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Post-Tropical Cyclone Hilary Local Statement Advisory Number 20
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA EP092023
215 AM PDT Mon Aug 21 2023
This product covers Southwest California
**ALL TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS HAVE BEEN CANCELED, BUT FLOODING RAIN
THREAT REMAINS INTO MONDAY**
* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
- All watches and warnings have been canceled
* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
* STORM INFORMATION:
- About 340 miles north of Avalon CA or about 300 miles north of
Los Angeles Airport CA
- 38.3N 117.9W
- Storm Intensity 35 mph
- Movement North or 355 degrees at 29 mph
Former Tropical Storm Hilary has weakened and become post-tropical.
While the winds associated with this system have gone below tropical
storm strength, prompting the warning cancelation, the threat for
flooding rains will continue into Monday morning over Los Angeles
and Ventura Counties. Locally gusty winds will also continue.
Activity will decrease through the day on Monday and into the
* FLOODING RAIN: Additional impacts from flooding rain are still a
concern through Monday morning across Los Angeles and Ventura
County, especially in and around the mountains. Remain well
guarded against dangerous flooding and stay off the roads and away
from creeks and washes.
* WIND: Wind gusts up to 25 to 35 mph will continue in some areas,
especially in the mountains through Monday morning, which can
cause power outages, road hazards, and blow over loose objects.
* SURGE: Little to no impacts are anticipated at this time across
* TORNADOES: Little to no impacts are anticipated at this time
across Southwest California.
* EVACUATIONS: RECOVERY PHASE - Do not enter evacuated areas until
officials have given the all clear to return.
* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION: Remain off roads unless absolutely
necessary, especially in the mountains and deserts. Be alert for
flooded roads which could be compromised or littered with debris.
Avoid travel until water levels subside and roads have been
cleared. Do not drive through places where flood waters cover the
road. Turn around, don't drown!
Do not attempt to return to evacuated areas until local authorities
have inspected roads and bridges and have given the all clear.
Hazards like downed power lines and trees, washed out roads,
continued flooding in low lying areas and non-functioning traffic
lights make travel difficult.
Do not go sightseeing within impacted communities. Sightseers
interfere with the emergency work of first responders.
* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:
- For information on appropriate preparations see ready.gov
- For information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.org
- For additional disaster preparedness information see redcross.org
As it pertains to this event, this will be the last local statement
issued by the National Weather Service regarding the effects of
tropical cyclone hazards upon the area. Flood Watches remain in
effect however, and continue to monitor weather.gov/LOX for the
latest weather information.