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Hazardous Weather Outlook
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
1034 AM PDT FRI AUG 3 2012

CAZ507-510>512-517-518-041745-
NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS-EAST BAY INTERIOR VALLEYS-
EAST BAY HILLS AND DIABLO RANGE-SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS-
SANTA LUCIA MOUNTAINS AND LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
MOUNTAINS OF SAN BENITO AND INTERIOR MONTEREY COUNTY INCLUDING
PINNACLES NATIONAL MONUMENT-
1034 AM PDT FRI AUG 3 2012

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND
MONTEREY BAY AREA.

.DAY ONE…FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE BY SATURDAY MORNING IN
HIGHER TERRAIN AREAS OF EXTREME SOUTHERN MONTEREY AND SAN BENITO
COUNTIES. OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREAT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ON SATURDAY WITH SEVERE
WEATHER NOT EXPECTED. THE GREATEST RISK IS ACROSS THE HIGHER
ELEVATION TERRAIN OF THE AREA. STORMS ARE POSSIBLE BY MID MORNING
SATURDAY ACROSS THE HIGH TERRAIN OF MONTEREY AND SAN BENITO
COUNTIES WITH THE POSSIBILITY FOR ADDITIONAL ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN
PORTIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING
HOURS SATURDAY. DRY LIGHTNING…RESULTING IN AN ENHANCED WILDFIRE
THREAT AS WELL AS OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND STRIKES PRIMARILY
ALONG RIDGE TOPS WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREATS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS PER STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

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Flash Flood Warning

FLASH FLOOD WARNING
CAC053-250345-
/O.EXT.KMTR.FF.W.0005.000000T0000Z-110325T0345Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO CA
722 PM PDT THU MAR 24 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA HAS
EXTENDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  THE BIG SUR RIVER IN MONTEREY COUNTY IN WESTERN CALIFORNIA...

* UNTIL 845 PM PDT.

* AT 700 PM PDT...THE BIG SUR RIVER NEAR BIG SUR STAGE WAS AT 10.35
FEET AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE AS CONTINUED
SHOWERS MOVE OVER THE AREA.  THE SHOWER ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED TO BE
THROUGH THE AREA IN THE NEXT HOUR TO TWO WHEN THE RIVER SHOULD BEGIN
TO RECEDE.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO ANDREW
  MOLERA STATE PARK

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS
IMMINENT.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

LAT...LON 3621 12178 3623 12182 3624 12185 3626 12185
      3628 12188 3632 12190 3628 12177 3627 12169
      3620 12165

$$

WJK

Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
734 PM PDT THU MAR 24 2011

CAZ006-505-509-529-530-251300-
SAN FRANCISCO-
COASTAL NORTH BAY...INCLUDING POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE-
SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA COAST-NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY-
SOUTHERN MONTEREY BAY AND BIG SUR COAST-
734 PM PDT THU MAR 24 2011

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR COASTAL SECTIONS OF THE SAN
FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND MONTEREY BAY AREA.

.DAY ONE...THURSDAY NIGHT

A SERIES OF STORMS HAVE GENERATED LARGE OCEAN SWELL WHICH WILL
CREATE LARGE BREAKERS AT AREA BEACHES TONIGHT. A HIGH SURF
WARNING IS IN EFFECT.

*  HIGH SURF WARNING.....SEE SFOCFWMTR WHUS46 KMTR FOR DETAILS  *

SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT. BRIEF
HEAVY DOWNPOURS AND SMALL HAIL MAY OCCUR. SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS
ARE AT ELEVATED LEVELS AND SOME HAVE REACHED FLOOD STAGE. A FLASH
FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE BIG SUR RIVER IN MONTEREY
COUNTY.

*  FLASH FLOOD WARNING...SEE SFOFFWMTR WGUS56 KMTR FOR DETAILS  *

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

HIGH SURF WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE COAST INTO FRIDAY. A HIGH SURF
WARNING IS IN EFFECT THROUGH 3 PM PDT FRIDAY.

*  HIGH SURF WARNING.....SEE SFOCFWMTR WHUS46 KMTR FOR DETAILS  *

PERIODS OF RAIN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. DRIER WEATHER
IS FORECAST FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS PER STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

High Surf Advisory

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
255 PM PDT THU MAR 24 2011

...LARGE WEST TO NORTHWEST SWELLS WILL IMPACT THE CENTRAL
CALIFORNIA COAST LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY...

CAZ006-505-509-529-530-250600-
/O.NEW.KMTR.SU.W.0001.110325T0700Z-110325T2200Z/
/O.EXT.KMTR.SU.Y.0008.110325T0000Z-110325T0700Z/
SAN FRANCISCO-
COASTAL NORTH BAY...INCLUDING POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE-
SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA COAST-NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY-
SOUTHERN MONTEREY BAY AND BIG SUR COAST-
255 PM PDT THU MAR 24 2011

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT TONIGHT...
...HIGH SURF WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 3 PM PDT
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN FRANCISCO HAS ISSUED A HIGH
SURF WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 3 PM
PDT FRIDAY. THE HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
MIDNIGHT PDT TONIGHT.

* WAVES AND SURF: LARGE WEST TO NORTHWEST SWELLS BETWEEN 15 AND
  21 FEET WITH A PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS.

* TIMING: SWELLS WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY LATE TODAY INTO TONIGHT.
  THE LARGEST SWELLS WILL OCCUR OVERNIGHT.

* IMPACTS: LARGE WEST-NORTHWESTERLY SWELLS LOCALLY IN EXCESS OF 21
  FEET WILL CREATE A DANGEROUS NEAR SHORE ENVIRONMENT. THESE
  CONDITIONS WILL RESULT IN STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND POSSIBLE
  SNEAKER WAVES. STEEPER BEACHES WILL SEE LARGE SHORE BREAK. IN
  ADDITION...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION.

A HIGH SURF WARNING INDICATES THAT DANGEROUS...BATTERING WAVE
WILL POUND THE SHORELINE. THIS WILL RESULT IN VERY DANGEROUS
SWIMMING CONDITIONS...AND DEADLY RIP CURRENTS.

&&

$$

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO

High Surf Warning

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
255 PM PDT THU MAR 24 2011

...LARGE WEST TO NORTHWEST SWELLS WILL IMPACT THE CENTRAL
CALIFORNIA COAST LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY...

CAZ006-505-509-529-530-250600-
/O.NEW.KMTR.SU.W.0001.110325T0700Z-110325T2200Z/
/O.EXT.KMTR.SU.Y.0008.110325T0000Z-110325T0700Z/
SAN FRANCISCO-
COASTAL NORTH BAY...INCLUDING POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE-
SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA COAST-NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY-
SOUTHERN MONTEREY BAY AND BIG SUR COAST-
255 PM PDT THU MAR 24 2011

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PDT TONIGHT...
...HIGH SURF WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 3 PM PDT
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN FRANCISCO HAS ISSUED A HIGH
SURF WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 3 PM
PDT FRIDAY. THE HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
MIDNIGHT PDT TONIGHT.

* WAVES AND SURF: LARGE WEST TO NORTHWEST SWELLS BETWEEN 15 AND
  21 FEET WITH A PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS.

* TIMING: SWELLS WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY LATE TODAY INTO TONIGHT.
  THE LARGEST SWELLS WILL OCCUR OVERNIGHT.

* IMPACTS: LARGE WEST-NORTHWESTERLY SWELLS LOCALLY IN EXCESS OF 21
  FEET WILL CREATE A DANGEROUS NEAR SHORE ENVIRONMENT. THESE
  CONDITIONS WILL RESULT IN STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND POSSIBLE
  SNEAKER WAVES. STEEPER BEACHES WILL SEE LARGE SHORE BREAK. IN
  ADDITION...MINOR COASTAL FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA...PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION.

A HIGH SURF WARNING INDICATES THAT DANGEROUS...BATTERING WAVE
WILL POUND THE SHORELINE. THIS WILL RESULT IN VERY DANGEROUS
SWIMMING CONDITIONS...AND DEADLY RIP CURRENTS.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
428 AM PDT THU MAR 24 2011

CAZ006-506>513-516>518-528>530-PZZ530-242345-
SAN FRANCISCO-NORTH BAY INTERIOR VALLEYS-NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SHORELINE-SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA COAST-
EAST BAY INTERIOR VALLEYS-EAST BAY HILLS AND DIABLO RANGE-
SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS-SANTA CLARA VALLEY…INCLUDING SAN JOSE-
SOUTHERN SALINAS VALLEY…ARROYO SECO…AND LAKE SAN ANTONIO-
SANTA LUCIA MOUNTAINS AND LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
MOUNTAINS OF SAN BENITO AND INTERIOR MONTEREY COUNTY INCLUDING
PINNACLES NATIONAL MONUMENT-
NORTHERN SALINAS VALLEY…HOLLISTER VALLEY…AND CARMEL VALLEY-
NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY-SOUTHERN MONTEREY BAY AND BIG SUR COAST-
SAN FRANCISCO/SAN PABLO/SUISUN BAYS AND THE WEST DELTA-
428 AM PDT THU MAR 24 2011

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND
MONTEREY BAY AREA.

.DAY ONE…THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT

A POTENT WEATHER SYSTEM WILL SPREAD RAIN…WIND AND THE
POSSIBILITY OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE AREA TODAY. URBAN AND SMALL
STREAM FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE AS THE GROUND IS SATURATED FROM
RECENT STORMS AND MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED TODAY. EXCESS
RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OR LOCALIZED
FLOODING IN URBAN AREAS…HIGHWAYS…STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS
WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS AS THE
FRONTAL SYSTEM PUSHES THROUGH. ALSO…SMALLER CREEKS AND STREAMS
COULD RISE QUICKLY…POSSIBLY REACHING FLOOD STAGE BRIEFLY.

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY…SEE SFOFLSMTR WGUS86
KMTR FOR DETAILS *

STRONG WIND WILL ACCOMPANY THE RAIN TODAY WITH SOUTHERLY WINDS
INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH IN MOST AREAS.
HIGH WINDS MAY TOPPLE TREES AND BRING DOWN POWER LINES…AND MAKE
DRIVING DIFFICULT FOR MOTORISTS WITH HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES OR
TRAILERS.

* WIND ADVISORY…SEE SFONPWMTR WWUS76 KMTR FOR DETAILS *

THE RAIN AND WIND WILL DECREASE FROM NORTH TO SOUTH TONIGHT AS THE
WAVES ALONG THE COAST BEGIN TO RISE. LARGE WEST-NORTHWESTERLY
SWELLS LOCALLY IN EXCESS OF 18 FEET WILL CREATE A DANGEROUS NEAR
SHORE ENVIRONMENT. THESE CONDITIONS WILL RESULT IN STRONG RIP
CURRENTS AND SNEAKER WAVES. STEEPER BEACHES WILL SEE LARGE SHORE
BREAK. IN ADDITION…LOCALIZED MINOR COASTAL FLOODING WILL BE
POSSIBLE NEAR HIGH TIDE.

* HIGH SURF ADVISORY…SEE SFOCFWMTR WHUS46 KMTR FOR DETAILS *

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THE LARGE WAVES ALONG THE COAST WILL CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY NIGHT.
OTHERWISE…ACTIVE WEATHER CONDITIONS WITH RAIN AT TIMES WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY. MOIST WESTERLY FLOW WILL KEEP THE
POSSIBILITY OF RAIN IN THE FORECAST INTO THE FIRST PART OF THE
WEEK WITH DRY CONDITIONS EXPECTED BY THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS PER STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$
EVANS
WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO

Wind Advisory
URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
424 AM PDT THU MAR 24 2011

…SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE THURSDAY MORNING AS A STORM
SYSTEM MOVES TOWARDS THE AREA…

CAZ517-518-529-530-241930-
/O.CON.KMTR.WI.Y.0005.110324T1800Z-110325T0300Z/
SANTA LUCIA MOUNTAINS AND LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
MOUNTAINS OF SAN BENITO AND INTERIOR MONTEREY COUNTY INCLUDING
PINNACLES NATIONAL MONUMENT-NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY-
SOUTHERN MONTEREY BAY AND BIG SUR COAST-
424 AM PDT THU MAR 24 2011

…WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM PDT THIS EVENING…

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM
PDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING: SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS MORNING AND PERSIST
INTO EARLY THIS EVENING.

* WINDS: SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
WINDS MAYBE BE STRONGER OVER THE HILLS.

* IMPACTS: HIGH WINDS MAY TOPPLE TREES AND BRING DOWN POWER
LINES. POWER OUTAGES ARE LIKELY. IN ADDITION…DRIVING WILL BE
DIFFICULT FOR MOTORISTS WITH HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES OR
TRAILERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT…ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$
EVANS

High Surf Advisory
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
345 AM PDT THU MAR 24 2011

…LARGE WEST TO NORTHWEST SWELLS WILL IMPACT THE CENTRAL
CALIFORNIA COAST LATER TODAY THROUGH LATE FRIDAY…

CAZ006-505-509-529-530-242245-
/O.NEW.KMTR.SU.Y.0008.110325T0000Z-110326T0400Z/
SAN FRANCISCO-
COASTAL NORTH BAY…INCLUDING POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE-
SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA COAST-NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY-
SOUTHERN MONTEREY BAY AND BIG SUR COAST-
345 AM PDT THU MAR 24 2011

…HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM
PDT FRIDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN FRANCISCO HAS ISSUED A HIGH
SURF ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 PM PDT FRIDAY.

* WAVES AND SURF: LARGE WEST TO NORTHWEST SWELLS BETWEEN 15 AND 18
FEET WITH A PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS.

* TIMING: SWELLS WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY LATE TODAY INTO TONIGHT.
THE LARGEST SWELLS WILL OCCUR OVERNIGHT.

* IMPACTS: LARGE WEST-NORTHWESTERLY SWELLS LOCALLY IN EXCESS OF 18
FEET WILL CREATE A DANGEROUS NEAR SHORE ENVIRONMENT. THESE
CONDITIONS WILL RESULT IN STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND POSSIBLE
SNEAKER WAVES. STEEPER BEACHES WILL SEE LARGE SHORE BREAK. IN
ADDITION…MINOR COASTAL FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH SURF WILL AFFECT BEACHES IN
THE ADVISORY AREA…PRODUCING RIP CURRENTS AND LOCALIZED BEACH
EROSION.

&&

$$

http://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO

Flood Advisory
FLOOD ADVISORY…CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO CA
1027 PM PDT WED MAR 23 2011

CORRECTED FORMAT OF EXPIRATION TIME

CAC053-069-085-087-250000-
/O.NEW.KMTR.FA.Y.0011.110324T0527Z-110325T0000Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1027 PM PDT WED MAR 23 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR…
MONTEREY COUNTY IN WESTERN CALIFORNIA…
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY IN WESTERN CALIFORNIA…
SAN BENITO COUNTY IN WESTERN CALIFORNIA…
SANTA CLARA COUNTY IN WESTERN CALIFORNIA…

* STARTING AT 9 AM PDT THURSDAY UNTIL 5 PM PDT THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* MODELS ARE INDICATING A MODERATE TO STRONG FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL
APPROACH THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY REGION ON THURSDAY MORNING BRINGING
THE POTENTIAL FOR MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL TO THE
ADVISORY AREA.

EXCESS RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO CAUSE PONDING OR
LOCALIZED FLOODING IN URBAN AREAS…HIGHWAYS…STREETS AND
UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS
ON THURSDAY AS THE FRONTAL SYSTEM PUSHES THROUGH. ALSO…SMALLER
CREEKS AND STREAMS COULD RISE QUICKLY…POSSIBLY REACHING FLOOD
STAGE BRIEFLY.

IF YOU WILL BE DRIVING ON THURSDAY ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO GET TO YOUR
DESTINATIONS AND USE EXTRA CAUTION ON THE ROADWAYS. IF WATER COVERS
THE ROADWAY DO NOT CROSS IT. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN
THEY APPEAR AND THE WATER MAY BE TOO DEEP TO ALLOW YOUR VEHICLE TO
CROSS SAFELY.

THIS FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS THAT ALTHOUGH STREAMS AND CREEKS MAY BE
ELEVATED OR EVEN RISE OUT OF THEIR BANKS…PROPERTY DAMAGE SHOULD BE
MINIMAL. INCONVENIENCES CAN BE EXPECTED BUT THE FLOODING WILL NOT BE
IMMEDIATELY LIFE THREATENING.

TO REPORT FLOODING…HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

LAT…LON 3588 12146 3630 12191 3658 12198 3666 12183
3688 12183 3697 12192 3696 12214 3712 12232
3719 12231 3722 12215 3745 12217 3748 12148
3716 12141 3712 12122 3691 12122 3649 12060
3611 12065 3579 12021 3579 12022 3580 12135

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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
101 PM PDT TUE MAR 22 2011

DEFAULT OVERVIEW SECTION
CAZ505-507-509-512-517-528>530-232300-
/O.NEW.KMTR.FF.A.0002.110323T0700Z-110323T2300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
COASTAL NORTH BAY...INCLUDING POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE-
NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS-SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA COAST-
SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS-
SANTA LUCIA MOUNTAINS AND LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
NORTHERN SALINAS VALLEY...HOLLISTER VALLEY...AND CARMEL VALLEY-
NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY-SOUTHERN MONTEREY BAY AND BIG SUR COAST-
101 PM PDT TUE MAR 22 2011

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT PDT TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA HAS ISSUED
A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF CALIFORNIA...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...COASTAL NORTH BAY...INCLUDING POINT REYES
  NATIONAL SEASHORE...NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS...NORTHERN MONTEREY
  BAY...NORTHERN SALINAS VALLEY...HOLLISTER VALLEY...AND CARMEL
  VALLEY...SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA COAST...SANTA CRUZ
  MOUNTAINS...SANTA LUCIA MOUNTAINS AND LOS PADRES NATIONAL
  FOREST AND SOUTHERN MONTEREY BAY AND BIG SUR COAST.

* FROM MIDNIGHT PDT TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

* THE FIRST IN ANOTHER SERIES OF LATE SEASON STORMS WILL MOVE INTO
  THE GREATER SAN FRANCISCO AND MONTEREY BAY REGIONS LATER TONIGHT
  AND ON WEDNESDAY BRINGING THE POTENTIAL FOR RAINFALL RATES OF
  3/4 OF AN INCH TO POSSIBLY ONE INCH PER HOUR AT TIMES. THE MAIN
  AREAS OF CONCERN ARE OVER THE COASTAL SECTIONS AND IN PARTICULAR
  THE SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS AND THE SANTA LUCIA MOUNTAINS.

* IMPACTS...WITH THE SOIL COMPLETELY SATURATED...LOCALIZED
  FLOODING FROM RUNOFF AND INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR LAND MOVEMENT
  ARE A CONCERN. IN ADDITION...THE FLASHIER STREAMS AND CREEKS
  ACROSS THE WATCH AREA WILL LIKELY SEE RAPID RISES WITH THE
  HEAVIEST RAINFALL RATES. THE MAIN FRONT IS FORECAST TO BE
  THROUGH THE AREA BY EARLY AFTERNOON WEDNESDAY WITH SHOWERS
  BEHIND THE FRONT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

RESIDENTS IN AREAS AFFECTED BY FLASHIER STREAMS AND CREEKS OR IN
AREAS SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE LAND MOVEMENT SHOULD TAKE THE STEPS
NECESSARY TO PROTECT THEIR PROPERTY. PERSONS IN THE WATCH AREA
SHOULD REMAIN ALERT AND FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS OF EMERGENCY
PREPAREDNESS OFFICIALS.


Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
404 PM PDT TUE MAR 22 2011

CAZ507-509-512-517-528>530-PZZ535-231300-
NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS-SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA COAST-
SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS-
SANTA LUCIA MOUNTAINS AND LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
NORTHERN SALINAS VALLEY...HOLLISTER VALLEY...AND CARMEL VALLEY-
NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY-SOUTHERN MONTEREY BAY AND BIG SUR COAST-
MONTEREY BAY-
404 PM PDT TUE MAR 22 2011

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND
MONTEREY BAY AREA.

.DAY ONE...TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND TUESDAY NIGHT

A STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING RAIN TO THE AREA TONIGHT. RAIN WILL BE
LOCALLY HEAVY ALONG THE COAST AND IN THE COASTAL MOUNTAINS.

*  FLASH FLOOD WATCH...SEE SFOFFAMTR WGUS66 MTR FOR DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY. ANOTHER SYSTEM WILL MOVE
INTO THE AREA ON THURSDAY WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN AT TIMES.
THE GROUND IS ALREADY SATURATED FROM PREVIOUS RAINS SO FLOODING
OF LOW LYING URBAN AREAS AS WELL AS SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS IS
POSSIBLE.

*  FLASH FLOOD WATCH THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...SEE SFOFFAMTR
WGUS66 MTR FOR DETAILS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS PER STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.


Hydrologic Outlook

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
CAZ006-505>513-516>518-528>530-231200-

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
500 AM PDT TUE MAR 22 2011

...MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY AS WELL AS
A STRONGER STORM THURSDAY COULD RESULT IN FLOODING IN THE SAN
FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND MONTEREY BAY AREA...

A PACIFIC STORM IS FORECAST TO MOVE INTO THE SAN FRANCISCO AND
MONTEREY BAY AREAS TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. ANOTHER STORM WILL FOLLOW
ON ITS HEELS ON THURSDAY. THESE SYSTEMS HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BRING
MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE REGION. GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL
ENHANCE RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS IN FAVORED LOCATIONS. RECENT RAINS
HAVE SATURATED THE SOIL ACROSS THE REGION...SO ANY ADDITIONAL
MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN WILL RUN OFF QUICKLY AND LEAD TO RAPID RISES
ON AREA RIVERS AND STREAMS. THE GREATEST POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING WILL
BE IN LOW LYING URBAN AREAS AND ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS.
THERE IS ALSO THE POTENTIAL FOR LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING IF
ESPECIALLY INTENSE RAIN RATES OCCUR.

THIS HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK IS INTENDED TO HEIGHTEN AWARENESS OF ADVERSE
WEATHER EXPECTED WITH THIS UNFOLDING WEATHER SITUATION. STAY TUNED
TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF WEATHER
INFORMATION.  CHECK THE NWS WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/SANFRANCISCO.

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Please note: there is a direct link for Big Sur weather conditions from the National Weather Service te CERT front page. Click on the link:

Current Conditions

 

High Wind Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
407 AM PDT SAT MAR 19 2011

...A POWERFUL STORM SYSTEM MAY PRODUCE STRONG AND DAMAGING WINDS
FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL RAPIDLY DEEPEN OFF THE CENTRAL
CALIFORNIA COAST TONIGHT. THIS LOW WILL PRODUCE STRONG...AND
POSSIBLY DAMAGING SOUTHEAST WINDS FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY
SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

CAZ006-505>513-516>518-528>530-192300-
/O.EXT.KMTR.HW.A.0001.110320T0800Z-110320T2200Z/
SAN FRANCISCO-
COASTAL NORTH BAY...INCLUDING POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE-
NORTH BAY INTERIOR VALLEYS-NORTH BAY MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SHORELINE-SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA COAST-
EAST BAY INTERIOR VALLEYS-EAST BAY HILLS AND DIABLO RANGE-
SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS-SANTA CLARA VALLEY...INCLUDING SAN JOSE-
SOUTHERN SALINAS VALLEY...ARROYO SECO...AND LAKE SAN ANTONIO-
SANTA LUCIA MOUNTAINS AND LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST-
MOUNTAINS OF SAN BENITO AND INTERIOR MONTEREY COUNTY INCLUDING
PINNACLES NATIONAL MONUMENT-
NORTHERN SALINAS VALLEY...HOLLISTER VALLEY...AND CARMEL VALLEY-
NORTHERN MONTEREY BAY-SOUTHERN MONTEREY BAY AND BIG SUR COAST-
407 AM PDT SAT MAR 19 2011

...HIGH WIND WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE HIGH WIND WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING: SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT AND WILL BECOME
  STRONG AND POSSIBLY DAMAGING BY LATE TONIGHT. STRONG WINDS WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH MIDDAY SUNDAY. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DECREASE
  ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE AREA OVERNIGHT
  THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. BY LATE TONIGHT SUSTAINED
  SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 25 TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED...WITH GUSTS AS
  HIGH AS 60 MPH. THE STRONGEST WINDS...AND THOSE MOST CAPABLE OF
  PRODUCING DAMAGE...WILL OCCUR FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS: HIGH WINDS MAY TOPPLE TREES AND BRING DOWN POWER
  LINES. POWER OUTAGES ARE LIKELY. IN ADDITION...DRIVING WILL BE
  DIFFICULT AND POSSIBLY DANGEROUS FOR MOTORISTS WITH HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES OR TRAILERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT THAT MAY CAUSE DAMAGE. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT
LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE
TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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1/24/2010: NOAA Weather

Big Sur

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High Surf Advisory
Hazardous Weather Outlook

Overnight: Rain likely. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 50 by 5am. Southeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday: Periods of rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 54. South southeast wind between 16 and 18 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Monday Night: Periods of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Temperature rising to around 51 by 4am. South southeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. High near 55. Southeast wind between 10 and 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North northwest wind around 10 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

Friday: A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.

Friday Night: A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

Saturday: A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

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Palo Colorado

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Overnight: Periods of rain. Temperature rising to around 50 by 5am. South southeast wind around 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Monday: Periods of rain. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 54. South southeast wind between 17 and 20 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Monday Night: Periods of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Temperature rising to around 51 by 4am. South wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. High near 55. South wind between 9 and 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North northwest wind around 10 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

Friday: A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.

Friday Night: A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

Saturday: A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

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HIGH SURF WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING From EDIS

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