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San Leandro Police Department
Tuesday January 15th, 2019 :: 07:28 p.m. PST

Advisory

Flash Flood Watch & High Wind Advisory for Wednesday and Thursday in Alameda County

The San Leandro Police Department’s Emergency Services Division, in conjunction with the AC Alert system are issuing an important message regarding a flash flood watch and high wind advisory for all of Alameda County beginning Wednesday and extending through Thursday.  A high wind warning, with gusts up to 50mph is also being issued for the East Bay Hills.

The National Weather Service forecasts rainfall totals up to 1.5 inches with potential thunderstorms.  This storm will likely increase ground saturation, and combined with high winds Wednesday night through Thursday morning, will increase the potential for downed trees, mudslides, power outages, and flooding of city streets.

Please follow storm updates by staying tuned to local media outlets.

Additional information may be found on the following websites:

• https://www.weather.gov/mtr/
• https://www.acgov.org/emergencysite/

ADDITIONAL WEATHER UPDATES WILL BE MADE AS NEW INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE
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PRESS RELEASE INFORMATION:

DATE / TIME OF RELEASE:  01/15/2019 – 1930 hours

INCIDENTS:  Severe Weather Warning – January 16-17
 
PRESS RELEASE OFFICER:  Lt. Robert McManus

TELEPHONE: (510) 577-3232

EMAIL: rmcmanus@sanleandro.org

Address/Location
San Leandro Police Department
901 E 14th St
San Leandro, CA 94577

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 510-577-2740

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