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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
501 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.THE THIRD AND MOST POWERFUL OF THE STORMS TO IMPACT SOUTHERN
CALIFORNIA IN THIS SEQUENCE OF STORMS IS CENTERED OFF THE PACIFIC
NORTHWEST COAST EARLY THIS MORNING. IT WILL BRING PERIODS OF HEAVY
RAINFALL FOR THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING WITH PERIODS OF
SHOWERS CONTINUING THROUGH TUESDAY. THIS WILL BRING THE
POSSIBILITY OF FLASH FLOODING...MAINLY TO COASTAL AND VALLEY
AREAS...THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF THE MOUNTAINS...AND THE UPPER
DESERTS.

CAZ043-050-058-061-062-222245-
/O.CON.KSGX.FF.A.0002.170123T0000Z-170124T0600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY VALLEYS-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-COACHELLA VALLEY-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY DESERTS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OCEANSIDE...VISTA...CARLSBAD...
ENCINITAS...CHULA VISTA...NATIONAL CITY...SAN DIEGO...ESCONDIDO...
EL CAJON...SAN MARCOS...LA MESA...SANTEE...POWAY...JULIAN...
PINE VALLEY...INDIO...PALM SPRINGS...CATHEDRAL CITY...
PALM DESERT...PALM DESERT COUNTRY...LA QUINTA...COACHELLA...
BORREGO SPRINGS
501 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...COACHELLA VALLEY...SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS...SAN
  DIEGO COUNTY DESERTS...SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND SAN DIEGO
  COUNTY VALLEYS.

* FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING

* HEAVY RAIN WILL OCCUR AT TIMES FROM MID AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
  EVENING TODAY. PERIODS OF SHOWERS...SOME WITH HEAVY RAINFALL
  WILL FOLLOW FOR TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...MAINLY BELOW 4000 TO
  4500 FEET. RAINFALL RATES COULD LOCALLY REACH OR EXCEED ONE INCH
  PER HOUR. THIS WILL BRING A RISK OF FLASH FLOODING. HEAVY RAINS
  OVER RECENT BURN SCARS COULD RESULT IN DEBRIS FLOWS AND MUD
  SLIDES. IN THE MOUNTAINS...A WARMER AIR MASS THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EARLY EVENING WILL RESULT IN RISING SNOW LEVELS AND MELTING OF
  SNOW WHICH WILL INCREASE THE RISK OF FLOODING.

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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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
432 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY SNOWFALL FOR THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY...

.THE THIRD AND MOST POWERFUL IN THE SEQUENCE OF STORMS TO IMPACT
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WILL BRING PERIODS OF STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY
SNOWFALL FOR THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY. STRONG SOUTH WINDS
WILL DEVELOP TODAY WITH STRONGEST SOUTH WINDS FOR THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH EARLY EVENING. PERIODS OF STRONG GUSTY SOUTHWEST TO WEST
WINDS WILL FOLLOWING FOR TONIGHT AND MONDAY. SNOW LEVELS NEAR
5000 FEET EARLY THIS MORNING WILL RISE TO AROUND 6500 FEET DURING
THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. SNOW LEVELS WILL FALL QUICKLY
FROM THE NORTHWEST DURING THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT...TO AROUND
4000 TO 4500 FEET BY MONDAY MORNING. SNOW LEVELS WILL FALL TO
AROUND 3000 TO 3500 FEET FOR MONDAY NIGHT AND EARLY TUESDAY.

CAZ058-222230-
/O.EXT.KSGX.WS.W.0003.170122T2000Z-170124T0200Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...JULIAN...PINE VALLEY
432 AM PST SUN JAN 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM PST
MONDAY...

* SNOW LEVELS...NEAR 5000 FEET EARLY TODAY...RISING TO AROUND 6500
  TO 7000 FEET FOR LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING...THEN
  FALLING TO 5000 FEET LATE NIGHT...AND AROUND 4000 FEET MONDAY.

* WINDS...AREAS OF SOUTHWEST WINDS STRENGTHENING TO 25 TO 35 MPH
  WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH FOR THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING...
  BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO TONIGHT AND MONDAY. DAMAGING GUSTS TO 70
  MPH NEAR MOUNTAIN RIDGE TOPS AND ALONG DESERT SLOPES LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING.

* SNOW...LIGHT SNOW POSSIBLE ON THE HIGHER PEAKS THIS MORNING.
  SNOW SHOWERS DEVELOPING TONIGHT AS THE SNOW LEVEL LOWERS AND
  CONTINUING AT TIMES THROUGH MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 6 INCHES FROM 4000 TO 5000 FEET...
  WITH 6 TO 12 INCHES ABOVE 5000 FEET.

* VISIBILITY...NEAR ZERO AT TIMES IN SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...AND
  FOG.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE DANGEROUS AT TIMES OVER THE MOUNTAINS
  DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS...STRONG WINDS AND LOW VISIBILITY.
  DANGEROUS CROSS WINDS EXPECTED FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
  WINDS MAY CAUSE STRUCTURAL DAMAGE AND KNOCK DOWN TREES AND
  POWER LINES.

* OUTLOOK...SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES FOR MONDAY NIGHT
  AND TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY.  IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

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