA DWR FLOOD MANAGEMENT WEBSITE
HTTP://WWW.WATER.CA.GOV/FLOODMGMT/

FEMA TSUNAMIS INFORMATION WEBSITE
HTTP://WWW.READY.GOV/TSUNAMIS

CALIFORNIA OES MY HAZARDS WEBSITE
HTTP://MYHAZARDS.CALEMA.CA.GOV/

FEMA FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM
WWW.FEMA.GOV/NATIONAL-FLOOD-INSURANCE-PROGRAM

NWS ADVANCED HYDROLOGIC PREDICTION SYSTEM
HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS

NWS CALIFORNIA NEVADA RIVER FORECAST CENTER
HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/CNRFC

$$





000
NOUS46 KEKA 221701
PNSEKA
CAZ001>004-076-230515-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
1001 AM PDT WED OCT 22 2014

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THIS IS DAY THREE OF CALIFORNIA FLOOD PREPAREDNESS WEEK.

BE AWARE...BE PREPARED...AND TAKE ACTION.

TODAYS FOCUS IS ON ALLUVIAL FAN...DEBRIS FLOW...FLASH AND
STORMWATER FLOODING.

IN THE UNITED STATES MORE PEOPLE DIE AS A RESULT OF FLOODING THAN
ANY OTHER NATURAL DISASTER. CLOSER TO HOME...IN THE PAST TWENTY
YEARS EVERY SINGLE COUNTY IN CALIFORNIA HAS BEEN A FEDERALLY
DECLARED FLOOD DISASTER AREA AT LEAST ONCE.

CALIFORNIA IS UNUSUAL...NOT ONLY IS THE STATE SUBJECT TO RIVERINE
AND COASTAL FLOODING...BUT ALSO FLASH...ALLUVIAL
FAN...TSUNAMI...FLOODPLAIN...STORMWATER AND DEBRIS FLOW FLOODING.

CALIFORNIANS NEED TO BE AWARE AND BE PREPARED...NOT ONLY WHERE THEY
LIVE...BUT WHERE THEY WORK AND VISIT.

CALIFORNIANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ASSEMBLE A FAMILY EMERGENCY
KIT...FAMILY EVACUATION PLAN AND BE AWARE OF FLOOD RISKS.

ALLUVIAL FAN FLOODING...AN ALLUVIAL FAN IS A FAN SHAPED BUILDUP OF
SEDIMENT FOUND AT THE BASE OF STEEP MOUNTAIN CANYONS. ALLUVIAL FAN
FLOODING IS CHARACTERIZED BY RELATIVELY SHALLOW DEPTHS...HIGH
VELOCITIES...MOVING SOIL AND SEDIMENT AND INDEFINITE
CHANNELS...CREATING UNCERTAINTY ABOUT WHERE RISING WATER AND SOIL
WILL TRAVEL. ALLUVIAL FAN FLOODING IS A CONCERN PRIMARILY IN
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA...ESPECIALLY IN DESERT AREAS.

DEBRIS FLOW FLOODING...DEBRIS FLOW FLOODS ARE MADE UP OF
WATER...MUD...ROCKS AND DEBRIS. THEY CAN FORM AND ACCELERATE
QUICKLY...REACHING HIGH VELOCITIES. DEBRIS FLOWS ARE COMMONLY
CAUSED BY HEAVY...LOCALIZED RAINFALL ON HILLSIDES WHERE VEGETATION
HAS BEEN DESTROYED BY FIRE...OR ARE GEOLOGICALLY UNSTABLE. DEBRIS
FLOWS CAN DEMOLISH HOMES AND OTHER STRUCTURES...WASH OUT ROADS
AND BRIDGES AND SWEEP AWAY CARS. IN DEBRIS FLOW FLOODING...MUD AND
DEBRIS REMAIN AFTER THE FLOOD WATER HAS RECEDED...CAUSING
ADDITIONAL EXPENSE TO REMOVE.

FLASH FLOODING...FLASH FLOODS ARE THE NUMBER ONE WEATHER RELATED
KILLER IN THE UNITED STATES AND CAUSE MORE THAN TWO BILLION
DOLLARS IN PROPERTY DAMAGE EACH YEAR. THEY CAN ROLL
BOULDERS...TEAR OUT TREES...AND DESTROY BUILDINGS AND BRIDGES
QUICKLY. A FLASH FLOOD IS A SUDDEN...RAPID FLOODING OF LOW LYING
AREAS TYPICALLY CAUSED BY INTENSE RAINFALL. FLASH FLOODS CAN ALSO
BE CAUSED BY THE COLLAPSE OF A DAM OR LEVEE. RAPIDLY RISING WATER
CAN REACH HEIGHTS OF 30 FEET OR MORE. FLASH FLOODS CAN OCCUR
THROUGHOUT THE YEAR...ANYWHERE...ESPECIALLY IN MOUNTAIN AND DESERT
AREAS. CALIFORNIA`S RAINY SEASON LASTS FROM NOVEMBER TO APRIL.
THIS IS WHEN THE CHANCE OF MAJOR FLOODING AND FLASH FLOODING RISK
IS GREATEST.

LOCALIZED OR STORMWATER FLOODING...LOCALIZED FLOODING OCCURS IN
BOTH URBAN AND NON URBAN AREAS DURING OR AFTER A STORM. ANY
STORM...PARTICULARLY SLOW MOVING...STEADY RAIN STORMS...CAN
OVERWHELM DRAINAGE SYSTEMS. WHEN THE SYSTEM BACKS UP...POOLING
WATER CAN FLOOD ROADS..STREET...YARDS...AND EVEN THE LOWER FLOORS
OF HOMES AND BUSINESSES. LESS INTENSE STORMS CAN CAUSE THIS TYPE
OF FLOODING WHEN LEAVES...SEDIMENT AND DEBRIS PLUG STORM DRAINS.

LOCALIZED FLOODING POSES MOST OF THE SAME PROBLEMS CAUSED BY
LARGER FLOODS...BUT TYPICALLY IMPACTS FEWER PEOPLE AND AFFECTS
GEOGRAPHICALLY SMALLER AREAS. FLOODING OF THIS TYPE TENDS TO RECUR
YEAR AFTER YEAR AT LOW WATER CROSSINGS...UNDERPASSES...AND IN
AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE OR BLOCKED STORM DRAINS. THE AFTERMATH
CAN MEAN COSTLY DAMAGE TO HOMES AND PROPERTY. IN MANY
CASES...STORMWATER FLOODING CAN EASILY BE AVOIDED BY KEEPING
STORM DRAINS CLEAR OF DEBRIS.

SAFETY MESSAGES...

IF YOUR VEHICLE STALLS...ABANDON IT AND SEEK HIGHER GROUND
IMMEDIATELY.

STAY AWAY FROM RISING CREEKS...STREAM AND RIVERS. SIX INCHES OF
FAST MOVING WATER CAN KNOCK AN ADULT OFF HIS OR HER FEET. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOWING WATER THAT MAY BE MORE THAN KNEE DEEP.
IF YOU HAVE DOUBTS...DO NOT CROSS.

TURN AROUND...DO NOT DROWN. PRACTICE SAFE DRIVING DURING FLOOD
EVENTS. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH WATER ON THE ROADWAY...DURING
FLOODS...MORE PEOPLE ARE TRAPPED AND DIE IN THEIR VEHICLES THAN
ANYWHERE ELSE. DO NOT DRIVE AROUND A BARRICADE. BARRICADES ARE
THERE FOR YOUR PROTECTION. TURN AROUND AND GO ANOTHER WAY.

&&
RELATED WEBSITES FOR MORE INFORMATION:

CALIFORNIA DWR FLOOD PREPAREDNESS WEBSITE
HTTP://WWW.WATER.CA.GOV/FLOODSAFE/CA-FLOODPREPAREDNESS/FPW_HOME.CFM

CALIFORNIA DWR FLOOD MANAGEMENT WEBSITE
HTTP://WWW.WATER.CA.GOV/FLOODMGMT/

FEMA TSUNAMIS INFORMATION WEBSITE
HTTP://WWW.READY.GOV/TSUNAMIS

CALIFORNIA OES MY HAZARDS WEBSITE
HTTP://MYHAZARDS.CALEMA.CA.GOV/

FEMA FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM
WWW.FEMA.GOV/NATIONAL-FLOOD-INSURANCE-PROGRAM

NWS ADVANCED HYDROLOGIC PREDICTION SYSTEM
HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS

NWS CALIFORNIA NEVADA RIVER FORECAST CENTER
HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/CNRFC

$$





000
NOUS46 KEKA 211638
PNSEKA
CAZ001>004-076-220445-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
938 AM PDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

...BE AWARE...BE PREPARED...TAKE ACTION...

THIS IS THE SECOND DAY OF CALIFORNIA FLOOD PREPAREDNESS WEEK. THE
PURPOSE OF THIS WEEK IS TO EDUCATE YOU ABOUT THE POTENTIAL RISKS
AND DANGERS OF URBAN AND RURAL FLOODING AS WELL AS SMALL STREAM
FLOODING.

IN URBAN AREAS...HEAVY RAIN CAN OVERWHELM DRAINAGE SYSTEMS AND
WATER CAN END UP PONDING IN LOW LYING STREET
INTERSECTIONS...BACKED UP STORM DRAINS AND HIGHWAY UNDERPASSES.
IN RURAL AREAS...HEAVY RAIN MAY NOT PERCOLATE INTO THE
SOIL...ESPECIALLY IF IT IS ALREADY SATURATED. THE EXECESSIVE
RUNOFF CAUSED BY HEAVY RAIN CAN LEAD TO THE FLOODING OF
FARMLAND...BACKYARDS...LOWER FLOORS OF HOMES AND ENTIRE
NEIGHBORHOODS.

HEAVY RAIN CAN ALSO LEAD TO RAPID WATER RISES ALONG SMALL STREAM
AND RIVERS. ONCE WATER BEGINS TO SPILL OUT OF THE BANKS OF SMALL
RIVERS AND STREAMS...FLOODING CAN QUICKLY INUNDATE NEARBY PROPERTY
AND CAUSE WATER DAMAGE TO HOMES...BUSINESSES...PARKS AND ROADS
ADJACENT TO A RIVER OR SMALL STREAM.

PONDING WATER CAN BE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS AS IT CAN FLOAT AN
AUTOMOBILE AT A DEPTH OF ONLY ONE AND A HALF FEET. FAST MOVING
WATER ONLY SIX INCHES DEEP CAN KNOCK AN ADULT OFF THEIR FEET.
MOST DEATHS OCCUR WHEN PEOPLE ARE TRAPPED AND DROWN IN THEIR OWN
VEHICLES. THIS IS WHY IT IS NEVER A SMART IDEA TO DRIVE THROUGH A
FLOODED INTERSECTION OR STREET. IF YOU EVER APPROACH A FLOODED
STREET OR INTERSECTION...HEED THE ADVICE OF THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE...TURN AROUND...DO NOT DROWN.

HOW CAN YOU PROTECT YOUR LIFE AND PROPERTY FROM THE THREAT OF
URBAN...RURAL...AND RIVER FLOODING?

PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN RURAL AREAS...NEAR RIVERS OR STREAMS SHOULD
STAY ALERT FOR RAPID WATER RISES AND BE PREPARED TO MOVE TO
HIGHER GROUND OR A PLACE OF SAFETY.

HAVE AN EVACUATION PLAN READY FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.

IF YOU LIVE IN A DESIGNATED FLOOD PLAIN...MAKE SURE YOU HAVE FLOOD
INSURANCE.

&&

RELATED WEBSITES FOR MORE INFORMATION:

CALIFORNIA DWR FLOOD PREPAREDNESS WEBSITE
HTTP://WWW.WATER.CA.GOV/FLOODSAFE/CA-FLOODPREPAREDNESS/FPW_HOME.CFM

CALIFORNIA DWR FLOOD MANAGEMENT WEBSITE
HTTP://WWW.WATER.CA.GOV/FLOODMGMT/

FEMA TSUNAMIS INFORMATION WEBSITE
HTTP://WWW.READY.GOV/TSUNAMIS

CALIFORNIA OES MY HAZARDS WEBSITE
HTTP://MYHAZARDS.CALEMA.CA.GOV/

FEMA FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM
WWW.FEMA.GOV/NATIONAL-FLOOD-INSURANCE-PROGRAM

$$





000
NOUS46 KEKA 210555
PNSEKA
CAZ001>004-076-211754-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
1054 PM PDT MON OCT 20 2014


...LATEST RAINFALL REPORTS FOR THE LAST 24 HOURS...

LOCATION                       AMOUNT   ENDING TIME/DATE

...CALIFORNIA...

...DEL NORTE...
CAMP SIX RAWS NEAR GASQUET     2.90 IN   0959 PM 10/20
SHIP MTN RAWS NEAR GASQUET     2.63 IN   0957 PM 10/20
GASQUET RANGER STATION         2.32 IN   1000 PM 10/20
GASQUET RAWS (366 FT)          1.97 IN   0950 PM 10/20
KLAMATH RIVER AT TURWAR CREEK  1.92 IN   0945 PM 10/20
SMITH RIVER AT DR FINE BRIDGE  1.68 IN   1015 PM 10/20
GASQUET RANGER STATION         1.68 IN   1200 PM 10/20
GASQUET 20 ENE (1210 FT)       1.19 IN   1038 PM 10/20
ELK VALLEY (1705 FT)           1.16 IN   1000 PM 10/20
JACK MCNAMARA FIELD AIRPORT    1.14 IN   0956 PM 10/20

...HUMBOLDT...
COOSKIE MTN RAWS NEAR PETROLIA 2.15 IN   1008 PM 10/20
WESTSIDE (1287 FT)             1.89 IN   0943 PM 10/20
FIELDBROOK 9 ENE (600 FT)      1.74 IN   1033 PM 10/20
REDWOOD CREEK NEAR ORICK       1.68 IN   1015 PM 10/20
SCHOOL HOUSE RAWS (2653 FT)    1.52 IN   1001 PM 10/20
WESTHAVEN-MOONSTONE 1 WNW      1.39 IN   1032 PM 10/20
NOTCHKO RAWS (477 FT)          1.34 IN   0945 PM 10/20
SLATE CREEK RAWS (4170 FT)     1.32 IN   0957 PM 10/20
2 SSW ORLEANS (2000 FT)        1.16 IN   0946 PM 10/20
KNEELAND RAWS (2737 FT)        1.12 IN   0955 PM 10/20
BRUSH MOUNTAIN LOOKOUT         1.10 IN   0946 PM 10/20
HONEYDEW 1 SW (370 FT)         1.04 IN   1000 PM 10/20
ORLEANS (430 FT)               1.04 IN   1000 PM 10/20
ARCATA (183 FT)                1.02 IN   1040 PM 10/20
MCKINLEYVILLE (124 FT)         1.01 IN   1037 PM 10/20
HOOPA 3 NE (3570 FT)           0.96 IN   0940 PM 10/20
ARCATA/EUREKA AIRPORT (223 FT) 0.94 IN   0953 PM 10/20
BRIDGEVILLE (640 FT)           0.88 IN   1000 PM 10/20
SHELTER COVE 1 W (50 FT)       0.80 IN   1040 PM 10/20
HOOPA (333 FT)                 0.80 IN   1000 PM 10/20
HOOPA (375 FT)                 0.72 IN   0940 PM 10/20
MIRANDA 4 SE (263 FT)          0.68 IN   1030 PM 10/20
WFO EUREKA WOODLEY ISLAND(20FT)0.60 IN   1100 PM 10/20
FORTUNA 1 NW (360 FT)          0.60 IN   1003 PM 10/20
BAYVIEW 1 ENE (141 FT)         0.56 IN   1037 PM 10/20
ROHNERVILLE (196 FT)           0.51 IN   1038 PM 10/20
REDWAY 1 NNW (476 FT)          0.50 IN   1028 PM 10/20
ALDERPOINT 7 NW (1059 FT)      0.48 IN   0951 PM 10/20
ROHNERVILLE (196 FT)           0.44 IN   1041 PM 10/20
FORT SEWARD (216 FT)           0.44 IN   1015 PM 10/20

...MENDOCINO...
LEGGETT 1 NW (700 FT)          0.96 IN   1000 PM 10/20
FORT BRAGG (492 FT)            0.83 IN   1033 PM 10/20
WILLITS 4 W (1968 FT)          0.73 IN   1034 PM 10/20
FORT BRAGG 5  N (123 FT)       0.61 IN   0400 PM 10/20
MCGUIRES RAWS (626 FT)         0.55 IN   0950 PM 10/20
LAYTONVILLE RAWS  (1819 FT)    0.53 IN   1029 PM 10/20
DOS RIOS 3 SSE (2428 FT)       0.52 IN   1028 PM 10/20
WILLITS 1 NE (1358 FT)         0.44 IN   1038 PM 10/20
MENDOCINO PASS RAWS  (5328 FT) 0.39 IN   1004 PM 10/20
COVELO 9 ENE (1500 FT)         0.37 IN   0945 PM 10/20
COVELO 8 ENE (1514 FT)         0.36 IN   1000 PM 10/20
POTTER VALLEY POWERHOUSE       0.34 IN   0400 PM 10/20
POTTER VALLEY 2 (1080 FT)      0.31 IN   1000 PM 10/20
HOPLAND 5 NNE (2682 FT)        0.29 IN   1015 PM 10/20
POTTER VALLEY 2 NE (974 FT)    0.28 IN   1040 PM 10/20
WILLITS HOWARD RS  (1851 FT)   0.28 IN   1000 PM 10/20
UKIAH MUNICIPAL AIRPORT        0.26 IN   0956 PM 10/20
YORKVILLE (1100 FT)            0.24 IN   1000 PM 10/20
PHILO 3 NW (944 FT)            0.24 IN   1032 PM 10/20
BOONVILLE RAWS (644 FT)        0.21 IN   0950 PM 10/20
YORKVILLE 1 NE (1919 FT)       0.18 IN   1029 PM 10/20
COVELO 4 SE (1379 FT)          0.17 IN   1035 PM 10/20
BOONVILLE (417 FT)             0.14 IN   0546 PM 10/20
LAKE MENDOCINO WEATHER         0.10 IN   0945 PM 10/20
4 WSW UKIAH (1371 FT)          0.06 IN   1037 PM 10/20
CLOVERDALE 5 NNW (350 FT)      0.04 IN   1000 PM 10/20

...TRINITY...
ZENIA 2 ENE (3963 FT)          1.05 IN   1000 PM 10/20
TAYLOR RIDGE (4000 FT)         0.80 IN   1000 PM 10/20
RUTH LAKE RAWS (2732 FT)       0.75 IN   1023 PM 10/20
HELENA 8 N (4609 FT)           0.70 IN   1032 PM 10/20
MAD RIVER 12 SE (2759 FT)      0.68 IN   1000 PM 10/20
CARRVILLE 1 NNE (2503 FT)      0.52 IN   1038 PM 10/20
DINSMORE 4 SE (2873 FT)        0.52 IN   0953 PM 10/20
BIG FLAT (5100 FT)             0.48 IN   1000 PM 10/20
FOREST GLEN 8 N (4418 FT)      0.47 IN   1016 PM 10/20
BIG BAR 2 WSW (3400 FT)        0.45 IN   1000 PM 10/20
SCORPION RAWS (4400 FT)        0.45 IN   1031 PM 10/20
CARRVILLE (3040 FT)            0.44 IN   1000 PM 10/20
LEWISTON 5 N (3308 FT)         0.43 IN   1028 PM 10/20
YOLLA BOLLA RAWS  (4760 FT)    0.41 IN   1035 PM 10/20
CARRVILLE 1 N (2555 FT)        0.39 IN   1038 PM 10/20
UNDERWOOD RAWS (2560 FT)       0.38 IN   1024 PM 10/20
WEAVERVILLE 1 ESE (2511 FT)    0.34 IN   1020 PM 10/20
TRINITY CENTER 1 SSE (2401 FT) 0.32 IN   1031 PM 10/20
BIG BAR 1 NW (1722 FT)         0.31 IN   1020 PM 10/20
LEWISTON 1 NNE (1859 FT)       0.19 IN   0901 PM 10/20

OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH VARYING
EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURE. NOT ALL DATA LISTED ARE CONSIDERED OFFICIAL.

$$

NWS EUREKA CA





000
NOUS46 KEKA 201647
PNSEKA
CAZ001>004-076-210500-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
947 AM PDT MON OCT 20 2014

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

TODAY MARKS DAY ONE OF CALIFORNIA FLOOD PREPAREDNESS WEEK. THIS
EVENT HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED TO HELP PREPARE CALIFORNIANS FOR
FLOODING...ONE OF THE MOST SERIOUS WEATHER RELATED HAZARDS IN THE
STATE. FLOODS CAN OCCUR WITH HEAVY WINTER RAINS...HEAVY DOWNPOURS
IN THUNDERSTORMS...ALONG THE COAST FROM TSUNAMIS...OR AT ANY TIME
FROM FAILURE OF FLOOD PROTECTION STRUCTURES.

A FLOOD PLAIN IS AN AREA PRONE TO FLOODING...USUALLY NEAR
RIVERS...STREAMS...DRY WASHES...OR ALONG THE COAST.

LOW LYING AREAS BEHIND PROTECTIVE STRUCTURES...SUCH AS DAMS AND
LEVEES...ALSO CARRY A RESIDUAL RISK OF FLOODING. THERE IS A FLOOD
PLAIN DOWNSTREAM IN THE EVENT OF FAILURE OR OVERTOPPING.

SOME AREAS ARE MORE LIKELY TO FLOOD THAN OTHERS. A HUNDRED YEAR
FLOOD PLAIN IS DEFINED AS AN AREA THAT HAS A ONE PERCENT CHANCE
OF FLOODING IN ANY GIVEN YEAR.

LIVING IN FLOOD PLAINS INVOLVES RISK AND YOU MAY NOT BE AWARE
THAT YOU ARE EVEN LIVING IN A FLOOD PLAIN...DUE TO THE LOW
FREQUENCY OF FLOOD EVENTS.

YOU MAY TRAVEL TO AN AREA AND NOT BE AWARE OF THE PARTICULAR FLOOD
RISK FOR THAT AREA.

RECOGNIZING FLOOD RISK AND KNOWING WHAT TO DO IN THE EVENT OF
FLOODING COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE.

BE AWARE...BE PREPARED...TAKE ACTION

&&

RELATED WEBSITES FOR MORE INFORMATION:

CALIFORNIA DWR FLOOD PREPAREDNESS WEBSITE
HTTP://WWW.WATER.CA.GOV/FLOODSAFE/CA-FLOODPREPAREDNESS/FPW_HOME.CFM

CALIFORNIA DWR FLOOD MANAGEMENT WEBSITE
HTTP://WWW.WATER.CA.GOV/FLOODMGMT/

FEMA TSUNAMIS INFORMATION WEBSITE
HTTP://WWW.READY.GOV/TSUNAMIS

CALIFORNIA OES MY HAZARDS WEBSITE
HTTP://MYHAZARDS.CALEMA.CA.GOV/

FEMA FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM
WWW.FEMA.GOV/NATIONAL-FLOOD-INSURANCE-PROGRAM

$$





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