Capitola, CA

5:00 PM PST on January 20, 2017 (GMT -0800)
New Brighton Middle School | | Change Station

Elev 0 ft 36.98 °N, 121.95 °W | Updated 4 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
49.7 °F
Feels Like 50 °F
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1.4
Wind Variable Wind from NW
Gusts 5.0 mph

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.41 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 4400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 8500 ft
Overcast 11000 ft
Windchill 50 °F
Dew Point 46 °F
Humidity 85%
Rainfall 1.49 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:17 AM 5:20 PM
Last Quarter, 40% visible
METAR KWVI 210053Z AUTO 26010KT 10SM SCT044 BKN085 OVC110 09/08 A2941 RMK AO2 PK WND 22032/0015 RAE41 SLP959 P0010 T00940078
Pressure 29.41 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 4400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 8500 ft
Overcast 11000 ft
Windchill 50 °F
Dew Point 46 °F
Humidity 85%
Rainfall 1.49 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:17 AM 5:20 PM
Last Quarter, 40% visible
METAR KWVI 210053Z AUTO 26010KT 10SM SCT044 BKN085 OVC110 09/08 A2941 RMK AO2 PK WND 22032/0015 RAE41 SLP959 P0010 T00940078

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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 7:31 AM PST Jan. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in the San Francisco Bay area has issued
a

* Flood Warning for...
southeastern Santa Cruz County in northern California...

* until 730 PM PST Friday

* at 727 am PST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
thunderstorms with heavy rain over the area. Currently there are
reports of flooding from Drew Lake along College Road and
Corralitos creek at Green Valley Road is rising rapidly. Heavy
rain is likely causing ponding and associated flooding in other
nearby locations.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Interlaken, Freedom, amesti, College Lake, Pinto Lake, Drew Lake,
Lake Tynan, Kelly Lake, and areas adjacent to the Pajaro river and
upstream of Watsonville. Salsipuedes creek may also experience
flooding if current runoff rates continue.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


Lat... Lon 3700 12182 3700 12174 3691 12163 3690 12163
      3690 12164 3689 12164 3692 12166 3690 12168
      3691 12171 3692 12170 3691 12174 3691 12175
      3689 12177 3689 12179


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Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning
Issued: 1:27 PM PST Jan. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from late Saturday night through
Sunday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of western California...
including the following areas... coastal North Bay including
Point Reyes National Seashore... East Bay hills and the Diablo
Range... East Bay interior valleys... mountains of San Benito
County and interior Monterey County including Pinnacles
National Monument... North Bay interior valleys... North Bay
mountains... northern Monterey Bay... northern Salinas
valley/Hollister Valley and Carmel Valley... San Francisco...
San Francisco Bay shoreline... San Francisco peninsula coast...
Santa Clara Valley including San Jose... Santa Cruz Mountains...
   Santa Lucia mountains and Los Padres National Forest...
southern Monterey Bay and Big Sur coast and southern Salinas
valley/Arroyo Seco and Lake San Antonio.

* From late Saturday night through Sunday afternoon

* periods of heavy rain on saturated soils will impact the region
from late Saturday night through Sunday afternoon. Additional
rainfall amounts from 0.75 to 1.5 inches are possible at lower
elevations with 2 to 4 inches across higher terrain.

* The primary impacts will be localized ponding of water on low
lying roadways with poor drainage... rapid rises on streams and
creeks with some likely exceeding bankfull... some river
flooding... and potential rock and mud slides. Recent burn
scars will also be susceptible to debris flows during periods
of intense rainfall.

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.




437 am PST Fri Jan 20 2017

... High surf warning remains in effect from noon today to 4 PM
PST Saturday...

* waves and surf... west swell increasing to 16 to 20 feet Friday
afternoon and as high as 24 to 28 feet Friday night and
Saturday. Swell period 14 to 15 seconds.

* Timing... Friday afternoon through Saturday

* impacts... large breaking waves... strong rip currents... and
sneaker waves.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf warning indicates that dangerous... battering wave
will pound the shoreline. This will result in very dangerous
swimming conditions... and deadly rip currents.




High Wind Watch
Issued: 12:51 PM PST Jan. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch in effect from Saturday evening through Sunday
morning...

The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a high
wind watch... which is in effect from Saturday evening through
Sunday morning.

* Timing... 11 PM Saturday evening until 10 am Sunday.

* Winds... sustained southerly winds from 40 to 50 mph with higher
gusts possible... .strongest near the coast and in the higher
terrain.

* Impacts... downed trees... limbs and powerlines will be
possible. Driving of high profile vehicles will be impacted as
well.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph... or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.




Small Craft Advisory, Gale Watch
Issued: 2:33 PM PST Jan. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Small Craft Advisory now in effect until 9 am PST Saturday...
... Gale watch in effect from late Saturday night through Sunday
morning...

The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a gale
watch... which is in effect from late Saturday night through
Sunday morning.

* Winds: westerly winds 15 to 25 kt through Saturday. Winds will
ease Saturday afternoon before possibly strengthening late
Saturday night into Sunday to 25 to 35 kt.

* Seas: west swell 20 to 23 ft at 18 seconds.

* See the coastal waters forecast (cwfmtr) or our marine Page at
http://weather.Gov/sanfrancisco/marine.Php for more details.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners... especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

A gale watch is issued when the risk of gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots has significantly increased... but the specific timing
and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to provide
additional lead time for mariners who may wish to consider
altering their plans.