Flood Warnings for Humboldt and Del Norte, Smith River, Van Duzen River

Event: Flood Statement
Alert: …THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
CALIFORNIA..
SMITH RIVER NEAR SMITH RIVER NR CRESCENT CITY AFFECTING DEL NORTE
COUNTY
VAN DUZEN RIVER NEAR BRIDGEVILLE AFFECTING HUMBOLDT COUNTY
A SERIES OF WET SYSTEMS WILL BRING SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL RESULTING IN
SIGNIFICANT RISES IN THE RIVERS.
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE VAN DUZEN RIVER NEAR BRIDGEVILLE.
 
* UNTIL LATE THURSDAY NIGHT…OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
 
* AT  2:15 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 0.9 FEET.
 
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.0 FEET.
 
* FORECAST…FLOOD STAGE IS EXPECTED TO REACHED BY 2 PM THURSDAY. THE
VAN DUZEN RIVER WILL CREST NEAR 19.3 FEET AT AROUND 4 PM THURSDAY
AFTERNOON.
 
* IMPACTS…AT 19.0 FEET…FLOODING OF HWY 36 NEAR GRIZZLY CREEK
STATE PARK AND ALONG RIVER BAR ROAD IN THE STARVATION FLATS AREA IS
LIKELY. WATER LEVEL AT THE STATE PARK REACHES THE PARKING LOT.
Instructions: SAFETY MESSAGE… DO NOT DRIVE YOUR CAR ACROSS FLOODED ROADWAYS. IT ONLY TAKES ABOUT TWO FEET OF WATER TO FLOAT MOST VEHICLES.FOR AREA ROAD CONDITIONS… CALL CALTRANS AT 1-800-427-7623. STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR LOCAL TV OR RADIO STATIONS. THE NEXT STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED WEDNESDAY JANUARY 18TH AT 10:00 PM OR AS WARRANTED BY CHANGING CONDITIONS.
Target Area: Humboldt
 
 
Forecast Office: NWS Eureka (Northwest California Coast)

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