974  
WGUS86 KHNX 082158  
FLSUSJ  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA  
258 PM PDT SUN APR 8 2018  
 
...FLOOD WARNING FOR MERCED RIVER AT POHONO BRIDGE IS CANCELLED...  
 
.THE RIVER HAS FALLEN BELOW FLOOD STAGE OF 10 FEET SO THEREFORE THE WARNING  
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. KEEP IN MIND, AS STATED BELOW, THAT THERE ARE STILL  
SOME IMPACTS AT 9.5 AND 9.0 FEET.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
UNLISTED FORECAST POINTS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW MONITOR STAGE.  
ALL THOSE AFFECTED BY RIVER CONDITIONS SHOULD REMAIN ALERT FOR RAPID  
CHANGES AND FOR POSSIBLE FORECAST REVISIONS.  
 
FOR MORE HYDROLOGIC INFORMATION AND STAGE DEFINITIONS REFER TO THE  
FOLLOWING WEB SITE:HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/HNX/HYDRO.PHP  
 

 
 
CAC043-082228-  
/O.CAN.KHNX.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-180409T1220Z/  
/POHC1.2.ER.180407T1454Z.180408T0115Z.180408T2037Z.NO/  
258 PM PDT SUN APR 8 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE MERCED RIVER AT POHONO BRIDGE.  
* AT 2:00 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.9 FEET  
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 1:37 PM SUNDAY.  
* FORECAST TO RECEDE TO NEAR 8.0 FT TOMORROW MORNING THEN FORECAST TO  
FLUCTUATE NEAR 7.0 FT THRU TOMORROW EARLY AFTERNOON.  
* FLOOD STAGE 10.0 FT  
* IMPACT...NEAR 10.0 FEET, WESTERN PORTION OF NORTH PINES CAMPGROUND  
LOCATED AT THE EAST END OF YOSEMITE VALLEY BETWEEN THE CONFLUENCE  
OF THE MERCED RIVER AND TENAYA CREEK BEGINS TO FLOOD. WATER RISES  
TO THE BASE OF THE SWINGING BRIDGE DOWNSTREAM FROM CHAPEL MEADOW.  
* IMPACT...NEAR 9.5 FEET, PORTION OF LOWER PINES CAMPGROUND BECOMES  
FLOODED. LIMITED SITE-SPECIFIC EVACUATIONS BEGIN AT HOUSEKEEPING  
CAMP LOCATED ALONG THE SOUTH-FACING BANK OF THE MERCED RIVER.  
(UPSTREAM FROM SENTINEL BRIDGE AND DOWNSTREAM FROM STONEMAN BRIDGE)  
* IMPACT...NEAR 9.0 FEET, CHAPEL MEADOW (SOUTH SIDE OF RIVER) AND  
COOKS MEADOW (NORTH SIDE OF RIVER) BEGINS TO EXPERIENCE OVERFLOW.  
* IMPACT...NEAR 6.5 FEET, RIVER IS CLOSED TO RAFTERS AND FLOTATION.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3776 11975 3782 11956 3769 11952 3761 11968  
 

 
 
CLICK HERE TO GO TO PREVIOUS BULLETINS.

The Nexlab CA Page Main Text Page