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Flash Flood Warning Issued For Woolsey Brush Fire Burn Area

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Latest water vapor image as of 10 a.m. Monday

A storm moving through the Central and South Coasts has triggered a Flash Flood Warning for the Woolsey brush fire burn area.

The warning was issued just before 10 a.m. Monday, and is in effect until about 12:30.  National Weather Service meteorologists say we could see locally heavy rainfall in the Santa Monica Mountains which could trigger debris flows.

As the main part of the system moved through Santa Barbara County Monday morning, it created some locally heavy rainfall at the time, at points reaching .50" an hour.  No evacuations were ordered, with the rainfall below thresholds which would create concerns about debris flows.

The bulk of the system is expected to move out of Ventura County by midday Monday, but showers will continue in the region through the rest of the day.