Storm Situation-Thursday to Friday
A potential big storm moving in heads up and plan for potential debris flow
Fire Chief Cheryl Goetz from Mid-Coast Fire Brigade · Palo Colorado Canyon
Showers end this morning in the North Bay. Next focus will be on storm due to arrive Thursday. More rain possible over the weekend.
*Impact 1 (Moderate to heavy rain for burn scar areas) :
•Rain is expected to develop Thursday and may be heavy for a time Thursday evening over the Loma and Soberanes Fire burn scars.
•Rain total forecast (QPF) will be fine tuned over the next few days but potential for 1-4 inches of rain over the highest peaks.
•Persons with property impacted by the fires should take action now to protect against potential debris flows or flash floods.
*Impact 2 (Rain for much of the Bay Area and Central Coast)
· Confidence increasing for rain Thursday through Friday morning that will likely impact the Thursday afternoon commute.
*Impact 3 (South winds):
· South winds from 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph will be possible Thursday into early Friday ahead of the frontal passage.
· No watches/warnings/advisories in effect at this time. Latest Hazardous Weather
· High for rainfall but only low to moderate for exact amounts and locations of rain on Thursday.
· Thursday afternoon into Thursday night for the heaviest rain turning to showers by Friday morning.
· Loma and Soberanes burn scars
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