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California, San Bernardino County Mountains-Including The Mountain Top And Front Country Ranger Districts Of The San Bernardino National Forest

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 4:32 AM PST on January 22, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EST on January 23, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning now in effect from 8 am this morning to
6 PM PST Monday...

* snow levels... near 5500 feet early today... rising to around 6500
feet late this afternoon... then falling to 4500 feet late
tonight... and around 4000 feet on Monday.

* Winds... areas of south to winds strengthening to 25 to 35 mph
with gusts to 65 mph... becoming southwest to west 20 to 30 mph
with gusts to 60 mph for tonight and Monday. Damaging gusts to
90 mph near Mountain Ridge tops and along desert slopes for this
afternoon and early evening.

* Snow... developing Sunday... becoming heavy at times for this
afternoon and early evening with snow showers continuing
through Monday.

* Snow accumulations... 3 inches of more above 4000 feet... with 12
to 24 inches above 6000 feet... and locally 2 feet or more above
7000 feet.

* Visibility... near zero at times in snow... blowing snow... and
fog.

* Impacts... travel will be dangerous at times over the mountains
due to snow covered roads... strong winds and low visibility.
Dangerous cross winds expected for high profile vehicles.
Winds may cause structural damage and knock down trees and
power lines.

* Outlook... snow showers will continue at times for Monday night
and Tuesday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.





Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:01 AM PST on January 22, 2017

Expires 1:00 AM EST on January 24, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch now in effect from 10 am PST this morning
through Monday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of Southern California including the following
areas... San Bernardino and Riverside County valleys-the inland
Empire... apple and Lucerne valleys... Orange County coastal
areas... Orange County inland areas... San Bernardino County
mountains... San Gorgonio Pass near Banning and Santa Ana
Mountains and foothills... Riverside County mountains.

* From 10 am PST this morning through Monday evening

* heavy rain will occur at times from noon through early evening
today... mainly below 6500 feet. Periods of showers... some with
heavy rainfall will follow for tonight through Monday... mainly
below 4000 to 4500 feet. Rainfall rates could locally reach or
exceed one inch per hour. This will bring a risk of flash
flooding. Heavy rains over recent burn scars could result in
debris flows and mud slides. In the mountains... a warmer air
mass this afternoon will result in rising snow levels and
melting of snow below 6500 feet which will increase the risk of
flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Gale Warning

Statement as of 6:31 AM PST on January 22, 2017


... Gale Warning remains in effect until 9 PM PST this evening...

* winds... south winds 20 to 30 kt with gusts to 40 kt are
expected when winds are strongest.

* Seas... combined seas of 12 to 15 feet with periods around 10
seconds are expected when waves are largest.

See the coastal waters forecast (cwflox) for more details.

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 during gale conditions.




Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning
Arizona - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
California - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, High Surf Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning , High Surf Warning, Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory , Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Avalanche Warning , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Advisory , High Wind Warning
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Statement, Beach Hazard Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Wind Warning
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Massachusetts - Areal Flood Watch , High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Wind Advisory , Record Report
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Nebraska - Public Information Statement
Nevada - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Avalanche Warning , Public Information Statement
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Advisory , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory, Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory, High Wind Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
New Mexico - Winter Storm Watch
New York - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Watch , High Wind Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
North Carolina - Record Report
North Dakota - Special Statement
Ohio - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Oklahoma - Lake Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Oregon - High Surf Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Pennsylvania - Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory, Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Areal Flood Watch , High Wind Warning
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory
South Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory
Tennessee - Wind Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Virginia - Record Report
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
West Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
- Tornado Watch
- Marine Fog Advisory
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