071  
FSUS46 KLOX 021452  
QPSLOX  
 
QUANTITATIVE PRECIPITATION FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA  
741 AM PDT WED MAY 02 2018  
 
PRECIPITATION FORECASTS IN INCHES ARE PROVIDED IN 3-HOUR  
INCREMENTS UNTIL 1700 FOLLOWED BY 6-HOUR INCREMENTS UNTIL 0500.  
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES COVER UP TO 0500 ON DAY 1 ONLY.  
 
LIGHT RAINFALL AMOUNTS GREATER THAN ZERO BUT LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN  
INCH ARE SHOWN AS LGT.  
 
THE DISCUSSION COVERS THE PERIOD FROM: WED MAY 02 2018 THROUGH WED MAY 09 2018.  
 

 
05-08 08-11 11-14 14-17 | 17-23 23-05  
 
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY...  
 
LSRC1:CAMBRIA X.X LGT 0.0 0.0 | 0.0 0.0  
SMRC1:SANTA MARGARITA X.X LGT 0.0 0.0 | 0.0 0.0  
NIPC1:LOPEZ LAKE X.X LGT 0.0 0.0 | 0.0 0.0  
 
SLO: PEAK 1-HR RATES: CST/VLY 0.01 FTHLS/MTNS 0.01  
EXPECTED TO OCCUR BETWEEN 0800-1100  
CHANCE THUNDERSTORMS: NO  
 

 
05-08 08-11 11-14 14-17 | 17-23 23-05  
 
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY...  
 
SIYC1:SANTA MARIA CITY X.X LGT 0.0 0.0 | 0.0 0.0  
SBTC1:SANTA BARBARA POTRERO X.X 0.0 LGT LGT | LGT 0.0  
GBRC1:GIBRALTAR DAM X.X 0.0 0.0 0.0 | 0.0 0.0  
SMCC1:SAN MARCOS PASS X.X 0.0 0.0 0.0 | 0.0 0.0  
SBFC1:SANTA BARBARA COUNTY BUILDING X.X 0.0 0.0 0.0 | 0.0 0.0  
 
SBA: PEAK 1-HR RATES: CST/VLY 0.01 FTHLS/MTNS 0.01-0.10  
EXPECTED TO OCCUR BETWEEN 1100-1700  
CHANCE THUNDERSTORMS: NO  
 

 
05-08 08-11 11-14 14-17 | 17-23 23-05  
 
VENTURA COUNTY...  
 
FGWC1:FAGAN CANYON X.X 0.0 LGT LGT | 0.0 0.0  
HRCC1:HOPPER CANYON X.X LGT LGT LGT | LGT 0.0  
MTDC1:MATILIJA DAM X.X 0.0 LGT LGT | 0.0 0.0  
VTUC1:VENTURA COUNTY GOVT CENTER X.X 0.0 0.0 0.0 | 0.0 0.0  
MORC1:MOORPARK COUNTY YARD X.X 0.0 0.0 0.0 | 0.0 0.0  
CRXC1:CIRCLE X RANCH X.X 0.0 0.0 0.0 | 0.0 0.0  
 
VTU: PEAK 1-HR RATES: CST/VLY 0.01-0.10 FTHLS/MTNS 0.01-0.10  
EXPECTED TO OCCUR BETWEEN 1100-1700  
CHANCE THUNDERSTORMS: NO  
 

 
05-08 08-11 11-14 14-17 | 17-23 23-05  
 
LOS ANGELES COUNTY...  
 
WFKC1:WEST FORK HELIPORT (MT WILSON) X.X LGT LGT LGT | LGT 0.0  
BDDC1:BIG DALTON DAM X.X LGT LGT LGT | LGT 0.0  
PCDC1:PACOIMA DAM X.X LGT LGT LGT | 0.0 0.0  
FLTC1:LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE X.X LGT LGT LGT | 0.0 0.0  
SAUC1:SAUGUS X.X LGT LGT LGT | 0.0 0.0  
CQT :LOS ANGELES DOWNTOWN (USC) X.X LGT LGT LGT | 0.0 0.0  
MLUC1:BIG ROCK MESA X.X LGT LGT LGT | 0.0 0.0  
 
LAC: PEAK 1-HR RATES: CST/VLY 0.01-0.10 FTHLS/MTNS 0.01-0.10  
EXPECTED TO OCCUR BETWEEN 1100-1700  
CHANCE THUNDERSTORMS: NO  
 

 
 
DISCUSSION: LIGHT DRIZZLE OR SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING.  
SHOWERS OR A THUNDERSTORM WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE MOUNTAINS THIS  
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WITH NORTHERLY FLOW ALOFT, ANY OF THESE CELLS  
COULD DRIFT SOUTHWARD INTO THE URBAN AREAS...MAINLY OVER VENTURA OR  
LOS ANGELES COUNTIES. MOST AREAS WILL NOT SEE MEASURABLE RAIN, BUT  
TOTALS WILL BE HIGHLY VARIABLE FOR AREAS THAT DO RECEIVE RAIN, WITH  
TOTALS RANGING FROM A FEW HUNDREDTHS AND UP TO 0.50 INCHES. RAINFALL  
RATES WILL BE HIGHLY VARIABLE AS WELL, WITH MOST RAINY AREAS BELOW  
0.10 INCHES PER HOUR, BUT ONE LOCATION OR TWO COULD SEE 0.25 TO 0.33  
INCHES PER HOUR UNDER THE HEAVIEST SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM. A FEW  
INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE OR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 6500 FEET.  
PRECIPITATION WILL TAIL OFF BY LATER THIS EVENING, THEN DRY  
CONDITIONS WILL FOLLOW THROUGH AT LEAST THE WEEKEND.  
 

 
 
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