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Wind Advisory in Ventura and Los Angeles counties.
January 19, 2017, 2:46:00 PM to January 21, 2017, 6:00:00 AM

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA 246 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017 ...GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED FRIDAY ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA... .A STORM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA FRIDAY AND GENERATE PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN AND GUSTY WINDS. WINDS WILL LIKELY EXCEED ADVISORY LEVELS NEAR THE COAST OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES AS WELL AS THE ANTELOPE VALLEY. STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS AS WELL AND THOSE ARE COVERED IN THE WINTER STORM WARNING. MANY OTHER AREAS WILL BE BREEZY AS WELL, ESPECIALLY THE CENTRAL COAST AND ADDITIONAL ADVISORIES MAY BE NEEDED. VENTURA COUNTY COAST- LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES- SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA- CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VENTURA...OXNARD...CAMARILLO...MALIBU... SANTA MONICA...BEVERLY HILLS...HOLLYWOOD...LONG BEACH...AVALON 246 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017 ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM PST SATURDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM FRIDAY TO 6 AM PST SATURDAY. * WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH. * IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT, ESPECIALLY FOR DRIVERS OF HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. WINDS MAY DOWN TREES AND POWER LINES. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... WHEN DRIVING, USE EXTRA CAUTION. BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN GUSTY CROSS WINDS.

Winter Storm Warning in San Bernardino and Riverside counties.
January 19, 2017, 2:46:00 PM to January 21, 2017, 6:00:00 AM

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS- INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...CRESTLINE...LAKE ARROWHEAD... BIG BEAR CITY...BIG BEAR LAKE...RUNNING SPRINGS...WRIGHTWOOD... IDYLLWILD-PINE COVE 246 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017 ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST SATURDAY... * SNOW LEVELS...5500 TO 6000 FEET TODAY...LOWERING BRIEFLY TO AROUND 5000 FEET TONIGHT...THEN RISING TO 5500 TO 6000 FEET BY MID FRIDAY MORNING. * TIMING...TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ABOVE 6000 FEET...AROUND 18 INCHES TO 2 FEET WITH LOCAL 3 FEET POSSIBLE. 5500 TO 6000 FEET...1 TO 2 FEET. 5000 TO 5500 FEET...5 TO 10 INCHES. 4500 TO 5000 FEET...TRACE TO 3 INCHES. * WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS OVER 50 MPH TODAY. WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH AND LOCAL GUSTS OVER 65 MPH FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. * 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...A WARMER STORM WILL BRING MORE RAIN THAN SNOW SUNDAY...BUT THE SNOW LEVEL WILL LOWER ON MONDAY DOWN TO 4000 FEET BRINGING MORE HEAVY SNOW. 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.

Flash Flood Watch in San Diego, San Bernardino, Riverside and Orange counties.
January 19, 2017, 2:46:00 PM to January 20, 2017, 7:00:00 PM

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED FLOOD WATCH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA 246 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017 ...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE FRIDAY... .ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM MOVING THROUGH THE REGION AND INCREASING ATMOSPHERIC INSTABILITY WILL CREATE FAVORABLE CONDITIONS FOR HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FROM MID MORNING FRIDAY THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY EVENING...LEADING TO THE INCREASED THREAT OF FLASH FLOODING AT THE COAST...VALLEYS...AND MOUNTAINS BELOW 5500 FOOT ELEVATION. DEBRIS FLOWS FROM RECENT BURN SCARS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE. SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS- SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS-THE INLAND EMPIRE- SAN DIEGO COUNTY VALLEYS-SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS- RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS- SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-SAN GORGONIO PASS NEAR BANNING- ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-ORANGE COUNTY INLAND AREAS- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OCEANSIDE...VISTA...CARLSBAD... ENCINITAS...CHULA VISTA...NATIONAL CITY...SAN DIEGO...RIVERSIDE... SAN BERNARDINO...ONTARIO...MORENO VALLEY...FONTANA... RANCHO CUCAMONGA...CORONA...ESCONDIDO...EL CAJON...SAN MARCOS... LA MESA...SANTEE...POWAY...CRESTLINE...LAKE ARROWHEAD... BIG BEAR CITY...BIG BEAR LAKE...RUNNING SPRINGS...WRIGHTWOOD... IDYLLWILD-PINE COVE...JULIAN...PINE VALLEY...BANNING... DESERT HOT SPRINGS...HUNTINGTON BEACH...COSTA MESA... NEWPORT BEACH...LAGUNA BEACH...SAN CLEMENTE...SANTA ANA... ANAHEIM...GARDEN GROVE...IRVINE...ORANGE...FULLERTON... MISSION VIEJO 246 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...SAN BERNARDINO AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY VALLEYS-THE INLAND EMPIRE...ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS...ORANGE COUNTY INLAND AREAS...SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS...SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS...SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS...SAN DIEGO COUNTY VALLEYS...SAN GORGONIO PASS NEAR BANNING...SANTA ANA MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS...AND RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS. * FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING * HEAVY SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY OCCUR DURING THE MID-MORNING HOURS FRIDAY THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY EVENING...WITH POSSIBLE RAINFALL RATES AT OR EXCEEDING 1 INCH PER HOUR. THIS WILL INCREASE THE CHANCES FOR FLASH FLOODING. ALSO...HEAVY RAINS OVER RECENT BURN SCARS COULD RESULT IN DEBRIS FLOWS AND MUDSLIDES. 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.

Flash Flood Watch in Los Angeles county.
January 19, 2017, 2:38:00 PM to January 20, 2017, 6:00:00 PM

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED FLOOD WATCH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA 238 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017 ...PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE FRIDAY COULD TRIGGER MUD AND DEBRIS FLOWS IN THE FISH AND SAND BURN AREAS... .THE SECOND IN A SERIES OF STORMS WILL ARRIVE IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY FRIDAY MORNING. PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN AND POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE THE RISK OF MUD AND DEBRIS FLOWS IN THE MORE SENSITIVE BURN AREAS...WHICH INCLUDES THE FISH AND SAND BURN SCARS. THE PERIOD OF HEAVIEST RAIN AND THE BEST CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TO BE FROM LATE MORNING THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE- SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ACTON...MOUNT WILSON...SANDBERG... SANTA CLARITA...NEWHALL...VALENCIA...PASADENA...SAN GABRIEL... POMONA 238 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE SAND AND FISH BURN AREAS IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY. * FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON * PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN AND POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE THE RISK OF MUD AND DEBRIS FLOWS IN THESE BURN AREAS. RAIN RATES REACHING OR BRIEFLY EXCEEDING A HALF INCH PER HOUR ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY IN THUNDERSTORMS. 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.

Winter Storm Warning in Ventura and Los Angeles counties.
January 19, 2017, 1:45:00 PM to January 21, 2017, 9:00:00 AM

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA 145 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017 ...SNOW AND GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING... .WHILE CURRENTLY IN BETWEEN STORMS...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH THIS EVENING BEFORE THE SECOND STORM ARRIVES EARLY FRIDAY. THIS WILL GENERATE ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVY SNOW FRIDAY WITH SEVERAL MORE INCHES POSSIBLE AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS AND LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS DOWN TO 5000 FEET EARLY SATURDAY. A THIRD STORM IS EXPECTED ON SUNDAY BUT SNOW LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO RISE TO OVER 9000' SO LITTLE TO NO SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED UNTIL SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY WHEN COLDER AIR ARRIVES. VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS- LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LOCKWOOD VALLEY...MOUNT PINOS...ACTON... MOUNT WILSON...SANDBERG 145 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017 ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST SATURDAY... * TIMING...SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL LINGER THROUGH THIS EVENING. A SECOND STORM WILL BRING MORE HEAVY SNOW FRIDAY INTO EARLY SATURDAY. * SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS WILL RANGE FROM 5500 TO 6000 FEET TONIGHT THEN RISE TO 6000 TO 6500 FRIDAY BEFORE FALLING TO 4500 TO 5000 FEET FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING. * SNOW ACCUMULATION...5 TO 10 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT WITH LIGHTER ACCUMULATIONS DOWN TO 5000 FEET. * WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY EVENING. * IMPACTS...PERIODS OF SNOW...GUSTY WINDS...AND LOW VISIBILITIES WILL MAKE FOR DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS AND COULD LEAD TO TRAVEL PROBLEMS ON HIGHER MOUNTAIN ROADS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... ONLY TRAVEL INTO THE MOUNTAINS IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...CHECK THE LATEST ROAD REPORTS BEFORE DEPARTING. KEEP AN EMERGENCY KIT IN YOUR VEHICLE WHICH INCLUDES A FLASHLIGHT... FOOD AND WATER... EXTRA CLOTHES AND BLANKETS... AND TIRE CHAINS.

High Surf Advisory in Ventura and Los Angeles counties.
January 19, 2017, 11:34:00 AM to January 20, 2017, 10:00:00 PM

VENTURA COUNTY COAST- LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES- CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS- 1134 AM PST THU JAN 19 2017 ...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM PST FRIDAY... ...HIGH SURF WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM FRIDAY TO 2 AM PST SUNDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM FRIDAY TO 2 AM PST SUNDAY. * SURF...SURF OF 4 TO 8 FEET TODAY WILL BUILD TO 10 TO 16 FEET BY LATE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. THE SURF WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...BUT WILL REMAIN ABOVE HIGH SURF THRESHOLDS. * IMPACTS...LARGE AND POWERFUL SURF WITH DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS. BREAKING WAVES CAN CAUSE INJURY... WASH PEOPLE OFF BEACHES OR ROCKS...AND CAPSIZE SMALL BOATS NEARSHORE. DAMAGE TO PIERS IS POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY...AS WELL AS COASTAL FLOODING OF BEACH PARKING LOTS AND WALKWAYS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A HIGH SURF WARNING MEANS THAT LARGE AND BATTERING SURF COULD DAMAGE COASTAL STRUCTURES AND WILL MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES VERY DANGEROUS. A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS WILL MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES DANGEROUS. REMEMBER...SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DON'T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE CURRENT...SWIM BACK TO SHORE. IF TIRED...FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE...FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

High Surf Warning in Ventura and Los Angeles counties.
January 19, 2017, 11:34:00 AM to January 22, 2017, 2:00:00 AM

VENTURA COUNTY COAST- LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES- CATALINA AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS- 1134 AM PST THU JAN 19 2017 ...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM PST FRIDAY... ...HIGH SURF WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM FRIDAY TO 2 AM PST SUNDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A HIGH SURF WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM FRIDAY TO 2 AM PST SUNDAY. * SURF...SURF OF 4 TO 8 FEET TODAY WILL BUILD TO 10 TO 16 FEET BY LATE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. THE SURF WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...BUT WILL REMAIN ABOVE HIGH SURF THRESHOLDS. * IMPACTS...LARGE AND POWERFUL SURF WITH DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS. BREAKING WAVES CAN CAUSE INJURY... WASH PEOPLE OFF BEACHES OR ROCKS...AND CAPSIZE SMALL BOATS NEARSHORE. DAMAGE TO PIERS IS POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY...AS WELL AS COASTAL FLOODING OF BEACH PARKING LOTS AND WALKWAYS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A HIGH SURF WARNING MEANS THAT LARGE AND BATTERING SURF COULD DAMAGE COASTAL STRUCTURES AND WILL MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES VERY DANGEROUS. A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS WILL MAKE SWIMMING AND ROCK JETTIES DANGEROUS. REMEMBER...SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DON'T FIGHT THE CURRENT. SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. WHEN OUT OF THE CURRENT...SWIM BACK TO SHORE. IF TIRED...FLOAT OR TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE...FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

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