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Beach Hazards Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service San Diego CA
137 AM PDT Wed May 23 2018


A long-period southerly swell will bring elevated surf and strong
rip currents to the beaches through Thursday.

San Diego County Coastal Areas-Orange County Coastal Areas-
137 AM PDT Wed May 23 2018


* Surf...3 to 6 feet, with sets to 7 feet north of Carlsbad.
  Isolated higher sets in Orange County.

* Timing...Through Thursday.

* Impacts...Strong rip currents, longshore currents and large
  surf will create hazardous swimming conditions.


A beach hazards statement is issued when threats such as strong
rip currents...elevated surf heights...minor tidal overflow...or
lightning are possible at local beaches.  Obey posted warning
signs and flags and talk to a lifeguard before swimming.  Use
caution when in or near the water and always swim near a



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
241 AM MDT Wed May 23 2018

Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
241 AM MDT Wed May 23 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Scattered thunderstorms will develop this afternoon and continue
through early evening across northeast Utah and northwest
Colorado, mainly areas north of I-70. Storms will favor higher
terrain with gusty outflow winds and lightning the primary
concerns. Elsewhere, partly to mostly sunny skies can be expected
with warmer temperatures than yesterday.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Dry conditions with warm, above normal temperatures will continue
through the weekend. Winds will increase on Saturday ahead of an
approaching storm system, leading to potential for critical fire
weather conditions. The chance for precipitation will slowly
increase late weekend into early next week as this storm system
affects the area, with isolated to scattered storms favoring
higher terrain at this time.


Spotter activation will not be needed.


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
424 AM MDT Tue May 22 2018

Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands-
Northwest Highlands-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
San Francisco River Valley-San Juan Mountains-Jemez Mountains-
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Lower Chama River Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Estancia Valley-
Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-Upper Tularosa Valley-
South Central Mountains-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-Union County-
Harding County-Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-
Quay County-Curry County-Roosevelt County-De Baca County-
Chaves County Plains-Eastern Lincoln County-Southwest Chaves County-
424 AM MDT Tue May 22 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central
New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A few strong storms are possible east of the Central Mountain Chain
this afternoon and evening. Wind gusts to between 45-55 mph, hail to
the size of nickels and frequent lightning are the primary threats.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Strong to potentially severe storms are likely Wednesday afternoon
and evening across the Eastern Plains.


Spotters are encouraged to report rainfall amounts and any flooding
through the National Weather Service Albuquerque web site at or by calling 1.888.386.7637.



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