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Radar valid at 1145 pm PST, Jan 4th 2023

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Monterey CA-San Benito CA-Santa Clara CA-
541 PM PST Wed Jan 4 2023


* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected.

* WHERE...Portions of central California and northern California,
including the following counties, in central California, Monterey
and San Benito. In northern California, Santa Clara.

* WHEN...Until 1145 PM PST Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying
and flood-prone locations is imminent or occurring.

- At 541 PM PST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain. Flooding
is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the warned area.
Between 0.1 and 0.5 inches of rain have fallen.
- Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible in
the warned area.
- Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Salinas, Seaside, Monterey, Marina, Jamesburg, Tassajara Hot
Springs, Arroyo Seco, Big Sur Village, Lucia, Gorda, Soledad,
Greenfield, Pacific Grove, Gonzales, Carmel-By-The-Sea,
Carmel Valley Village, Sycamore Flat, Cachagua Near The Los
Padres Dam, Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park and San Clemente


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.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.


LAT...LON 3652 12195 3653 12193 3655 12193 3658 12198
3664 12193 3660 12189 3662 12185 3678 12180
3692 12153 3579 12098 3580 12135 3589 12147
3589 12146 3600 12150 3603 12158 3616 12168
3631 12190 3644 12193 3639 12190

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