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Sonoma County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday January 16th, 2019 :: 11:16 p.m. PST

Alert

Flood Warning until 02:15AM Thursday

The National Weather Service in The San Francisco Bay Area has extended the

* Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams in... Southeastern Sonoma County in northern California...

* Until 215 AM PST.

* At 1105 PM PST, While heavy rainfall has diminished over the region, automated rain gauges continue to indicate flooding on area streams, creeks as well as on the Petaluma River. Water levels are forecast to remain elevated for the next several hours before beginning to recede.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Santa Rosa, Petaluma, Rohnert Park, Sebastopol, Cotati, South Santa Rosa Cdp, Forestville and Graton.

* AFFECTED AREAS: SONOMA, CA

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads. Find an alternate route.

Address/Location
Sonoma County Sheriff's Office
2796 Ventura Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 707-565-2650

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Warning

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