Hazardous Weather Outlook for Point Reyes National Seashore Issued for the Weekend of March 5, 2016

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Date: March 4, 2016
Contact: John Dell'Osso, 415-464-5135

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook including high winds and heavy rains. A series of systems will move through this region and include the following areas of concern:

Winds: A wind advisory is in effect for the SF Bay Area for Saturday afternoon and evening. Many locations could see gusts to near 40 MPH with some higher peaks and coastal areas exceeding 50 MPH.

Rain: multiple rounds of rain are forecast with the greatest amounts expected for Saturday afternoon through the evening along with Sunday evening into Monday morning. Heavy rain and strong winds could lead to local road flooding and closures, downed trees and power outages.

Additional rainfall is anticipated for the middle and later part of next week.

For additional safety tips, visit our website at https://www.nps.gov/pore/planyourvisit/beaches.htm#beachsafety.

Be sure to always have your eyes on the ocean.

-NPS-



Last updated: March 5, 2016

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Mailing Address:

1 Bear Valley Road
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

Phone:

(415) 464-5100
This number will initially be answered by an automated attendant, from which one can opt to access a name directory, listen to recorded information about the park (i.e., directions to the park; visitor center hours of operation; weather forecast; fire danger information; shuttle bus system status; wildlife updates; ranger-led programs; seasonal events; etc.), or speak with a ranger. Please note that if you are calling between 4:30 pm and 10 am, park staff may not be available to answer your call.

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