Alert: Flash Flood Warning issued January 31 at 11:34AM PST expiring January 31 at 2:30PM PST by NWS Los Angeles/Oxnard CA

Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
Issued: 2016-01-31T11:34:47-08:00
Expires: 2016-01-31T14:30:00-08:00
WEA Text: Flash Flood Warning this area til 2:30 PM PST. Avoid flood areas. Check local media. -NWS
Description: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OXNARD HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
NORTHWESTERN VENTURA COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA…
SOUTHEASTERN SANTA BARBARA COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA…

* UNTIL 230 PM PST

* AT 1126 AM PST…MODERATE RAIN IS FALLING ACROSS THE WARNED
AREA…AND MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN IS APPROACHING THE AREA FROM THE
WEST. RAIN RATES OF ONE THIRD TO ONE HALF OF AN INCH PER HOUR ARE
CURRENTLY FALLING…WITH RATES UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN PER HOUR
EXPECTED AS THE MAIN FRONTAL BAND MOVES THROUGH IN THE NEXT ONE TO
THREE HOURS. FLASH FLOODING IS LIKELY TO OCCUR…ESPECIALLY IN THE
SOLIMAR BURN AREA. MUD AND DEBRIS FLOWS ARE LIKELY IN THE BURN
AREA…AND MAY AFFECT RESIDENCES IN AND AROUND THE AREA
AS WELL AS TRAVEL ON PACIFIC COAST HIGHWAY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
CARPINTERIA…VENTURA… OJAI… SANTA PAULA…RINCON POINT…LA
CONCHITA…SUMMERLAND…TOPATOPA PEAK…LAKE CASITAS…MEINERS
OAKS…HIGHWAY 33 BETWEEN WHEELER SPRINGS AND ROSE VALLEY ROAD…
SOLIMAR BEACH…THE SOLIMAR BURN AREA AND THE PACIFIC COAST
HIGHWAY NEAR SOLIMAR.
Instruction: A FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR A RECENT BURN AREA MEANS THAT FLOODING AND
DEBRIS FLOWS ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. RESIDENTS LIVING IN OR
IMMEDIATELY DOWNSTREAM SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT
LIFE AND PROPERTY. QUICKLY MOVE AWAY FROM THE BURN AREA ONLY IF IT
IS SAFE TO DO SO…OTHERWISE SHELTER IN PLACE AND MOVE TO A SECOND
STORY OR THE HIGHEST LOCATION IN YOUR HOME TO STAY OUT OF THE PATH
OF FAST-MOVING WATER AND DEBRIS FLOWS.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Santa Barbara; Ventura

Message Identifier: NWS-141029-1160578-1104665
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings