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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 11:34 AM PST on January 22, 2017

Expires 2:30 PM EST on January 23, 2017


The National Weather Service in the San Francisco Bay area has issued
a

* Flood Warning for...
southeastern Santa Cruz County in northern California...

* until 1130 am PST Monday

* at 1125 am PST, Doppler radar and reporting rain gages indicated a
drastic reduction in local rainfall rates, with the exception of
scattered development of thunderstorms. Local creeks have receded
and are no longer flooding, but ponding water remains in low lying
areas or in areas flooded by overflowing lake basins (college,
Drew, Tynan, Pinto, and Kelly lakes).

* Local ponding may be periodically worsened over the next 24 hours
or so in response to any development of thunderstorms over the
warning area.

* The lower Pajaro river continues to rise and is expected to crest
just below flood stage. High water levels in the lower Pajaro
increase the concerns over levee stability. Adhere to local
emergency management guidance should water levels or levee
conditions cause concern.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Interlaken, Freedom, amesti, College Lake, Pinto Lake, Kelly Lake,
Lake Tynan, Drew Lake, and possibly floodplain areas on the
Monterey (south) side of the river as well (town of pajaro).

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


Lat... Lon 3690 12184 3700 12178 3697 12169 3691 12163
      3690 12164 3690 12165 3692 12166 3690 12168
      3691 12170 3692 12170 3691 12171 3691 12175
      3688 12177 3688 12179 3685 12181


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Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory

Statement as of 3:50 AM PST on January 22, 2017

Expires 6:00 AM EST on January 24, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of western California... including the following
areas... coastal North Bay including Point Reyes National
Seashore... East Bay hills and the Diablo Range... East Bay
interior valleys... mountains of San Benito County and interior
Monterey County including Pinnacles National Monument... North
Bay interior valleys... North Bay mountains... northern Monterey
Bay... northern Salinas valley/Hollister Valley and Carmel
Valley... San Francisco... San Francisco Bay shoreline... San
Francisco peninsula coast... Santa Clara Valley including San
Jose... Santa Cruz Mountains... Santa Lucia mountains and Los
Padres National Forest... southern Monterey Bay and Big Sur
coast and southern Salinas valley/Arroyo Seco and Lake San
Antonio.

* Through this afternoon.

* Periods of heavy rain on already saturated soils will impact the
region through this afternoon.

* The primary impacts will be localized ponding of water on low
lying roadways with poor drainage... rapid rises on streams and
creeks with some likely exceeding bankfull... some river
flooding... and potential rock and mud slides. Recent burn
scars will also be susceptible to debris flows during periods
of intense rainfall.

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.




247 am PST sun Jan 22 2017

... High surf advisory in effect until 3 am PST Tuesday...
... High surf warning will expire at 3 am PST...

The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a high
surf advisory... which is in effect until 3 am PST Tuesday.

* Swell... west swell 14 to 17 feet. Swell periods 15 seconds.

* Surf... breaker heights 25 to 30 ft.

* Timing... continuing through early Tuesday morning.

* Impacts... large breaking waves... strong rip currents... and
sneaker waves.

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area... producing rip currents and localized beach
erosion.






Small Craft Advisory

Statement as of 8:45 AM PST on January 22, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EST on January 22, 2017


... Small Craft Advisory now in effect until 8 PM PST this
evening...
... Gale Warning is cancelled...

The National Weather Service San Francisco has cancelled the Gale
Warning. The Small Craft Advisory is now in effect until 8 PM PST
this evening.

* Winds and waves: see the coastal waters forecast (cwfmtr) or
our marine Page at http://weather.Gov/sanfrancisco/marine.Php
for more details.



A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners... especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.




Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners... especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.






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Georgia - Tornado Warning , Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Wind Warning
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Massachusetts - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
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Missouri - Wind Advisory , Record Report
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory
Nevada - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Avalanche Warning
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Advisory , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory
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New York - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch
North Carolina - Record Report
Ohio - Flood Warning , Record Report
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Oregon - High Surf Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Areal Flood Watch , High Wind Warning
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Washington - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Wyoming - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
- Tornado Watch
- Marine Fog Advisory

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