The National Weather Service in Sacramento has extended the flood advisory for a wide area of the Central Valley through 5 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26.
Included in the Flood Advisory are: Colusa County, Southeastern Glenn County, Placer County, Sacramento County, Northern San Joaquin County, Solano County, Northern Stanislaus County, along with Sutter, Yolo, Yuba, Amador, Southern Butte, Calaveras, El Dorado, Nevada, Plumas, Sierra and Tuolumne counties.
At 10:50 on Monday morning, Oct. 25, heavy rain that has fallen over the area will continue to bring rises to some local creeks into early tomorrow morning. Flooding will continue to be possible in poor drainage areas also.
Some locations that will likely experience the most flooding include Sacramento, Stockton, Elk Grove, Roseville, Fairfield, Vacaville, Citrus Heights, Folsom, Davis, Rocklin, Woodland, Galt, Oroville, Auburn, Grass Valley, Marysville, Placerville, Jackson, Carmichael and Fair Oaks.
Drivers are reminded to:
Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.
Be aware of your surroundings and do not drive on flooded roads.