San Luis Obispo County, California
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Flash Flood Watch
CAZ034>039-051-052-232045-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-SANTA YNEZ VALLEY-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-CUYAMA VALLEY-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SAN LUIS OBISPO...PISMO BEACH...
MORRO BAY...CAMBRIA...SAN SIMEON...SANTA MARIA...LOMPOC...
VANDENBERG...SOLVANG...SANTA YNEZ...PASO ROBLES...ATASCADERO...
CUYAMA...SANTA BARBARA...MONTECITO...CARPINTERIA...
BLACK MOUNTAIN...SAN MARCOS PASS...SAN RAFAEL WILDERNESS AREA...
DICK SMITH WILDERNESS AREA
433 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* SAN LUIS OBISPO AND SANTA BARBARA COUNTIES IN SOUTHWEST
CALIFORNIA.

* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON

* PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN WITH PEAK RAINFALL RATES OF ONE HALF INCH
TO ONE INCH PER HOUR ARE POSSIBLE. THIS COULD GENERATE FLASH
FLOODING AND OR MUD AND DEBRIS FLOWS...ESPECIALLY IN AND AROUND
RECENT BURN AREAS.

* LANDSLIDES AND ROCKSLIDES ARE VERY COMMON DURING INTENSE RAIN
EVENTS AND COULD LEAD TO ROAD CLOSURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FLASH FLOODING AND DEBRIS FLOWS WILL BE A PARTICULAR THREAT IN
AND BELOW THE RECENTLY BURNED AREAS.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

PEOPLE IN OR BELOW THE RECENTLY BURNED AREAS ARE URGED TO TAKE
THE STEPS NECESSARY TO PROTECT THEIR PROPERTY. REMAIN ALERT AND
FOLLOW DIRECTIONS OF EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS OFFICIALS.

&&

$$

High Surf Advisory
CAZ034-035-232115-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170125T0200Z/
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
512 AM PST MON JAN 23 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST TUESDAY...

* SURF... 12 TO 18 FEET... HIGHEST ON WEST AND NORTHWEST-FACING
BEACHES. THE SURF IS DIMINISHING SLOWLY AND WILL REMAIN ABOVE
ADVISORY LEVELS THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY. THE ADVISORY MAY NEED
TO BE EXTENDED INTO LATER IN THE WEEK.

* IMPACTS... LARGE WAVES AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS WILL INCREASE THE
RISK OF OCEAN DROWNING FOR SWIMMERS AND SURFERS. BREAKING WAVES
CAN CAUSE INJURY... WASH PEOPLE OFF BEACHES OR ROCKS... AND
CAPSIZE SMALL BOATS NEARSHORE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT
REMAIN CALM. DON'T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION
FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE CURRENT... SWIM BACK TO
SHORE. IF TIRED... FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP
CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE... FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE
FOR HELP.

&&

$$

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