National Weather Service

Residents are urged to 'be prepared' for flooding as new storm moves into Northern California

Residents are urged to 'be prepared' for flooding as new storm moves into Northern California

Officials said Sunday there is a high risk of flooding in parts of already-saturated Northern California as the latest “atmospheric river” storm moves in.

“We are strongly advising all residents in interior Northern California to be prepared for flooding,” the National Weather Service said in an advisory late Sunday.  We may see flooding in locations which haven’t been impacted in many years.”

Officials urged residents to put together a “go bag” containing important items such as medications and hard-to-replace documents, as well as to plan for the needs of pets and other animals.

The NWS said the highest risk for flooding was in a large swath of the region from...

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