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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:19 PM PDT on October 26, 2016

Expires 3:00 PM EDT on October 28, 2016

... Flash Flood Watch for recent burn areas in effect from
Thursday afternoon through Friday morning...

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of southwest California...
including the recent burn areas of ... San Luis Obispo County
central coast... San Luis Obispo County interior valleys and
Santa Barbara County central coast.

* From Thursday afternoon through Friday morning

* rain could become heavy at times by Thursday afternoon with the
possibility of thunderstorms through Friday morning. Downpours
exceeding one-half inch per hour could lead to the first mud
and debris flows of the season near recent burn areas.

* Debris flows will be a threat as well... especially in and below
recently burned areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Flash flooding and debris flows will be a particular threat in
and below the recently burned areas.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

Southern California residents... in or below the recently burned
areas are urged to take the steps necessary to protect their
property. Persons in the watch area should remain alert and
follow directions of emergency preparedness officials.

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Alaska - High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Arkansas - Record Report
California - Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Special Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Georgia - Public Information Statement
Idaho - Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Record Report
Louisiana - Record Report
Massachusetts - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Record Report
Mississippi - Record Report
Nebraska - Flood Advisory
Nevada - Special Statement
New Jersey - Freezing Rain Advisory , Special Statement
New Mexico - Record Report
New York - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
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South Carolina - Flood Warning
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Utah - Record Report
Washington - Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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