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California, Southern Monterey Bay and Big Sur Coast

Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 7:49 PM PST on January 18, 2017

Expires 1:45 AM EST on January 19, 2017


The National Weather Service in the San Francisco Bay area has issued
a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
San Benito County in central California...
Monterey County in central California...

* until 1045 PM PST

* at 746 PM PST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain and possibly
thunderstorms with a strong cold front. This will cause Urban and
Small Stream flooding in the advisory area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Move away from recently burned areas. Life threatening flooding of
creeks, roads and normally dry arroyos is likely. The heavy rains
will likely trigger Rockslides, mudslides and debris flows in steep
terrain, especially in and around these areas.


Lat... Lon 3579 12141 3639 12202 3654 12201 3688 12183
      3685 12181 3692 12170 3690 12163 3690 12156
      3699 12145 3696 12122 3693 12123 3683 12114
      3675 12094 3649 12060 3633 12060 3630 12068
      3621 12063 3614 12066 3590 12026 3579 12021



748 PM PST Wed Jan 18 2017

The National Weather Service in the San Francisco Bay area has issued
a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
San Benito County in central California...
Monterey County in central California...

* until 1045 PM PST

* at 746 PM PST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain and possibly
thunderstorms with a strong cold. This will cause Urban and Small
Stream flooding in the advisory area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Move away from recently burned areas. Life threatening flooding of
creeks, roads and normally dry arroyos is likely. The heavy rains
will likely trigger Rockslides, mudslides and debris flows in steep
terrain, especially in and around these areas.


Lat... Lon 3579 12141 3639 12202 3654 12201 3688 12183
      3685 12181 3692 12170 3690 12163 3690 12156
      3699 12145 3696 12122 3693 12123 3683 12114
      3675 12094 3649 12060 3633 12060 3630 12068
      3621 12063 3614 12066 3590 12026 3579 12021



Wind Advisory

Statement as of 1:58 PM PST on January 18, 2017

Expires 4:00 AM EST on January 19, 2017


... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 1 am PST Thursday...

* timing... this afternoon and tonight.

* Winds... southerly wind gusts from 40 to 50 mph... strongest
near the coast and in the hills above 1000 feet.

* Impacts... downed trees... limbs and powerlines leading to
possible power outages. Driving of high profile vehicles will
be difficult during periods of strong winds along with extra
debris on area roads.

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.





Small Craft Advisory, Gale Warning

Statement as of 7:56 PM PST on January 18, 2017

Expires 7:00 AM EST on January 19, 2017


The National Weather Service in the San Francisco Bay area has issued
a

* special marine warning for...
coastal waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos California out to
10 nm...
coastal waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas California
out to 10 nm...
Monterey Bay...
waters from Pigeon Point to Point Pinos 10-60 nm...
waters from Point Pinos to Point Piedras Blancas 10-60 nm...

* until 815 PM PST

* at 750 PM PST... Doppler radar indicated a strong line of
thunderstorms capable of producing winds to 40 knots and small
hail. These storms were located approximately 15 nm west of
the Monterey Bay... moving east at 25 knots.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Mariners can expect gusty winds... small hail and heavy rains.
Boaters should seek safe Harbor immediately until these storms pass.

Thunderstorms can produce sudden waterspouts. Waterspouts can easily
overturn boats and create locally hazardous seas. Seek safe Harbor
immediately.


Lat... Lon 3605 12165 3634 12249 3713 12227 3711 12216
      3703 12206 3704 12190 3687 12166 3678 12166
      3652 12185 3634 12182 3618 12161
time... Mot... loc 0350z 287deg 63kt 3704 12222 3640 12240

Waterspout...
wind... 40kts
hail... <.75in


CW



240 PM PST Wed Jan 18 2017

... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 10 PM PST this
evening...
... Gale Warning remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to 4 am
PST Thursday...

* winds: southerly winds increasing to 25 to 35 kt tonight.

* Waves: combined seas 10 to 14 feet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

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.






Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Alaska - Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , 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 , Flood Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , High Surf Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement, Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Special Statement
Florida - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Record Report
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning , Special Statement
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Illinois - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Special Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Kansas - Special Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Maine - Special Statement
Massachusetts - Freezing Rain Advisory , Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
Minnesota - 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 - Special Statement
Nevada - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement, Hydrologic Statement , Special Statement , 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 , Record Report
Oregon - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Ice Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Record Report
Rhode Island - Special Statement
South Carolina - Record Report
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , High Wind Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Vermont - Special Statement
Virginia - Record Report
Washington - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Ice Storm Warning , Avalanche Warning , Record Report
West Virginia - Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Wyoming - Special Statement , Record Report

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