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Gale Warning


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
823 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

PZZ673-676-271200-
/O.CON.KLOX.GL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150228T1100Z/
WATERS FROM PT. SAL TO SANTA CRUZ ISLAND CA AND WESTWARD 60 NM
INCLUDING SAN MIGUEL AND SANTA ROSA ISLANDS-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO
60 NM OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
823 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PST SATURDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT ARE
  EXPECTED WHEN WINDS ARE STRONGEST...ESPECIALLY FRIDAY.

* SEAS...COMBINED SEAS OF 8 TO 11 FEET WITH PERIODS AROUND 9
  SECONDS ARE EXPECTED WHEN WAVES ARE LARGEST...ESPECIALLY
  FRIDAY.

SEE THE COASTAL WATERS FORECAST (CWFLOX) FOR MORE DETAILS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. 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.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
822 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO SAN MATEO POINT CA OUT 60NM INCLUDING THE
CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

PZZ676-271200-
OUTER WATERS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND TO SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND TO 60 NM
OFFSHORE INCLUDING SAN NICOLAS AND SANTA BARBARA ISLANDS-
822 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH
GUSTS TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING N
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS
TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE...WINDS VARIABLE 10 KT OR LESS BECOMING
NW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS... BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. STRONGEST
NW OF SAN NICOLAS ISLAND. COMBINED SEAS 9 TO 12 FT DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT...BECOMING
W 15 TO 20 KT WITH LOCAL GUSTS TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 8 FT DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE
10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITH GUSTS TO 30 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 35 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
259 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

...GUSTY WINDS FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT...

.A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE SOUTH TOWARD CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA ON
FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. THIS WILL RESULT IN GUSTY WINDS ACROSS THE
SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA AS WELL AS PORTIONS OF THE MOJAVE DESERT.

CAZ523-271200-
/O.CON.KVEF.WI.Y.0003.150227T2100Z-150228T1000Z/
WESTERN MOJAVE DESERT-
INCLUDING...BARSTOW...DAGGETT...FORT IRWIN
259 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO 2 AM PST
SATURDAY...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM FRIDAY TO 2 AM PST
SATURDAY FOR NORTHWEST SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY.

* WINDS: WEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING: WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE DAY ON FRIDAY...BE
  STRONGEST IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN DECREASE
  EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS: BARSTOW...DAGGETT...FORT IRWIN...KRAMER JUNCTION...
   TRONA.

* IMPACTS: STRONG CROSSWINDS WILL MAKE FOR DIFFICULT DRIVING
  CONDITIONS ON AREA ROADS INCLUDING INTERSTATES 15 AND 40 AS
  WELL AS HIGHWAYS 58 AND 395. AREAS OF BLOWING SAND AND DUST
  ARE POSSIBLE RESULTING IN REDUCED VISIBILITY. ANY LOOSE
  OBJECTS OUTSIDE WILL BE BLOWN AWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT CROSSWINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE STRONG
ENOUGH TO MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES. IN ADDITION...STRONG WINDS OVER DESERT AREAS COULD RESULT
IN BRIEFLY LOWERED VISIBILITIES TO WELL UNDER A MILE AT TIMES IN
BLOWING DUST OR BLOWING SAND. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$


Winter Storm Watch


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
954 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

...A COLD STORM WILL CREATE HEAVY SNOW ABOVE 5000 FEET SATURDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.A COLD LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM DROPPING SOUTH ALONG THE WEST COAST
WILL CREATE PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS
FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. HEAVY SNOWFALL
COULD MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE THROUGH THE HIGHER
MOUNTAIN PASSES AT TIMES. THE SYSTEM WILL EXIT THE AREA ON
MONDAY.

CAZ055-056-058-271400-
/O.CON.KSGX.WS.A.0001.150301T0000Z-150303T0000Z/
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-RIVERSIDE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...BIG BEAR CITY...
BIG BEAR LAKE...LAKE ARROWHEAD...RUNNING SPRINGS...WRIGHTWOOD
954 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* SNOW LEVELS...INITIALLY AROUND 7000 FEET...FALLING TO 5500 FEET
  SATURDAY...DROPPING TO AROUND 4500 FEET SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

* TIMING...HEAVY SNOWFALL MORE LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 10 INCHES 5000 TO 6000 FT...6 TO 12
INCHES 6000 TO 7000 FT...10 TO 16 INCHES...LOCAL AMOUNTS TO 18
INCHES ABOVE 7000 FT.

* WINDS...WESTERLY GUSTS OF 50 TO 65 MPH AT TIMES. MAY CAUSE
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITY.

* IMPACTS...TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...CHAIN RESTRICTIONS
AND ROAD CLOSURES POSSIBLE AT TIMES.

* OUTLOOK...WINTRY WEATHER MAY EXTEND INTO TUESDAY. STAY TUNED TO
 LATER FORECASTS TO FINE TUNE THE EXPECTED CONDITIONS AND
AMOUNTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
315 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTER WEATHER WITH LOW SNOW LEVELS WILL AFFECT THE MOUNTAINS
THIS WEEKEND INCLUDING THE MAJOR MOUNTAIN PASSES...

.A COLD LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA LATE FRIDAY
AND PERSIST THROUGH MONDAY. THIS STORM SYSTEM COULD BRING SNOW TO
ELEVATIONS AS LOW AS 3500 FEET AND MIGHT AFFECT TRAVEL BOTH ON
THE I-5 AND I-14 SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

THIS IS A WATCH PRODUCT WHICH MEANS THAT AT THIS TIME THESE
WINTER CONDITIONS ARE JUST A POSSIBILITY...NOT A CERTAINTY.
PEOPLE PLANNING TRAVEL INTO OR THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS NEED TO BE
AWARE OF THE POTENTIAL FOR DANGEROUS WINTER WEATHER AND SEEK
UPDATES AS IT DEVELOPS. THIS STORM COULD CHANGE IN CHARACTER
BETWEEN NOW AND SATURDAY.

CAZ052>054-271030-
/O.CON.KLOX.WS.A.0001.150301T0000Z-150303T0000Z/
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SAN MARCOS PASS...
SAN RAFAEL WILDERNESS AREA...DICK SMITH WILDERNESS AREA...
LOCKWOOD VALLEY...MOUNT PINOS...ACTON...MOUNT WILSON...SANDBERG
315 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS...THE MOUNTAINS OF LOS ANGELES...VENTURA AND SANTA
  BARBARA COUNTIES.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...LIGHTNING AND POOR
  VISIBILITIES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 16 INCHES OF SNOW COULD FALL ACROSS
  ELEVATIONS ABOVE 5500 FEET BY MONDAY MORNING. LESSER
  ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE ABOVE 4000 FEET.

* TIMING...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP LATER FRIDAY NIGHT.
  THE CHANCE OF SHOWERS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THE DAY SATURDAY.
  SHOWERS WILL BE LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. SHOWER
  ACTIVITY SHOULD START TO DIMINISH LATER SUNDAY EVENING INTO
  MONDAY MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND LAST INTO SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COULD AFFECT TRAVEL ON THE I-5 AND THE I-14
  LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* VISIBILITIES...SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FOG COULD RESTRICT
  VISIBILITIES TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CHECK THE LATEST ROAD REPORTS BEFORE DEPARTING. KEEP AN EMERGENCY
KIT IN YOUR VEHICLE WHICH INCLUDES A FLASHLIGHT...FOOD AND
WATER...EXTRA CLOTHES AND BLANKETS...AND TIRE CHAINS.

&&

$$

MW


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
135 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

CAZ098-099-271330-
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
135 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE KERN COUNTY DESERT.

...GUSTY WINDS FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

* WINDS: WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH...ESPECIALLY JUST
  BELOW THE PASSES AND CANYONS...DURING FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: MOJAVE...EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE...ROSAMOND...
  RIDGECREST...INYOKERN AND CHINA LAKE.

* IMPACTS: IMPAIRED DRIVING AND STEERING ABILITY BECAUSE OF GUSTY
  CROSS WINDS.

* STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...OR YOUR FAVORITE NEWS
  SOURCE...FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY SIGNIFICANT OR
UNUSUAL CONDITIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

$$

BSO

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
600 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

CAZ034>041-044>046-051>054-059-087-088-547-548-271400-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-SANTA YNEZ VALLEY-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-CUYAMA VALLEY-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
ANTELOPE VALLEY-CATALINA ISLAND-SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY-
600 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE... TODAY AND TONIGHT

GALE WARNING WILL BE IN EFFECT LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT OR EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. EXPECT NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS TONIGHT. THERE WILL BE A HIGH RIP
RISK FOR THE VENTURA COUNTY BEACHES TODAY AS WELL.

* GALE WARNING...............SEE WHUS76 KLOX - MWWLOX FOR DETAILS *

* HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK......SEE FZUS56 KLOX - SRFLOX FOR DETAILS *

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN... FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THE GALE WARNING WILL CONTINUE INTO LATE FRIDAY NIGHT OR EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING. THERE WILL BE STRONGER GUSTS ON FRIDAY EVENING UP
TO 40 KNOTS FOR SOME LOCATIONS SOUTH OF POINT CONCEPTION FOR THE
OUTER WATERS. A WINTER STORM WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED VALID FROM
SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE MAIN IMPACTS WILL
BE THE LOWER SNOW LEVELS POSSIBLY BRINGING SOME WINTRY DRIVING
CONDITIONS TO THE I-5 CORRIDOR AND POSSIBLY HIGHWAY 14. THERE IS
ALSO A POSSIBILITY OF THUNDERSTORMS WHICH COULD CAUSE BRIEF PERIODS
OF HEAVY RAIN AND DEBRIS FLOW ACROSS RECENT BURN AREAS OF LOS
ANGELES AND VENTURA COUNTIES OR AT LEAST MINOR FLOODING. THERE WILL
BE ANOTHER CHANCE FOR WET WEATHER BY TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY AS WELL.

* WINTER STORM WATCH.........SEE WWUS46 KLOX - WSWLOX FOR DETAILS *

* GALE WARNING...............SEE WHUS76 KLOX - MWWLOX FOR DETAILS *

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

KAPLAN

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