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5:14 AM PST on February 20, 2017 (GMT -0800)
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Elev 10 ft 37.62 °N, 122.37 °W | Updated 18 minutes ago

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58 °F
Feels Like 58 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from SSW

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Pressure 29.87 in
Visibility 2.5 miles
Clouds Few 1800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3200 ft
Overcast 7500 ft
Dew Point 55 °F
Humidity 90%
Rainfall 0.78 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:52 AM 5:54 PM
Waning Crescent, 34% visible
METAR KSFO 201256Z 20011KT 2 1/2SM R28R/6000VP6000FT RA BR FEW018 BKN032 OVC075 14/13 A2987 RMK AO2 VIS 1 1/4V3 SLP115 P0005 T01440128 $
Pressure 29.87 in
Visibility 2.5 miles
Clouds Few 1800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3200 ft
Overcast 7500 ft
Dew Point 55 °F
Humidity 90%
Rainfall 0.78 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:52 AM 5:54 PM
Waning Crescent, 34% visible
METAR KSFO 201256Z 20011KT 2 1/2SM R28R/6000VP6000FT RA BR FEW018 BKN032 OVC075 14/13 A2987 RMK AO2 VIS 1 1/4V3 SLP115 P0005 T01440128 $

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Flood Warning
Issued: 3:53 AM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in the San Francisco Bay area
has issued a
* Flood Warning for
the Coyote creek near Edenvale
* from this evening until further notice
* at 03 am PST Monday the stage was... 8.7 feet
* minor flooding is forecast
* flood stage is 10.0 feet
* forecast to rise above flood stage by late this evening and
continue to rise to near 11.0 feet by late tonight. Additional
rises are possible thereafter.
* At 12.0 feet... moderate flooding possible along portions of Coyote
creek south of I-880.
* At 10.0 feet... minor localized flooding likely.


Lat... Lon 3745 12193 3739 12184 3723 12171 3722 12176
      3729 12186 3744 12196


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Those living, working, or recreating along or near the river should
prepare for flood conditions and be ready to move to higher ground.
Follow emergency official instructions.

Flooding can cause additional hazards like bank collapse and channel
erosion. Avoid areas adjacent to a flooding river. Do not let
children play near floodwaters... especially around culverts and storm
drains.

Do not drive through flood prone areas... low water crossings... or go
around barricades. The Road ahead may be undermined or washed out and
the water depth too great to allow your car to cross safely.

For the latest developments listen to NOAA Weather Radio or tune to
your local TV or radio station. Information can also be obtained from
the NWS website at www.Wrh.NOAA.Gov/mtr

The next statement will be issued by 9 am PST or sooner as conditions


Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 5:12 AM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... 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: 8:10 PM PST Feb. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

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

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

* Winds... sustained southerly winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45
mph Sunday night and Monday morning. Winds increasing to 20 to
30 mph Monday afternoon and evening with gusts to 50 mph. Winds
decrease late Monday night.

* 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.




Special Statement
Issued: 3:19 AM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Potent storm system and atmospheric river likely to result in
widespread flooding, strong winds and increased threat for
rock/mud slides, shallow landslides and potential debris flows in
hilly terrain and recent burn scar areas through today...

Rainfall and winds continue to increase in coverage and intensity
early this Monday morning and will continue to do so through this
afternoon. Rainfall will be heavy at times, especially in the
North Bay region and along the southwest facing coastal slopes
resulting in the potential for life-threatening flooding. If you
have experienced flooding at any time this winter season, either
near your home or on your daily commute, the potential exists for
additional flooding in these areas during the next 12 to 18
hours.

In addition, southerly winds will increase this afternoon and
result in a heightened threat for downed trees and power lines
with the potential for isolated to scattered power outages. The
combination of heavy rainfall and strong winds will also give way
to widespread rock/mud slides, shallow landslides and potential
debris flows in hilly terrain and recent burn scar areas.

Residents are urged to remain vigilant and encouraged to stay up-
to-date with the lastest weather information throughout the day.
Those taking to area roadways should also check the latest
information from the California Highway patrol and California
Department of Transportation for potential Road closures.
Remember, "turn around, don't drown" when encountering flooded
roadways. It is never safe to drive or walk into flood waters.


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319 am PST Mon Feb 20 2017

... Potent storm system and atmospheric river likely to result in
widespread flooding, strong winds and increased threat for
rock/mud slides, shallow landslides and potential debris flows in
hilly terrain and recent burn scar areas through today...

Rainfall and winds continue to increase in coverage and intensity
early this Monday morning and will continue to do so through this
afternoon. Rainfall will be heavy at times, especially in the
North Bay region and along the southwest facing coastal slopes
resulting in the potential for life-threatening flooding. If you
have experienced flooding at any time this winter season, either
near your home or on your daily commute, the potential exists for
additional flooding in these areas during the next 12 to 18
hours.

In addition, southerly winds will increase this afternoon and
result in a heightened threat for downed trees and power lines
with the potential for isolated to scattered power outages. The
combination of heavy rainfall and strong winds will also give way
to widespread rock/mud slides, shallow landslides and potential
debris flows in hilly terrain and recent burn scar areas.

Residents are urged to remain vigilant and encouraged to stay up-
to-date with the lastest weather information throughout the day.
Those taking to area roadways should also check the latest
information from the California Highway patrol and California
Department of Transportation for potential Road closures.
Remember, "turn around, don't drown" when encountering flooded
roadways. It is never safe to drive or walk into flood waters.


Rgass