Monday, February 21, 2005

Noah, we have a problem



FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CA UNTIL MON FEB 21 2005 06:15 PM PST. SIGNIFICANT FLASH FLOODING IS VERY POSSIBLE ANYWHERE IN THE WATCH AREA TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY SINCE THE GROUND IS ALREADY SATURATED AND WATER LEVELS IN STREAM CHANNELS ARE ALREADY HIGH. IN ADDITION... MANY HILLSIDES HAVE BEEN WEAKENED AND THE ADDITIONAL INTENSE RAINFALL HEIGHTENS CONCERN FOR MUDSLIDES AND DEBRIS FLOWS. THE MUDSLIDE POTENTIAL WILL BE HIGHEST IN AND BELOW THE RECENTLY BURNED AREAS... BUT ALL RESIDENTS LIVING ON OR NEAR HILLSIDES OR MOUNTAIN SLOPES SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR POSSIBLE MUDSLIDES AND DEBRIS FLOWS. MUDSLIDES... DEBRIS FLOWS OR ROCKSLIDES MAY OCCUR AT ANY TIME... EVEN DURING PERIODS WITH LITTLE OR NO RAIN FALLING.

FLOOD WATCH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA 1155 AM PST MON FEB 21 2005.




1 comment:

half said...

I blame the Reagan tax cuts. :)