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City of Malibu Emergency Services
Tuesday January 15th, 2019 :: 02:18 p.m. PST


NWS forecasts peak rainfall intensity of .75 - 1.25 inches late this afternoon & evening (Jan 15) in #Malibu. Flash flood watch until 11PM

(TUES, JAN. 15, 2:20 PM) - The National Weather Service reports that the timing of the heavies rain of the storm currently impacting Malibu is delayed slightly, with peak rainfall intensity of .75 to 1.25 inches later this afternoon and this evening (Tues, Jan. 15). Flash flood watch in effect until about 11 PM for burn areas, with high chance of mud and debris flows and flooding. Peak rain rates could exceed 1” per hour near thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. Heaviest storm totals from southern SBA Co. eastward to LA Co. Waterspout or brief tornado possible; damaging thunderstorm winds >60 mph. The next storm late Wed-Thu will result in more widespread rainfall totals, and gust winds. Less intensity overall, but still a concern for mud and debris flows near recent burn scars. High surf advisory in effect, with dangerous rip currents and coastal erosion, and water quality advisory. See the detailed storm forecast presentation from NWS at

City of Malibu Emergency Services
23825 Stuart Ranch Rd
Malibu, CA 90265

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 310-456-2489

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