El Segundo, CA

6:14 PM PST on January 20, 2017 (GMT -0800)
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Elev 125 ft 33.94 °N, 118.41 °W | Updated 21 minutes ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
54 °F
Feels Like 54 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from West
Gusts 38 mph

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.48 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2000 ft
Scattered Clouds 2900 ft
Mostly Cloudy 9000 ft
Dew Point 47 °F
Humidity 77%
Rainfall 1.61 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:57 AM 5:12 PM
Last Quarter, 39% visible
METAR KLAX 210153Z 27028G33KT 10SM FEW020 SCT029 BKN090 12/08 A2948 RMK AO2 PK WND 27036/0114 SLP981 T01220083 $
Pressure 29.48 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2000 ft
Scattered Clouds 2900 ft
Mostly Cloudy 9000 ft
Dew Point 47 °F
Humidity 77%
Rainfall 1.61 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:57 AM 5:12 PM
Last Quarter, 39% visible
METAR KLAX 210153Z 27028G33KT 10SM FEW020 SCT029 BKN090 12/08 A2948 RMK AO2 PK WND 27036/0114 SLP981 T01220083 $

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High Surf Warning, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory
Issued: 12:48 PM PST Jan. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory remains in effect until 10 PM PST this
evening...
... High surf warning remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to
6 am PST Sunday...
... Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect from 3 am Saturday to
6 am PST Sunday...

* coastal flooding... a combination of large wave runup and high
tide early Saturday morning will lead to an increased risk of
minor coastal flooding of low lying areas such as beach
parking lots and campgrounds.

* Surf... surf of 4 to 8 feet today will build to 10 to 16 feet by
tonight through Saturday. The surf will slowly diminish Sunday
through Tuesday... but will remain above high surf thresholds.

* Impacts... the large surf will likely cause additional beach
erosion and could potentially damage coastal structures... such
as piers. Strong rip currents that will create a risk of ocean
drowning. Sneaker waves can suddenly overrun previously dry
beaches and jetties. Minor coastal flooding of beach parking
lots... walkways and campgrounds is possible... especially
around the times of high tide.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high surf warning means that large and battering surf could
damage coastal structures and will make swimming and rock jetties
very dangerous.

A high surf advisory means that high surf and rip currents will
make swimming and rock jetties dangerous.

Remember... swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current
remain calm. Don't fight the current. Swim in a direction
following the shoreline. When out of the current... swim back to
shore. If tired... float or tread water until out of the rip
current. If unable to escape... face the shore and call or wave
for help.

A coastal Flood Advisory means that minor and shallow flooding is
occurring or imminent. Avoid low-lying coastal areas... especially
during high tides.







Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:01 PM PST Jan. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 am PST Saturday...

* winds and timing... west winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts between 40
and 50 mph will continue through late tonight before
diminishing.

* Impacts... gusty winds will make driving difficult... especially
for drivers of high profile vehicles. Since the soils are
wet... there is a heightened potential for downed trees.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

When driving... use extra caution. Be prepared for sudden gusty
cross winds.





Special Statement
Issued: 7:11 AM PST Jan. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Threat of strong thunderstorms with potential for locally
damaging wind gusts... heavy downpours... small hail... and isolated
waterspouts today across southwest California...

A strong upper level jet stream combined with increasing
instability will bring a chance of thunderstorms today across
southwest California... especially this afternoon. The greatest
threat of thunderstorms will be across Ventura and Los Angeles
counties as well as the adjacent coastal waters. Some of these
thunderstorms could be strong... with the main threats being
locally damaging winds that could down trees and power lines as
well as brief heavy downpours causing localized roadway flooding.
In addition... any thunderstorm that develops today will be capable
of producing small hail and dangerous cloud to ground
lightning... including beach areas.

Conditions are also favorable for isolated waterspouts across
the coastal waters... especially south of Ventura. Remember that
waterspouts do have the potential to come ashore as weak tornados
across coastal communities. The threat of strong thunderstorms
is expected to diminish by tonight.


Gomberg/jld

711 am PST Fri Jan 20 2017

... Threat of strong thunderstorms with potential for locally
damaging wind gusts... heavy downpours... small hail... and isolated
waterspouts today across southwest California...

A strong upper level jet stream combined with increasing
instability will bring a chance of thunderstorms today across
southwest California... especially this afternoon. The greatest
threat of thunderstorms will be across Ventura and Los Angeles
counties as well as the adjacent coastal waters. Some of these
thunderstorms could be strong... with the main threats being
locally damaging winds that could down trees and power lines as
well as brief heavy downpours causing localized roadway flooding.
In addition... any thunderstorm that develops today will be capable
of producing small hail and dangerous cloud to ground
lightning... including beach areas.

Conditions are also favorable for isolated waterspouts across
the coastal waters... especially south of Ventura. Remember that
waterspouts do have the potential to come ashore as weak tornados
across coastal communities. The threat of strong thunderstorms
is expected to diminish by tonight.


Gomberg/jld