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Flood Warning

Statement as of 6:26 PM PDT on September 16, 2014

Expires 9:34 PM EDT on September 16, 2014


... The Flash Flood Warning will expire at 630 PM PDT for Joshua Tree
National Park...

Though the warning will be allowed to expire... lingering
runoff... especially near Indian Cove... may continue for a while a a
reduced rate.

Lat... Lon 3408 11645 3408 11627 3412 11627 3412 11622
      3379 11556 3367 11567 3376 11600 3378 11606
      3383 11613 3385 11613 3392 11620 3392 11628
      3396 11642 3404 11647




Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 6:22 PM PDT on September 16, 2014

Expires 11:15 PM EDT on September 16, 2014


The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a

* small stream Flood Advisory for...
northeastern Riverside County in Southern California...
west central La Paz County in west central Arizona...

* until 815 PM PDT/815 PM MST/

* at 620 PM PDT/620 PM MST/ thunderstorms over the advisory area have
produced heavy rain. Doppler radar estimates that up to 1.25
inches of rain has fallen since 515 PM.

* Locations that may experience minor flooding include but are not
limited to... Highway 95 north of Blythe and smaller roadways that
parallel the Colorado River.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Advisory means that normally dry washes and streams will
suddenly have running water. Unbridged crossings may become
hazardous. There will be ponding of water on streets and low spots
causing traffic to be impeded. If you encounter ponding or flowing
waters... do not attempt to cross by foot or automobile. Turn
around... dont drown.


Lat... Lon 3409 11442 3364 11448 3364 11471 3408 11474
      3408 11444 3409 11443




Heat Advisory

Statement as of 9:39 AM PDT on September 16, 2014

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on September 16, 2014


... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM PDT this evening...

* high temperatures... from 85 to 93 along the immediate coast...
to 100 degrees or higher in inland Orange County... the inland
Empire... and the inland valleys and foothills of San Diego
County. Heat index values will generally be about 5 degrees
above the actual temperatures due to the high humidity.

* Impacts... abnormally hot temperatures can be stressful to
animals and humans... making it hard for the body to acclimate
and remain hydrated. Without precautions even healthy adults
could experience heat stress and illness.

* Locations... all areas west of the mountains.

* Timing... the hottest weather will continue yet again today.
Temperatures will finally lower several degrees on
Wednesday... though above normal humidity will continue through
Wednesday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency - call 911.




Record Report

Statement as of 5:54 PM PDT on September 16, 2014


... Highest maximum temperature records broken or tied on Sep 16 2014 ...

Location new record old record period of record

El Cajon 104 102 in 2000 1979
Santa Ana 101 tied 101 in 1979 1906
Chula Vista 98 88 in 1979 1918


... Highest minimum temperature records broken or tied on Sep 16 2014 ...

Location new record old record period of record

Palm Springs 87 82 in 1983 1906
Indio 86 83 in 2003 1894
thermal 82 81 in 1983 1950
Borrego 82 80 in 1995 1942
Riverside 75 69 in 1989 1893
Escondido 74 70 in 1997 1900
El Cajon 74 70 in 1984 1979
Santa Ana 74 tied 74 in 1984 1906
Laguna Beach 73 70 in 1934 1928
Newport Beach 72 70 in 1984 1921
Oceanside Harbor 71 70 in 1997 1909




... Daily precip records broken or tied on Sep 16 2014 ...

Location new record old record period of record

Elsinore 0.13 0.05 in 1989 1897


Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Arizona - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Record Report
Idaho - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Iowa - Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning
Nevada - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
New Mexico - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Oregon - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
South Carolina - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Tennessee - Special Statement
Texas - Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Utah - Public Information Statement
Washington - Record Report
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