National Weather Service issues a flood watch in Malibu Coast

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The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch in effect from 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 14 until 6 a.m. Thursday, March 16 for all LA County County except Antelope Valley. Extensive rainfall is expected as well as flooding of streets, rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. There may be mudslides and rockslides, especially in and near steep terrain.

FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING…

* WHAT…Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible.

* WHERE…Most of Los Angeles County except the Antelope Valley.

* WHEN…From 2 PM PDT this afternoon through Wednesday morning.

* IMPACTS…Heavy rain and excessive runoff may result in dangerous flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Extensive street flooding is likely. There may be mudslides and rockslides, especially in and near steep terrain.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…

– http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood