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California, Santa Barbara County Mountains

Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 5:55 PM PDT on May 05, 2016

Expires 11:30 PM EDT on May 05, 2016


... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 830 PM PDT for
southeastern San Luis Obispo and north central Santa Barbara
counties...

At 545 PM PDT... Doppler radar continued to indicate a strong thunderstorm
producing heavy rain across the warned area... capable of flash flooding.
The focus of heaviest rainfall was currently across Highway 166 in the
Cuyama Valley and the Carrizo Plain in southeast San Luis Obispo County.

Doppler radar indicated rainfall rates between 1.0 and 1.5 inches per hour
with this strong thunderstorm. California Highway patrol reported heavy
water flowing down both lanes of Highway 166... near Highway 33.
In addition to flash flooding... this storm has a history of hail... gusty winds...
and frequent lightning.


Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...
Cuyama Valley...
Carrizo Plain...
and Highway 126

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property. Do not attempt to cross
swiftly flowing waters or waters of unknown depth by foot or by
automobile.


Lat... Lon 3510 11956 3509 11956 3509 11949 3508 11949
      3508 11947 3490 11947 3490 11946 3485 11949
      3488 11965 3510 11964


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