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Flash Flood Watch
CAZ054-088-548-191000-
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LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ACTON...MOUNT WILSON...SANDBERG...
SANTA CLARITA...NEWHALL...VALENCIA...PASADENA...SAN GABRIEL...
POMONA
246 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE SAND AND FISH BURN AREAS.

* FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING

* HEAVY RAIN AND POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS WITH RAIN RATES UP TO OR
BRIEFLY EXCEEDING A HALF INCH PER HOUR COULD GENERATE MUD AND
DEBRIS FLOWS IN THE BURN AREAS.

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.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS, IN OR BELOW THE RECENTLY BURNED
AREAS ARE URGED TO TAKE THE STEPS NECESSARY TO PROTECT THEIR
PROPERTY. PERSONS IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD REMAIN ALERT AND
FOLLOW DIRECTIONS OF EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS OFFICIALS.

&&

$$

High Surf Advisory
CAZ040-041-087-191200-
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.Y.0001.170120T0000Z-170125T0500Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
945 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THURSDAY TO
9 PM PST TUESDAY...

* SURF...SURF OF 4 TO 8 FEET ON THURSDAY MAY BUILD TO 10 TO 16
FEET BY LATE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. THE SURF WILL DIMINISH
SUNDAY AND MONDAY BUT WILL REMAIN ABOVE HIGH SURF THRESHOLDS.

* IMPACTS...LARGE AND POWERFUL SURF WITH DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS
AND BREAKING WAVES ON ROCKS AND JETTIES. DAMAGE TO PIERS IS
POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY...AS WELL AS COASTAL FLOODING OF BEACH
PARKING LOTS AND WALKWAYS. VENTURA HARBOR WILL HAVE BREAKING
WAVES ACROSS THE ENTRANCE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS WILL
MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES DANGEROUS.

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.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
CAZ059-191200-
/O.CON.KLOX.WI.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-170119T1800Z/
ANTELOPE VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LANCASTER...PALMDALE
941 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THURSDAY...

* WINDS AND TIMING...PERIODS OF SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 45 MPH WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE ANTELOPE VALLEY THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING. LOCAL GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 55 MPH ARE POSSIBLE
IN THE FOOTHILL PORTIONS OF THE ANTELOPE VALLEY.

* IMPACTS...MAJOR ROADWAYS THAT COULD BE AFFECTED INCLUDE
HIGHWAYS 14 AND 138. IN ADDITION...AREAS OF BLOWING DUST AND
SAND COULD RESTRICT VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WHEN DRIVING...USE EXTRA CAUTION. BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN GUSTY
CROSS WINDS.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
CAZ053-054-191300-
/O.CON.KLOX.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170121T1700Z/
VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LOCKWOOD VALLEY...MOUNT PINOS...ACTON...
MOUNT WILSON...SANDBERG
936 PM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST
SATURDAY...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID-DAY
THURSDAY...HEAVIEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL
LINGER THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING. A SECOND STORM WILL BRING MORE
HEAVY SNOW FRIDAY INTO EARLY SATURDAY.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS 6000 TO 6500 FEET THIS EVENING AND
AGAIN FRIDAY...LOWERING TO 4500 TO 5000 FEET EARLY THURSDAY AND
DOWN TO 3500 TO 4000 FEET LATE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY
MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES ABOVE 6000 FEET WITH EACH OF
THE FIRST TWO STORMS THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS
ARE POSSIBLE AS LOW AS 4000 FEET THURSDAY AND SATURDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...THEN AGAIN ON FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS...PERIODS OF SNOW...GUSTY WINDS...AND LOW VISIBILITIES
MAKE FOR DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS AND COULD LEAD TO TRAVEL
PROBLEMS ON HIGHER MOUNTAIN ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL... CHECK THE
LATEST ROAD REPORTS BEFORE DEPARTING. KEEP AN EMERGENCY KIT IN
YOUR VEHICLE WHICH INCLUDES A FLASHLIGHT... FOOD AND WATER...
EXTRA CLOTHES AND BLANKETS... AND TIRE CHAINS.

&&

$$

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