001  
WWUS86 KLOX 210818  
SPSLOX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OXNARD CA  
1218 AM PST WED FEB 21 2024  
 
CAZ347>351-210915-  
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTHWESTERN COAST CA-  
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTHEASTERN COAST CA-SANTA YNEZ VALLEY CA-  
SANTA YNEZ MOUNTAINS WESTERN RANGE CA-  
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY INLAND CENTRAL COAST CA-  
1218 AM PST WED FEB 21 2024  
 
...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT CENTRAL SANTA BARBARA COUNTY  
THROUGH 115 AM PST...  
 
AT 1215 AM PST, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING SCATTERED HEAVY SHOWERS  
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 8 MILES SOUTH OF REFUGIO STATE BEACH TO  
HIGHWAY 101 THROUGH GAVIOTA STATE PARK. MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 10  
MPH.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL. WHILE NOT  
IMMEDIATELY LIKELY, THERE IS A SMALL CHANCE FOR A WEAK  
TORNADO TO FORM WITH THIS ACTIVITY.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...GUSTY WINDS COULD KNOCK DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOW AROUND  
UNSECURED OBJECTS. MINOR HAIL DAMAGE TO VEGETATION IS  
POSSIBLE.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
SANTA BARBARA...  
HIGHWAY 101 THROUGH GAVIOTA STATE PARK...  
ISLA VISTA...  
REFUGIO STATE BEACH...  
EL CAPITAN STATE BEACH...  
GOLETA...  
HOPE RANCH...  
AND SANTA BARBARA AIRPORT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
IF OUTDOORS, CONSIDER SEEKING SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3455 12015 3446 11973 3440 11973 3442 11978  
3442 11984 3441 11985 3441 11988 3444 11993  
3444 11996 3447 12004 3446 12010 3447 12013  
3447 12026  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0815Z 221DEG 7KT 3435 12013 3446 12023  
 
MAX HAIL SIZE...0.25 IN  
MAX WIND GUST...50 MPH  
 

 
 
LUND/COHEN  
 
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