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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 1:42 AM PST on January 22, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EST on January 23, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 7 PM this evening
to 6 PM PST Monday...

* snow accumulations... 6 to 12 inches of snow above 6000 feet
with local accumulations to 18 inches. Accumulations below
6000 feet are expected to less than 6 inches with a dusting to
around 1 inch possible over the Grapevine on Interstate 5
Monday.

* Snow levels... increasing to over 8000 feet today... lowering to
between 4000 and 5000 late tonight or early Monday morning
through Monday afternoon.

* Winds... south to southwest winds 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 60
mph... strongest at higher elevations.

* Impact... heavy snow... gusty winds... low visibilities in blowing
snow and icy roads make for dangerous driving conditions. These
conditions could lead to Road closures and travel
delays... including Interstate 5 over the Grapevine and Highway
33. In addition... extended exposure to cold and wind could be
life-threatening.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Only travel 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.





Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:32 AM PST on January 22, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EST on January 22, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch now in effect from 10 am PST this morning
through this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* the Antelope Valley... the Los Angeles County coast including
downtown Los Angeles... the Los Angeles County mountains
including the Santa Monica range... the San Fernando Valley...
the San Gabriel valley and the Santa Clarita valley.

* From 10 am PST this morning through this evening

* periods of intense rain with rainfall rates of 1 to 1.5 inches
per hour possible. This could generate flash flooding and or
mud and debris flows... especially in and around recent burn
scars.

* Landslides and Rockslides are very common during intense rain
events and could lead to Road closures.

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.

People in or below the recently burned areas are urged to take
the steps necessary to protect their property. Remain alert and
follow directions of emergency preparedness officials.



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High Wind Warning

Statement as of 3:39 AM PST on January 22, 2017

Expires 10:00 PM EST on January 22, 2017


... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 7 PM PST this
evening...

* winds and timing... south winds 25 to 40 mph with gusts between
60 and 80 mph will develop this morning and continue through
this evening. Winds will be strongest at higher elevations and
in the foothills of the Antelope Valley.

* Impacts... gusty winds will make driving difficult... especially
for drivers of high profile vehicles. Major roadways that could
be affected include Interstate 5 and Highway 14 through the
Soledad Pass. Since the soils are wet... there is a heightened
potential for downed trees and power lines.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

When driving... use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty
cross winds.

A High Wind Warning means that damaging high winds of 58 mph or
greater are likely or imminent. Secure all loose outdoor
furniture in advance of the onset of strong winds. Monitor the
latest forecasts on NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite media
source.





Gale Warning

Statement as of 4:59 AM PST on January 22, 2017


... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 6 am PST early
this morning...
... Gale Warning now in effect until 9 PM PST this evening...

* winds... south winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt are
expected when winds are strongest.

* Seas... combined seas of 12 to 15 feet with periods around 10
seconds are expected when waves are largest.

See the coastal waters forecast (cwflox) for more details.

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 hazardous sea conditions will
exist for small craft. Inexperienced mariners... especially those
operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.






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

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