Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4
000
WGUS66 KLOX 171924
FFALOX

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
1224 PM PDT WED SEP 17 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR THE
ANTELOPE VALLEY AND THE MOUNTAINS OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY EXCLUDING
THE SANTA MONICAS...

.SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE WAS LINGERING ACROSS EASTERN LOS ANGELES
COUNTY THIS MORNING. WITH DAYTIME HEATING...THE ATMOSPHERE WILL
BECOME INCREASINGLY UNSTABLE. THERE IS A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING...MAINLY ACROSS THE
EASTERN SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS AND EASTERN SECTIONS OF THE ANTELOPE
VALLEY. WITH A GOOD MOISTURE SOURCE IN PLACE...ANY THUNDERSTORM
THAT DEVELOPS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE HEAVY DOWNPOURS. WITH VERY WEAK
WINDS ALOFT TO STEER THE STORMS...THEY WILL BE SLOW MOVING...AND
WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING.

CAZ054-059-180500-
/O.CON.KLOX.FF.A.0003.000000T0000Z-140918T0500Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
ANTELOPE VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ACTON...MOUNT WILSON...SANDBERG...
LANCASTER...PALMDALE
1224 PM PDT WED SEP 17 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...ANTELOPE VALLEY AND LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS
  EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE.

* UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS EVENING

* THERE IS A CHANCE OF SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH RAINFALL
  RATES UP ONE INCH PER HOUR.

* THE BEST CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE ACROSS EASTERN
  SECTIONS OF THE SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS AND EASTERN PORTIONS OF
  THE ANTELOPE VALLEY. IF HEAVY RAIN DEVELOPS...NORMALLY DRY
  WASHES AND ARROYOS CAN FLOOD QUICKLY. IN ADDITION...AREAS THAT
  HAVE RECENTLY BURNED...INCLUDING THE TECOLOTE AND SHOEMAKER
  BURN AREAS...WILL BE PRONE TO MUD AND DEBRIS FLOWS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

PERSONS IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD REMAIN ALERT AND FOLLOW
DIRECTIONS OF EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS OFFICIALS.

&&

$$






USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.