Flood Statement
Issued by NWS San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
WGUS86 KMTR 221400

Flood Advisory
National Weather Service San Francisco CA
700 AM PDT THU MAR 22 2018

Monterey CA-
700 AM PDT THU MAR 22 2018

The National Weather Service in The San Francisco Bay Area has issued

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
  Southwestern Monterey County in central California...

* Until 1000 AM PDT

* At 655 AM PDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
  an area of moderate to heavy rain occurring over the region with
  additional heavy rain detected offshore. Rainfall rates between
  0.25 and 0.50 inches per hour, with locally higher rates are
  possible in heavier showers through the early morning.

* Minor roadway flooding is expected to become more of a concern as
  rain trains over the region through the morning, with an increased
  risk of rockslides and mudslides. Highway 1 along the Big Sur
  Coast will be especially at risk for heavy rainfall and associated
  threat of rock and mudslides. In addition, there will likely be
  some flooding of poorly drained urban areas, small streams and

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Big Sur Village, Tassajara Hot Springs, Jamesburg, Lucia, Gorda,
  Arroyo Seco, Carmel Valley Village, Sycamore Flat, Andrew Molera
  State Park, Partington Ridge, Colman Canyon, Esalen Institute,
  Cachagua Near The Los Padres Dam, Pico Blanco Campground, Julia
  Pfeiffer Burns State Park.


Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.

Minor flooding of creeks, roads and normally dry arroyos is likely.
The heavy rains may trigger rockslides, mudslides and debris flows
in steep terrain, especially in and around these areas.

LAT...LON 3580 12147 3610 12173 3618 12184 3648 12200
      3650 12176 3661 12164 3628 12131 3622 12122
      3610 12113 3598 12097 3579 12083



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