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Flash Flood Warning for LNU complex burn scar in Yolo County

A potent thunderstorm with rainfall rates of up to an inch per hour are expected over the burn scar

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — An active weather day continues for Northern California Monday as thunderstorms continue to pop up throughout the region with heavy rain, small hail and possibly lightning.

A strong thunderstorm is headed for the area impacted by the 2020 LNU Lightning Complex Fire, which burned over 360,000 acres. With little to no vegetation over the burn scars, heavy rain rates could result in dangerous conditions for the area.

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The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for the burn scar in Yolo County, including Highway 16, until 9 p.m. The heavy rainfall rates associated with the storm could cause debris flows consisting of rock, mud, vegetation and loose materials, according to the National Weather Service.

Thunderstorms are expected to continue throughout the night and into Tuesday and possibly Wednesday. 

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