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California, Santa Ynez Valley

Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 11:29 PM PST on January 18, 2017

Expires 5:15 AM EST on January 19, 2017


The National Weather Service in Oxnard has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
southeastern San Luis Obispo County in southwestern California...
Santa Barbara County in southwestern California...

* until 215 am PST

* at 1117 PM PST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
moderate to locally heavy rain spreading into southern San Luis
Obispo County and Santa Barbara County. This will cause Urban and
Small Stream flooding in the advisory area. Rainfall rates are
expected to increase to around a quarter to a half inch per hour.
There could be hourly rates up to a half inch per hour with this
band of rain moving into the advisory area. Minor mud and debris
flows may occur in the vicinity of the canyon, sherpa and rey burn
areas, otherwise, Urban and Small Stream flooding will occur in
the advisory area into early Thursday morning.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...

Santa Barbara... Lompoc... Montecito... Point Conception...
Santa Ynez... Nipomo... Carpinteria... Solvang... Vandenberg Air
Force Base... Orcutt... Gaviota State Park... Isla Vista...
Rincon Point... and Los Alamos.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3544 11999 3544 11988 3526 11981 3526 11967
      3518 11967 3518 11956 3509 11956 3508 11947
      3438 11948 3426 11926 3410 11914 3427 11929
      3441 11956 3440 11988 3447 12013 3444 12046
      3457 12066 3471 12061 3493 12067 3550 12004


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Wind Advisory

Statement as of 9:41 PM PST on January 18, 2017

Expires 7:00 AM EST on January 19, 2017


... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 4 am PST Thursday...

* winds and timing... southeast to south winds 15 to 30 mph with
gusts to between 35 and 45 mph will persist through late
tonight.

* Impacts... gusty winds will make driving difficult... especially
for drivers of high profile vehicles. Major roadways that
could be affected include highways 1 and 101... and state
routes 154 and 246.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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





Small Craft Advisory, Gale Watch

Statement as of 9:06 PM PST on January 18, 2017

Expires 12:00 PM EST on January 21, 2017


... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 9 PM PST
Thursday...
... Gale watch remains in effect from Friday morning through
Saturday morning...

* winds... southeast to south winds will increase to 15 to 25 kt
with gusts to 30 kt this evening and early Thursday morning.
Winds will diminish some Thursday night then west winds will
develop and increase to 15 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt are
possible Friday and Friday night.

* Seas... combined seas will build to 4 to 6 feet late tonight and
early Thursday morning. Seas will continue to build to 14 to 17
feet with periods around 15 seconds by Saturday morning.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

A gale watch is issued when hazardous gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots are probable in the near future... but the specific
timing and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to
provide additional lead time for mariners who may wish to
consider altering their plans.






Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Arizona - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Arkansas - Flood Warning
American Samoa - Flash Flood Watch
California - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Flood Advisory , High Surf Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Hydrologic Statement, Special Statement , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Connecticut - Special Statement
Florida - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning , Special Statement
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Illinois - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Special Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Kansas - Dense Fog Advisory
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Maine - Special Statement
Massachusetts - Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
Minnesota - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Missouri - Special Statement
Montana - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Nebraska - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Nevada - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Hydrologic Statement
New Hampshire - Special Statement
New Mexico - High Wind Warning , Special Statement
New York - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
North Carolina - Record Report
Ohio - Flood Warning
Oregon - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Rhode Island - Special Statement
South Carolina - Record Report
South Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , High Wind Warning
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Vermont - Special Statement
Washington - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Freezing Rain Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Avalanche Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Wyoming - Special Statement , Record Report

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