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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:18 PM PST on February 19, 2017

Expires 7:00 AM EST on February 21, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect from 4 PM PST this afternoon
through late Monday night...

The 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 Park... 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 4 PM PST this afternoon through late Monday night

* heavy rainfall is anticipated to fall on already saturated
soils... elevated streams and filling reservoirs.

* Impacts include enhanced runoff/flooding in low lying areas
and waterways... ising water levels/flooding in area streams...
creeks and rivers. Increased risk of rock/mud slides in steep
terrain... downed trees... power lines and damaged to or
washed out roadways.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




Wind Advisory

Statement as of 5:15 AM PST on February 19, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EST on February 21, 2017


... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to
5 am PST Tuesday...

* timing... this afternoon through Monday night. Strongest winds
expected Monday and Monday evening.

* Winds... sustained southerly winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts of 45
to 50 mph.

* Impacts... gusty winds will make driving difficult especially
for drivers of high profile vehicles. Saturated soils will
also contribute to an increased risk of downed trees and
powerlines during these stronger winds.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 35 mph and gusts of
45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving
difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
caution. Winds this strong combined with saturated soils can
result in downed trees and power outages.




Small Craft Advisory, Gale Warning

Statement as of 8:34 AM PST on February 19, 2017

Expires 6:00 AM EST on February 21, 2017


... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect from 3 PM this
afternoon to 8 PM PST this evening...
... Gale Warning remains in effect from 8 PM this evening to 3 am
PST Tuesday...

A Gale Warning remains in effect from 8 PM this evening to 3 am
PST Tuesday. A Small Craft Advisory remains in effect from 3 PM
this afternoon to 8 PM PST this evening.


* Winds: southerly winds 25 to 35 kt Monday night.

* Seas: combined seas 7 to 13 ft dominant period 13 seconds.

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

Winds and waves will fall below small craft criteria.

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.






Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:18 PM PST on February 19, 2017

Expires 7:00 AM EST on February 21, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect from 4 PM PST this afternoon
through late Monday night...

The 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 Park... 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 4 PM PST this afternoon through late Monday night

* heavy rainfall is anticipated to fall on already saturated
soils... elevated streams and filling reservoirs.

* Impacts include enhanced runoff/flooding in low lying areas
and waterways... ising water levels/flooding in area streams...
creeks and rivers. Increased risk of rock/mud slides in steep
terrain... downed trees... power lines and damaged to or
washed out roadways.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




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Alaska - Blizzard Watch
Arizona - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
American Samoa - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
California - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, High Wind Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch, Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Watch
Florida - Beach Hazard Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory
Idaho - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Kansas - Fire Weather Watch
Minnesota - Public Information Statement
Montana - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Hydrologic Statement
New Mexico - Winter Weather Advisory
North Carolina - Public Information Statement
Oregon - Flood Warning , High Wind Watch, Wind Advisory
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Texas - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory
Wisconsin - Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Areal Flood Advisory , High Wind Warning, High Wind Watch , High Wind Watch

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