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

MARIPOSA COUNTY (KFSN) -- 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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