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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
943 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS POSSIBLE TODAY...

.THE HEAVIEST BAND OF RAIN HAS EXITED THE AREA.
HOWEVER...ADDITIONAL SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.
SOME SHOWERS MAY BE HEAVY. RAIN WILL TAPER OFF BY LATE AFTERNOON.

CAZ042-043-048-050-056>058-180000-
/O.CON.KSGX.FF.A.0013.000000T0000Z-141218T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS-THE INLAND EMPIRE-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY VALLEYS-RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
943 AM PST WED DEC 17 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS...RIVERSIDE COUNTY
  MOUNTAINS...SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS-THE
  INLAND EMPIRE...SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS...SAN DIEGO
  COUNTY MOUNTAINS...SAN DIEGO COUNTY VALLEYS AND SANTA ANA
  MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS.

* UNTIL 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON

* SHOWERS POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* HEAVY RAINFALL RATES OF ONE-HALF INCH PER HOUR OR MORE IN THE
  STRONGEST CELLS. THERE IS A THREAT OF DEBRIS FLOWS...ESPECIALLY
  ON THE SILVERADO BURN AREA IN THE SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS...THE
  COCOS BURN AREA IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY AND THE MOUNTAIN FIRE BURN
  AREA IN THE SAN JACINTO MOUNTAINS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

HEAVY RAIN MAY PRODUCE DEBRIS FLOWS IN THE SILVERADO AND MOUNTAIN
FIRE BURN SCARS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON DEBRIS FLOW HAZARDS...
VISIT THE FOLLOWING USGS WEBSITE AT (HTTP://NHSS.CR.USGS.GOV/).

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

&&

$$

JJT





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