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California, Motherlode

Special Statement

Statement as of 1:39 PM PST on December 10, 2016

Expires 10:00 AM EST on December 11, 2016


... More rain and snow Tuesday through Thursday...

.Impacts...
*travel delays due to slick, messy roads with potential of poor
   visibility due to heavy rain
*roadway and small stream flooding possible in areas of poor or
   clogged drainage
*potential material flow from 2014 King fire burn area

.Forecast confidence...
*high, wet pattern
*medium, precipitation amounts and snow levels

.Timing and strength...
*heaviest precipitation Tuesday and Thursday with lighter
   amounts Wednesday
*total 4 to 7 inches over Sierra Nevada and foothills, 1 to 3
   inches in valley
*12 to 24 inches new snowfall near and above Sierra Nevada
   passes
*snow levels 3500 feet to 6000 feet north to south with lowest
   snow levels Thursday



139 PM PST Sat Dec 10 2016

... More rain and snow Tuesday through Thursday...

.Impacts...
*travel delays due to slick, messy roads with potential of poor
   visibility due to heavy rain
*roadway and small stream flooding possible in areas of poor or
   clogged drainage
*potential material flow from 2014 King fire burn area

.Forecast confidence...
*high, wet pattern
*medium, precipitation amounts and snow levels

.Timing and strength...
*heaviest precipitation Tuesday and Thursday with lighter
   amounts Wednesday
*total 4 to 7 inches over Sierra Nevada and foothills, 1 to 3
   inches in valley
*12 to 24 inches new snowfall near and above Sierra Nevada
   passes
*snow levels 3500 feet to 6000 feet north to south with lowest
   snow levels Thursday


139 PM PST Sat Dec 10 2016

... More rain and snow Tuesday through Thursday...

.Impacts...
*travel delays due to slick, messy roads with potential of poor
   visibility due to heavy rain
*roadway and small stream flooding possible in areas of poor or
   clogged drainage
*potential material flow from 2014 King fire burn area

.Forecast confidence...
*high, wet pattern
*medium, precipitation amounts and snow levels

.Timing and strength...
*heaviest precipitation Tuesday and Thursday with lighter
   amounts Wednesday
*total 4 to 7 inches over Sierra Nevada and foothills, 1 to 3
   inches in valley
*12 to 24 inches new snowfall near and above Sierra Nevada
   passes
*snow levels 3500 feet to 6000 feet north to south with lowest
   snow levels Thursday



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:30 PM PST on December 10, 2016


... 24 hour rainfall reports for interior northern California...

Location amount time/date elevation (ft.)

... Western Plumas County/Lassen park...

Shingletown 4.12 in 0600 PM 12/10 3630
2 WSW Butte Meadows 3.96 in 0554 PM 12/10 4816
humbug 3.44 in 0500 PM 12/10 6500
10 NE Bald Eagle mountai 3.25 in 0619 PM 12/10 6099
7 ENE Mill Creek 3.17 in 0621 PM 12/10 6714
Pilot Peak 3.12 in 0500 PM 12/10 6800
Manzanita Lake 2.99 in 0552 PM 12/10 5732
Quincy (dwr) 2.44 in 0600 PM 12/10 3408


... West Slope northern Sierra Nevada...
1 se Cisco 8.00 in 0545 PM 12/10 6798
1 se White Cloud campgrond 7.58 in 0530 PM 12/10 4455
Blue Canyon eti 6.38 in 0545 PM 12/10 5280
1 SW Baxter 6.22 in 0602 PM 12/10 3700
2 E Sugar Pine 6.12 in 0545 PM 12/10 3843
Strawberry Valley 5.93 in 0500 PM 12/10 3808
7 SW American house 5.92 in 0500 PM 12/10 3722
Blue Canyon 5.91 in 0452 PM 12/10 5680


... Southern Sacramento Valley...
3 ENE Latrobe 2.06 in 0559 PM 12/10 904
Newcastle-Pine View school 1.81 in 0614 PM 12/10 890
Antelope ck @loomis 1.61 in 0542 PM 12/10 310
Caperton rsvr alert 1.54 in 0602 PM 12/10 620
Loomis observatory alert #16 1.53 in 0542 PM 12/10 930
Loomis-del Oro High School 1.41 in 0425 PM 12/10 440
2 SSW Loomis 1.39 in 0619 PM 12/10 531
Miners Ravine @ Moss Lane 1.34 in 0511 PM 12/10 460
Godley Lane 1.34 in 0539 PM 12/10 755
Deer Creek at Scott Road 1.26 in 0600 PM 12/10 161
3 N Rancho Seco park 1.21 in 0614 PM 12/10 315
1 E natomas 1.18 in 0619 PM 12/10 219
Loomis 1.12 in 0617 PM 12/10 436
2 ESE Lincoln 1.10 in 0613 PM 12/10 209
Prairie City 1.07 in 0600 PM 12/10 280
1 E Fair Oaks 1.01 in 0624 PM 12/10 239


... Shasta Lake area / northern Shasta County...
Pitt river 2.80 in 0500 PM 12/10 1458
Stouts Meadow 2.16 in 0500 PM 12/10 5400
4 W Fisher 1.72 in 0545 PM 12/10 5700
Sugarloaf RAWS Shasta co 1.59 in 0619 PM 12/10 3259
Mission Ridge snow Pillow 0.16 in 0615 PM 12/10 6070

... Northern San Joaquin Valley...
1 S Hodson 1.25 in 0620 PM 12/10 961
new Hogan lk (new Hogan dam) 0.95 in 0600 PM 12/10 554
2 S Copper Cove Village 0.95 in 0611 PM 12/10 1040
new Hogan weather station 0.90 in 0530 PM 12/10 544


... Northern Sacramento Valley...
5 NNW Palo Cedro 1.89 in 1000 am 12/10 0
Redding 2.6 NNE 1.83 in 0900 am 12/10 0
1 W Redding 1.83 in 0845 am 12/10 0
2 NNW Redding 1.76 in 0730 am 12/10 0
Millville 3.6 SW 1.74 in 0900 am 12/10 0
Redding 3.7 N 1.72 in 0736 am 12/10 0
2 NE Anderson 1.71 in 0930 am 12/10 0
3 S Redding 1.71 in 0730 am 12/10 0


... Northeast foothills/Sacramento Valley...
3 NW Big Bend 4.84 in 0613 PM 12/10 2535
1 NNE Magalia 3.12 in 0620 PM 12/10 2578
1 W de sabla powerhous 2.63 in 0813 am 12/10 2532
1 ESE Magalia 2.53 in 0624 PM 12/10 2418
Paradise 2.37 in 0624 PM 12/10 1824
2 NNE Richardson Springs 1.77 in 0551 PM 12/10 1733
1 E Paradise 0.61 in 0503 PM 12/10 1948

... Mountains southwestern Shasta County to Northern Lake County...

2 SW Gravelly Valley Airport 3.34 in 0621 PM 12/10 1725
9 NNE Witter Springs 2.94 in 0553 PM 12/10 3740
log Springs 2.59 in 0615 PM 12/10 5048


... Motherlode...
2 N Bridgeport 7.18 in 0545 PM 12/10 600
Grass Valley 6.28 in 0500 PM 12/10 2400
Camptonville 6.08 in 0500 PM 12/10 3500
Georgetown station 5.88 in 0545 PM 12/10 3001
2 se Nevada City 5.74 in 0624 PM 12/10 3280
1 NE Georgetown 4.93 in 0623 PM 12/10 2883
2 W Foresthill 4.55 in 0624 PM 12/10 2857
Nevada City 4.51 in 0945 am 12/10 2781
1 NNW Cedar Ridge 4.40 in 0620 PM 12/10 2838
Lake Wildwood 4.29 in 0617 PM 12/10 1499
Grass Valley 4.19 in 0730 am 12/10 2400
1 N Grass Valley 4.06 in 0620 PM 12/10 2800
Auburn Airport 3.98 in 0541 PM 12/10 1550



... Clear Lake/Southern Lake County...
Upper Lake 3.6 W 1.93 in 0700 am 12/10 0
Anderson Springs 1.91 in 0545 PM 12/10 1521
Whispering Pines 1.72 in 0600 PM 12/10 2700
1 SSE Upper Lake 1.70 in 0600 PM 12/10 1326
Lakeport 4.5 N 1.68 in 0700 am 12/10 0
Lakeport 1.64 in 0700 am 12/10 0
Cobb 1.55 in 0545 PM 12/10 2797


... Central Sacramento Valley...
2 S Smartville 2.10 in 0700 am 12/10 0
Oroville dam 1.96 in 0600 PM 12/10 900
Oroville dam 1.96 in 0600 PM 12/10 830
1 ESE Bangor 1.70 in 0551 PM 12/10 803
Bangor 1.49 in 0700 am 12/10 0
2 NNW Wyandotte 1.42 in 0800 am 12/10 0
2 SW Oroville dam 1.20 in 0645 am 12/10 0
Chico RAWS 1.18 in 0554 PM 12/10 236


... Carquinez Strait and Delta...
4 ENE Denverton 1.26 in 0540 PM 12/10 17
2 NNW Lincoln Village 0.57 in 0616 PM 12/10 41
Sherman Island 0.55 in 0600 PM 12/10 10
2 S Cordelia 0.55 in 0623 PM 12/10 21


... Burney Basin / eastern Shasta County...
pit river ph #1 - pg&e 0.89 in 0530 PM 12/10 2895
1 WNW Johnson Park 0.80 in 0621 PM 12/10 3139
Hat Creek 0.78 in 0500 PM 12/10 3015

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


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