AT 5:27 pm THIS EVENING THE NWS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR THE BIG SUR RIVER. THE RIVER IS AT 9.25 FT AND FLOOD STAGE IS CONSIDERED 10 FT. WITH MORE SHOWERS EXPECTED, IT IS LIKELY THE RIVER WILL REACH FLOOD STAGE BEFIRE IT BEGINS TO RECEDE.
PLEASE NOTIFY ALL AFFECTED PERSONNEL AND TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS.
Monterey County OES
Reports from locals indicate that the river is flowing quite fast and carrying some rather astonishingly large trees. One friend near the river has evacuated, others are keeping an eye out on the levels. Fortunately, many k-rails from the winter of 2008 are still in place. BE SAFE!!