January 6, 2018 at 1:05 pm

Flood Watch


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Issued Zones:  All coast/metro areas south and west of the mountains … All mountain zones below 7000 FT surrounding those areas …

Site:  Southern California Weather Force has issued a Flood Watch effective now for later Monday into Tuesday …

Date:  1/6/18 at 12:00pm PT

Forecast: Major Pacific Storm NIKITA is arriving in the forecast area starting on Monday evening for Los Angeles westward through Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo County with southerly flow ahead of the main front.  The front will bring in extreme values of precipitation for flood risks has brought the system to a Category Five system on the one through six scale. 

The main front will come in overnight and finally adding in OC, IE, and San Diego forecast areas after midnight into early Tuesday morning before sunrise with flooding rains … The flood watch zone contains the risk of thunderstorms as well… in-which gusty winds may make it likely for severe thunderstorms to cross the region.  1-3″ of rain in the entire flood watch zone is likely with the Thomas Fire zones have over FOUR INCHES of rainfall … 

This flood watch includes all mountain areas below 7,000 FT as it will be all rain on the front … but snowfall at the end of the front with lighter accumulations are possible as the snow level drops to 4,000 – 5000 FT Tuesday morning after sunrise … Additional winter product may be needed to replace this flood watch in the mountains .. but for now the main front has too much warm air advection to have snowfall along it … 

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10 mile rule:  These alerts issued on this site means that within your zone and 10 miles from you will see the event forecast for.  You may or may not see the event but it means you are in the zone or 10 miles from where someone will.

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