Mariposa County Unified to send students home after National Weather Service forecasts major rain

Flash Flood Warning for portions of Mariposa county. A line of thunderstorms producing heavy rain that could cause flash flooding in the next few hours.

According to the Mariposa County Sheriff's Office, Mariposa County Unified School District will be sending students home after the National Weather Service forecasted significant weather between 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

Officials say current models are showing 2-5 inches of rain per hour possible. All of Mariposa County including the Detwiler burn area are in the affected areas. This is significant rainfall combined with lightning/thunder activity.

Please contact the school if you have specific questions.
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