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California, Southern Monterey Bay and Big Sur Coast

Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 12:39 PM PST on January 21, 2017

Expires 3:45 AM EST on January 22, 2017


The National Weather Service in the San Francisco Bay area has
extended the

* Flood Warning for small streams in...
northwestern Monterey County in central California...

* until 1245 am PST Sunday

* at 1236 PM PST, the real-time stream gage in the Salinas river
lagoon continues to report water level above flood stage. The
current stage is 6.43 feet and active flooding begins at 6.0 feet.

* Flooding will remain over mainly rural areas of northwestern
Monterey County.

* Flooding is due to surge from very high surf, and will continue
through the evening and into early Sunday morning when the swell
starts to decrease. There will also be fluctuations due to tidal
influence.

* The city of Marina will not be flooded, but local farmland and
rural and primitive roads on the lower floodplain west of Highway
1 should be avoided.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


Lat... Lon 3675 12177 3672 12180 3676 12180



Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning

Statement as of 2:27 PM PST on January 21, 2017

Expires 6:00 AM EST on January 22, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from midnight PST tonight
through Sunday 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.

* From midnight PST tonight through Sunday afternoon

* periods of heavy rain on already saturated soils will impact the
region from late tonight through Sunday afternoon. Additional
rainfall amounts from 1 to 2 inches are possible at lower
elevations with 2 to 5 inches across the North Bay and coastal
slopes.

* 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.





1219 PM PST Sat Jan 21 2017

... High surf warning remains in effect until 3 am PST Sunday...

* swell... west swell 24 to 28 feet today through early Sunday
morning. Swell periods 14 to 15 seconds.

* Surf... breaker heights 30 to 40 ft through early Sunday morning.

* Timing... continuing through early Sunday morning.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf warning indicates that very dangerous... battering
waves will pound the shoreline. Do not venture near or into the
water... heavy surf will result in deadly rip currents.





High Wind Warning

Statement as of 2:23 PM PST on January 21, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EST on January 22, 2017


... High Wind Warning remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to
10 am PST Sunday...

* timing... late tonight into Sunday morning.

* Winds... sustained southerly winds 35 to 50 mph with gusts
greater than 60 mph... strongest near the coast and in higher
elevations.

* Impacts... gusty winds will make driving difficult... especially
for drivers of high profile vehicles. Since the soils are
saturated... there is a heightened potential for downed trees
and power outages.

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.





Small Craft Advisory, Gale Warning

Statement as of 2:27 PM PST on January 21, 2017

Expires 6:00 PM EST on January 23, 2017


... Small Craft Advisory in effect until 9 PM PST this evening...
... Gale Warning now in effect from 9 PM this evening to 10 am PST
Sunday...
... Small Craft Advisory in effect from 10 am Sunday to 3 PM PST
Monday...

The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a Small
Craft Advisory... which is in effect until 9 PM PST this evening.
A Small Craft Advisory has also been issued from 10 am Sunday to
3 PM PST Monday.

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

* Winds... southeast 20 to 30 kt becoming 30 to 40 kt with gusts
to 55 kt tonight.

* Waves/seas... 20 to 24 feet at 17 seconds.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occuring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
Harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

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.

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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Alaska - Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
California - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Warning , High Surf Warning, Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory, High Wind Watch , Special Statement
Delaware - Dense Fog Advisory
Florida - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Wind Warning
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Kansas - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Dense Fog Advisory
Massachusetts - Areal Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory, High Wind Warning , Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Mississippi - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Special Statement , Record Report
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Record Report
Nevada - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
New Jersey - Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory, High Wind Watch
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
New York - Coastal Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory, High Wind Watch , Special Statement
North Carolina - Special Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory
Ohio - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Tornado Watch , Lake Wind Advisory
Oregon - High Surf Warning , High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Pennsylvania - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Rhode Island - Areal Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory, High Wind Warning , Special Statement
South Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory, High Wind Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Special Statement
Virginia - Record Report
Washington - High Surf Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
West Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Wyoming - Winter Storm Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
- Tornado Watch
- Marine Fog Advisory

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