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Thursday: Flood Advisory Issued for Contra Costa County

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The National Weather Service issued a Flood Advisory for portions of Contra Costa County Thursday morning after heavy rain was expected causing urban and small stream flooding. Overflowing poor drainage areas will result in minor flooding.

Some locations that will experience minor flooding include Oakland, Concord, Antioch, San Leandro, San Ramon, Walnut Creek, Pittsburg, Danville, Martinez, Pleasant Hill, Lafayette, Castro Valley, Hercules, Pinole, Orinda, Moraga, Clayton, West Pittsburg, Blackhawk-Camino Tassajara and Blackhawk.

The advisory is expected to be active until 11:15 am.

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots

Information provided by National Weather Service