... Flash Flood Watch for recent burn areas in effect from late
Thursday night through Friday morning...
The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of southwest California...
including the recent burn areas of ... Antelope Valley... Los
Angeles County mountains excluding the Santa Monica range... Los
Angeles County San Fernando Valley... Los Angeles County San
Gabriel valley... Santa Clarita valley... Santa Monica Mountains
recreational area... Ventura County coast and Ventura County
* From late Thursday night through Friday morning
* rain could become heavy at times late Thursday night with the
possibility of thunderstorms through Friday morning. Downpours
exceeding one-half inch per hour could lead to the first mud
and debris flows of the season near recent burn areas.
* Debris flows will be a threat as well... especially in and below
recently burned areas.
Flash flooding and debris flows will be a particular threat in
and below the recently burned areas.
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
Southern California residents... in or below the recently burned
areas are urged to take the steps necessary to protect their
property. Persons in the watch area should remain alert and
follow directions of emergency preparedness officials.