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Latest Storm Information - 12/03/2014 at 7:30 am

Latest Storm Information - 12/03/2014 at 7:30 am

The following information is being distributed by the Azusa Police Department for the current rain event for December 3rd, 2014. 

To stay current with localized news and information, visit our website Additionally, you can follow the hashtags #ColbyFire and #LARain on Twitter.

As of December 3rd at 6 am, here is the latest from the National Weather Service…

There will be periods of showers across the entire forecast area. However, by late this afternoon and evening another shot of rain will approach Los Angeles County, bringing the possibility of mud and debris flows. Rain should turn to showers overnight. Main areas of concern will include the Colby, Williams and Powerhouse burn areas.

Between Thursday through next Tuesday, there will be a slight chance for showers Friday night into Saturday morning for portions of the forecast area.

Weather Spotters are encouraged to report significant weather conditions according to standard operating procedures.

Flash Flood Watch

As of December 3 at 6:22 am, the Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 4 am on Thursday, December 4th, 2014.

Flooding is possible later this afternoon and evening through the overnight hours in and around the recent burn areas of Los Angeles County.

A moist southwesterly flow associated with a dynamic upper low system just off the coast of San Francisco will continue to bring periods of off and on showers across Los Angeles County, through early this afternoon. There will be an increasing chance of rain later this afternoon through at least the evening hours and possibly into early Thursday morning.

Hourly rainfall rates will be between one quarter and one half inch. Rainfall of this intensity and duration has the potential to bring dangerous flash flooding with damaging mud and debris flows to the recent burn areas.

Rainfall rates of one half inch per hour are possible which could produce damaging mud and debris flows in and near recent burn areas.

Residents near the recent burn areas should be prepared for significant mud and debris flows. Residents are urged to take the steps necessary to protect their property. Persons in the watch area should remain alert and follow directions of emergency preparedness officials.

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Next Update

Emergency Operations Center personnel will be meeting with various local officials this morning to coordinate information and plans, as well as to receive the latest forecast. This meeting will determine the appropriate action to be taken for the duration of this event.


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