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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:17 AM PST on January 21, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EST on January 22, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from Sunday afternoon through
Sunday evening...

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for Los Angeles County

* from Sunday afternoon through Sunday evening

* periods of intense rain with rainfall rates as high as 1 to 1.5
inches per hour could generate flash flooding and or mud and
debris flows... especially in and around recent burn scars.

* 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.

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.



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High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory

Statement as of 9:41 AM PST on January 21, 2017

Expires 6:00 PM EST on January 21, 2017


... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 3 PM PST this
afternoon...
... High Wind Warning in effect from 4 am to 7 PM PST Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a
High Wind Warning... which is in effect from 4 am to 7 PM PST
Sunday.

* Winds and timing... west winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph
will continue through mid afternoon. The strongest winds will
occur in the foothills... where isolated gusts to 55 mph are
possible. Later tonight into Sunday south winds 25 to 40 mph
with gusts to 60 mph are expected.

* Impacts... gusty winds will make driving difficult... especially
for drivers of high profile vehicles. Major roadways that could
be affected include highways 14 and 138. Since the soils are
wet... there is a heightened potential for downed trees and power
lines.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

When driving... use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty
cross winds.

A High Wind Warning means that damaging high winds of 58 mph or
greater are likely or imminent. Secure all loose outdoor
furniture in advance of the onset of strong winds. Monitor the
latest forecasts on NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite media
source.






Small Craft Advisory, Gale Watch

Statement as of 9:18 AM PST on January 21, 2017

Expires 6:00 PM EST on January 22, 2017


... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 9 am PST Sunday...
... Gale watch remains in effect from Sunday morning through
Sunday afternoon...

* winds... south winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt are
possible when winds are strongest.

* Seas... combined seas of 11 to 14 feet with periods around 15
seconds are possible when waves are largest.

See the coastal waters forecast (cwflox) for more details.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Small Craft Advisory means that hazardous sea conditions will
exist for small craft. Inexperienced mariners... especially those
operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

A gale watch is issued when hazardous gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots are probable in the near future... but the specific
timing and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to
provide additional lead time for mariners who may wish to
consider altering their plans.





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Alabama - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Alaska - High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Blizzard Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning
Arizona - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
California - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning , Flood Watch , High Surf Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Connecticut - High Wind Watch
Florida - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement, Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Wind Warning
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Kansas - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - High Wind Watch
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Record Report
Nevada - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
New Jersey - High Wind Watch
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
New York - High Wind Watch , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Record Report
Ohio - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Oregon - High Surf Warning , High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Rhode Island - High Wind Watch
South Carolina - Tornado Watch , Record Report
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Record Report
Washington - High Surf Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Wyoming - Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
- Tornado Watch
- Marine Fog Advisory

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