Quantitative Precipitation Statement
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QUANTITATIVE PRECIPITATION FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
507 AM PST SUN FEB 18 2018

PRECIPITATION FORECASTS IN INCHES ARE PROVIDED IN 3-HOUR
INCREMENTS UNTIL 1600 FOLLOWED BY 6-HOUR INCREMENTS UNTIL 0400.
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES COVER UP TO 0400 ON DAY 1 ONLY.

LIGHT RAINFALL AMOUNTS GREATER THAN ZERO BUT LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN
INCH ARE SHOWN AS LGT.

THE DISCUSSION COVERS THE PERIOD FROM: SUN FEB 18 2018 THROUGH SUN FEB 25 2018.

&&
                                    04-07  07-10  10-13  13-16  |  16-22  22-04

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY...

LSRC1:CAMBRIA                        0.0    0.0    0.0    0.0   |   0.0    LGT
SMRC1:SANTA MARGARITA                0.0    0.0    0.0    0.0   |   0.0    LGT
NIPC1:LOPEZ LAKE                     0.0    0.0    0.0    0.0   |   0.0    LGT

SLO: PEAK 1-HR RATES: CST/VLY 0.01-0.10    FTHLS/MTNS 0.01-0.10
                      EXPECTED TO OCCUR BETWEEN  2200-0400
CHANCE THUNDERSTORMS: NO

&&
                                    04-07  07-10  10-13  13-16  |  16-22  22-04

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY...

SIYC1:SANTA MARIA CITY               0.0    0.0    0.0    0.0   |   0.0    LGT
SBTC1:SANTA BARBARA POTRERO          0.0    0.0    0.0    0.0   |   0.0
GBRC1:GIBRALTAR DAM                  0.0    0.0    0.0    0.0   |   0.0    0.0
SMCC1:SAN MARCOS PASS                0.0    0.0    0.0    0.0   |   0.0    0.0
SBFC1:SANTA BARBARA COUNTY BUILDING  0.0    0.0    0.0    0.0   |   0.0    0.0

SBA: PEAK 1-HR RATES: CST/VLY 0.01-0.10    FTHLS/MTNS 0.01-0.10
                      EXPECTED TO OCCUR BETWEEN  2200-0400
CHANCE THUNDERSTORMS: NO

&&
                                    04-07  07-10  10-13  13-16  |  16-22  22-04

VENTURA COUNTY...

FGWC1:FAGAN CANYON                   0.0    0.0    0.0    0.0   |   0.0    0.0
HRCC1:HOPPER CANYON                  0.0    0.0    0.0    0.0   |   0.0    0.0
MTDC1:MATILIJA DAM                   0.0    0.0    0.0    0.0   |   0.0    0.0
VTUC1:VENTURA COUNTY GOVT CENTER     0.0    0.0    0.0    0.0   |   0.0    0.0
MORC1:MOORPARK COUNTY YARD           0.0    0.0    0.0    0.0   |   0.0    0.0
CRXC1:CIRCLE X RANCH                 0.0    0.0    0.0    0.0   |   0.0    0.0

VTU: PEAK 1-HR RATES: CST/VLY 0.00         FTHLS/MTNS 0.01-0.10
                      EXPECTED TO OCCUR BETWEEN  2200-0400
CHANCE THUNDERSTORMS: NO

&&
                                    04-07  07-10  10-13  13-16  |  16-22  22-04

LOS ANGELES COUNTY...

WFKC1:WEST FORK HELIPORT (MT WILSON) 0.0    0.0    0.0    0.0   |   LGT    0.1
BDDC1:BIG DALTON DAM                 0.0    0.0    0.0    0.0   |   LGT    0.1
PCDC1:PACOIMA DAM                    0.0    0.0    0.0    0.0   |   LGT    LGT
FLTC1:LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE           0.0    0.0    0.0    0.0   |   LGT    LGT
SAUC1:SAUGUS                         0.0    0.0    0.0    0.0   |   0.0    0.0
CQT  :LOS ANGELES DOWNTOWN (USC)     0.0    0.0    0.0    0.0   |   LGT    LGT
MLUC1:BIG ROCK MESA                  0.0    0.0    0.0    0.0   |   0.0    0.0

LAC: PEAK 1-HR RATES: CST/VLY 0.01-0.10    FTHLS/MTNS 0.01-0.10
                      EXPECTED TO OCCUR BETWEEN  2200-0400
CHANCE THUNDERSTORMS: NO

&&


DISCUSSION:

DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. THERE IS A CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN AND LOW ELEVATION SNOW ACROSS PORTIONS OF LOS ANGELES
COUNTY AND NORTHERN VENTURA COUNTY TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING...
EXCEPT LINGERING IN THE MOUNTAINS INTO THE EVENING. THERE IS ALSO A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND LOW ELEVATION SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS
PORTIONS OF SAN LUIS OBISPO AND SANTA BARBARA COUNTIES LATE TONIGHT
AND MONDAY.

SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER FROM 5000 TO 5500 FEET THIS EVENING...TO 2500
TO 3000 FEET BY LATE TONIGHT...THEN TO 1500 TO 2000 FEET MONDAY
MORNING.

WHERE MEASURABLE RAIN DOES FALL...TOTALS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LESS
THAN TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH...EXCEPT POSSIBLY TWO TO FOUR TENTHS OF
AN INCH ON THE NORTHERN MOUNTAIN SLOPES OF VENTURA COUNTY AND FAR
NORTHWESTERN LOS ANGELES COUNTY...AND THE MOUNTAINS OF EASTERN LOS
ANGELES COUNTY.

TWO TO FOUR INCHES OF SNOW MAY ACCUMULATE ON THE NORTHERN MOUNTAIN
SLOPES OF VENTURA COUNTY AND NORTHWEST LOS ANGELES COUNTY...AND IN
THE EASTERN SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS.

DRY WEATHER IS THEN EXPECTED FOR TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY ALTHOUGH
ONE LONG RANGE MODEL CONTINUES TO INDICATE SOME RAIN AND LOW
ELEVATION MOUNTAIN SNOW LATE THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY.

&&



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