Flood Advisory for Parts of Mendocino County
National Weather Service in Eureka release:
The National Weather Service in Eureka, California has issued an
* urban and small stream flood advisory for Mendocino County in northwestern California…
* until 9:45 a.m. pst
* at 5:46 a.m.m pst automated rain gauges indicated up to three inches of rain have fallen overnight.
* some locations that will experience flooding include
Talmage…Calpella…Redwood Valley…Dos Rios…Yorkville
Most flood deaths occur in automobiles. Never drive your vehicle into
Areas where the water covers the roadway. Flood waters are usually
Deeper than they appear. Just one foot of flowing water is powerful
Enough to sweep vehicles off the road. When encountering flooded
Roads make the smart choice…TURN Around…DONT Drown.
Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause ponding of water in
Urban areas…HIGHWAYS…STREETS And underpasses as well as other
Poor drainage areas and low lying spots. Do not attempt to travel
Across flooded roads. Find alternate routes. It takes only a few
Inches of swiftly flowing water to carry vehicles away.
Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
Creeks and streams…AS Well as farm and country roads. Do not
Attempt to travel across flooded roads. Find alternate routes.