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Flash Flood Warning Issued For Burn Areas

03/22/2010 05:12 am 05:12:01 | Updated May 25, 2011

Flash Flood Warning Issued By the NWS:

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OXNARD HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
THE STATION...SANTA ANITA...AND MORRIS BURN AREAS IN CENTRAL LOS
ANGELES COUNTY

* UNTIL 630 PM PST

* AT 340 PM PST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN OVER THE BURN AREA...WITH MORE SIGNIFICANT
RAIN EXPECTED TO PUSH INTO THE REGION THROUGH 430 PM THEN RAINFALL
WILL DIMINISH.

* RAIN GAGE REPORTS INDICATE THAT RATES HAVE EXCEEDED BOTH ONE AND
THREE HOUR RAINFALL THRESHOLDS THAT SHOULD PRODUCE DEBRIS FLOWS.
ALTHOUGH THE RAIN MAY TAPER OFF BY 500 PM...STORM RUNOFF WILL
CONTINUE THE THREAT FOR DEBRIS FLOWS UNTIL 630 PM PST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RESIDENTS AND MOTORISTS IN AND BELOW RECENTLY BURNED AREAS SHOULD BE
ALERT TO FLASH FLOODING AND DEBRIS FLOWS WHICH MAY BLOCK ROADS AND
CULVERTS.

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