Soledad, CA

10:45 PM PST on February 20, 2017 (GMT -0800)
Hastings-Finch Creek | | Change Station

Elev 1578 ft 36.38 °N, 121.57 °W | Updated 3 hours ago

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Pressure 30.10 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 900 ft
Mostly Cloudy 4200 ft
Overcast 7500 ft
Dew Point 51 °F
Humidity 85%
Rainfall 1.24 in
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6:46 AM 5:51 PM
Waning Crescent, 27% visible
SPECI KSNS 210613Z AUTO 14005KT 10SM FEW009 BKN042 OVC075 14/13 A3010 RMK AO2 T01390128
Pressure 30.10 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 900 ft
Mostly Cloudy 4200 ft
Overcast 7500 ft
Dew Point 51 °F
Humidity 85%
Rainfall 1.24 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:46 AM 5:51 PM
Waning Crescent, 27% visible
SPECI KSNS 210613Z AUTO 14005KT 10SM FEW009 BKN042 OVC075 14/13 A3010 RMK AO2 T01390128

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What may become known as the President’s Day Storm of 2017 barreled into the San Francisco Bay area on Monday morning. Heavy rains and localized flooding may develop across the region. High winds later Monday could bring down trees and cause widespread, prolonged power outages from the Bay Area toward Sacramento.

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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 10:16 PM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

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

* Flood Warning for...
southeastern Santa Clara County in northern California...
northwestern San Benito County in central California...

* until 1015 am PST Tuesday

* at 9:15 PM PST, stream gage reports indicated continued flooding on
the Pacheco creek near Dunneville. At 9:15 PM the water level on
the creek near Dunneville was 12.8 feet. Flooding begins around 10
feet. Streamflow forecasting suggests the creek may rise slightly
higher before midnight and then gradually recede for the remainder
of the night and into Tuesday morning.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Lovers Lane, Frazier Lake, soap/San Felipe Lake, and lower Pacheco
creek north of Hollister.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

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


Lat... Lon 3711 12127 3683 12127 3692 12152 3701 12150
      3701 12139 3710 12131



853 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

... The Flood Warning continues for
the Carmel river at Robles del Rio
* from late Monday evening until Tuesday afternoon
* at 08pm Monday the stage was 7.9 feet
* minor flooding is forecast
* flood stage is 8.5 feet
* forecast to rise above flood stage by late Monday evening and
continue to rise to near 10.8 feet by around midnight Monday
night.The river will then fall below flood stage by Tuesday morning.
* At 11.0 feet... Hacienda Carmel residential development levee is
threatened. Moderate flooding of Golf courses and low lying homes
along the entire Carmel river. Homes in the Carmel lagoon area
begin to experience moderate flooding.
* At 10.0 feet... south side of Highway 1 bridge access becomes
inundated and impassable. Many low lying homes threatened along
the entire Carmel river. Low lying homes near Camp steffani
experience substantial flooding and homes near Schulte Road in
danger of flooding. Homes surrounding the Carmel lagoon area are
in danger of flooding.
* At 8.5 feet... low lying homes from Camp steffani to below Robles
del Rio will begin to flood. Old odello ranch near Carmel begins to
flood. Homes along paso Hondo and dampierre park subject to
flooding.



Lat... Lon 3656 12193 3652 12176 3640 12154 3637 12167
      3649 12179 3652 12193




853 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

... Flood Warning continues for
the Salinas river near Spreckels
* from Tuesday evening until further notice
* at 08pm Monday the stage was 16.6 feet
* minor flooding is forecast
* flood stage is 23.0 feet
* forecast to rise above flood stage by Tuesday evening and continue
to rise to near 24.7 feet by around midnight Tuesday night.
* At 24.0 feet... the lowest areas of agricultural land along the
lower portions of the Salinas river will have significant flooding.
River Road will have moderate flooding. Spreckels Boulevard will
begin to flood.
* At 23.0 feet... a few homes near the Salinas river along The Reach
of the river gage will begin to flood. River Road near Spreckels
will have minor flooding.
* At 19.0 feet... lowland agricultural areas will have minor flooding.



Lat... Lon 3662 12185 3679 12179 3675 12161 3645 12123
     3636 12136


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

All those affected by river conditions should remain alert for rapid
changes and for possible forecast revisions.

The next statement will be issued by 3 am PST Tuesday or


Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 6:18 PM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

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

* urban and small stream flood advisory for...
northwestern Monterey County in central California...

* until 615 am PST Tuesday

* at 610 PM PST, Monterey County emergency management officials
reported continued flooding from the Santa Rita creek in the Bolsa
Knolls area of north Salinas. Evacuations have taken place in this
area. Periods of rain continue in this area and flooding will
likely continue through much of Monday night.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
areas along Santa Rita creek and Bolsa Knolls.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3674 12163 3672 12163 3672 12166 3674 12166



512 am PST Mon Feb 20 2017

... Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flood Watch continues 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 Park... 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.

* Through late tonight

* a prolonged period of moderate to heavy rainfall is anticipated
to fall on already saturated soils through Monday evening. This
will result in sharp rises on area creeks, streams and rivers and
will likely result in flooding.

* Impacts include enhanced runoff and associated flooding in low
lying areas and waterways, rising water levels and flooding on
area streams, creeks and rivers. Other impacts include increased
risk of rock/mud slides in steep terrain, downed trees and power
lines, and damaged to or washed out roadways.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.





Wind Advisory
Issued: 5:23 AM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 3 am PST Tuesday...

* timing... southeast winds increase through this morning.
Strongest southerly winds expected this afternoon and evening.
Winds diminish late tonight.

* Winds... sustained southerly winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45
mph. Winds increasing to 20 to 30 mph this afternoon and evening
with gusts to 50 mph.

* Impacts... gusty winds will make driving difficult especially
for drivers of high profile vehicles. Saturated soils will
also contribute to an increased risk of downed trees and
powerlines.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that wind gusts of at least 45 mph are
expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...
especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution. Winds
this strong combined with saturated soils can result in downed
trees and power outages.




Gale Warning
Issued: 9:09 PM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Gale Warning remains in effect until 6 am PST Tuesday...

* winds: southerly winds 25 to 35 kt... with gusts to 40 kt
through tonight.

* Seas: combined seas 9 to 14 ft dominant period 16 seconds.

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 prior to the onset of gale conditions.