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Flash Flood Watch
CAZ057-310500-
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SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS-
152 PM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA...
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREA...SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND
FOOTHILLS.

* FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

* FORECAST RAINFALL OF 0.30 TO 0.40 INCHES WITHIN A 12 HOUR
TIME FRAME WILL CREATE THE POSSIBILITY FOR FLASH FLOODING OVER
AND NEAR THE SILVERADO BURN SCAR. HEAVIEST RAINFALL IS EXPECTED
TO FALL OVER THE AREA BETWEEN 3 AM AND 8 AM PDT SATURDAY
MORNING. ADDITIONAL LIGHT SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE AREA
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY.

* THE RISK OF FLASH FLOODING WILL BE GREATEST OVER AND DOWNSTREAM
OF THE SILVERADO BURN SCAR...WHERE RUNOFF AND DEBRIS CAN
QUICKLY FILL DRY WASHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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