Ventura County, California
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Weather Alerts: Ventura County, California
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Coastal Flood Advisory
CAZ040-041-211430-
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/O.CON.KLOX.SU.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170122T1400Z/
/O.CON.KLOX.CF.Y.0002.170121T1100Z-170122T1400Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
1020 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST SUNDAY...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM SATURDAY TO
6 AM PST SUNDAY...

* COASTAL FLOODING...A COMBINATION OF LARGE WAVE RUNUP AND HIGH
TIDE EARLY SATURDAY MORNING WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF
MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS BEACH
PARKING LOTS AND CAMPGROUNDS.

* SURF...SURF WILL BUILD TO 10 TO 16 FEET BY THROUGH SATURDAY.
THE SURF WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...BUT WILL
REMAIN ABOVE HIGH SURF THRESHOLDS.

* IMPACTS...THE LARGE SURF WILL LIKELY CAUSE ADDITIONAL BEACH
EROSION AND COULD POTENTIALLY DAMAGE COASTAL STRUCTURES...SUCH
AS PIERS. STRONG RIP CURRENTS THAT WILL CREATE A RISK OF OCEAN
DROWNING. SNEAKER WAVES CAN SUDDENLY OVERRUN PREVIOUSLY DRY
BEACHES AND JETTIES. MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF BEACH PARKING
LOTS...WALKWAYS AND CAMPGROUNDS IS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

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.

A HIGH SURF WARNING MEANS THAT LARGE AND BATTERING SURF COULD
DAMAGE COASTAL STRUCTURES AND WILL MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES
VERY DANGEROUS.

REMEMBER...IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE
UNTIL YOU ARE FREE OF THE POWERFUL CURRENT. ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS THAT MINOR AND SHALLOW FLOODING IS
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. AVOID LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS...ESPECIALLY
DURING HIGH TIDES.

&&

$$

High Surf Warning
CAZ040-041-211430-
/O.EXP.KLOX.SU.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-170121T0600Z/
/O.CON.KLOX.SU.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170122T1400Z/
/O.CON.KLOX.CF.Y.0002.170121T1100Z-170122T1400Z/
VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
1020 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...HIGH SURF WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST SUNDAY...
...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM SATURDAY TO
6 AM PST SUNDAY...

* COASTAL FLOODING...A COMBINATION OF LARGE WAVE RUNUP AND HIGH
TIDE EARLY SATURDAY MORNING WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF
MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS BEACH
PARKING LOTS AND CAMPGROUNDS.

* SURF...SURF WILL BUILD TO 10 TO 16 FEET BY THROUGH SATURDAY.
THE SURF WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...BUT WILL
REMAIN ABOVE HIGH SURF THRESHOLDS.

* IMPACTS...THE LARGE SURF WILL LIKELY CAUSE ADDITIONAL BEACH
EROSION AND COULD POTENTIALLY DAMAGE COASTAL STRUCTURES...SUCH
AS PIERS. STRONG RIP CURRENTS THAT WILL CREATE A RISK OF OCEAN
DROWNING. SNEAKER WAVES CAN SUDDENLY OVERRUN PREVIOUSLY DRY
BEACHES AND JETTIES. MINOR COASTAL FLOODING OF BEACH PARKING
LOTS...WALKWAYS AND CAMPGROUNDS IS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
AROUND THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

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.

A HIGH SURF WARNING MEANS THAT LARGE AND BATTERING SURF COULD
DAMAGE COASTAL STRUCTURES AND WILL MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES
VERY DANGEROUS.

REMEMBER...IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE
UNTIL YOU ARE FREE OF THE POWERFUL CURRENT. ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A
LIFEGUARD.

A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS THAT MINOR AND SHALLOW FLOODING IS
OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. AVOID LOW-LYING COASTAL AREAS...ESPECIALLY
DURING HIGH TIDES.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
CAZ040-041-046-211315-
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VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VENTURA...OXNARD...CAMARILLO...MALIBU...
SANTA MONICA...BEVERLY HILLS...HOLLYWOOD...LONG BEACH
904 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST SATURDAY...

* WINDS AND TIMING...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS BETWEEN 40
AND 50 MPH WILL CONTINUE THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY
FOR DRIVERS OF HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. SINCE THE SOILS ARE
WET...THERE IS A HEIGHTENED POTENTIAL FOR DOWNED TREES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
CAZ053-054-210800-
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VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LOCKWOOD VALLEY...MOUNT PINOS...ACTON...
MOUNT WILSON...SANDBERG
1243 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH THIS EVENING.
NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY.

* SNOW LEVELS...BETWEEN 4500 AND 5500 FEET TODAY...THEN BETWEEN
4000 AND 5000 FEET TONIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES ABOVE 6000 FEET THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...WITH LOCAL ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL UP TO 16
INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET. LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE
BETWEEN 4000 AND 5000 FEET LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH DAMAGING GUSTS TO
65 MPH TODAY...BECOMING WEST TO NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 60 MPH LATER TODAY INTO TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...PERIODS OF SNOW...GUSTY WINDS...AND LOW VISIBILITIES
WILL MAKE FOR DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS AND COULD LEAD TO
TRAVEL PROBLEMS ON HIGHER MOUNTAIN ROADS. THERE IS A SMALL
CHANCE THAN SNOW COULD AFFECT TRAVEL ACROSS INTERSTATE 5 NEAR
THE GRAPEVINE LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ONLY TRAVEL INTO THE MOUNTAINS 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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