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The Consulate General in San Francisco advices its visitors on severe weather condition from today 12/10 at night into Friday 12/12

The National Weather Service has issued the below Severe Weather Warning for Northern California beginning Wednesday, December 10th through Friday, December 12th.

“A wet and windy storm is expected to bring significant rain and snow to interior Northern California Wednesday night into Friday.  Rainfall totals with this storm ... are currently projected to range from 1 to 4 inches in urban areas... heavy rain with this upcoming storm will therefore result in minor flooding of low lying and poorly drained areas. This storm is also forecast to produce strong and potentially damaging winds...widespread wind gusts of up to 50 mph are likely and local wind gusts of up to 70 mph are possible near the coast and in the hills. Wind speeds of this magnitude will topple trees and bring down power lines. Widespread power outages are likely.”

Detailed information can be found at the NWS website. http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=38.58167&lon=-121.49333#.VIdN2Gfwt9B

We kindly advise everyone to please drive carefully and be prepared for heavy traffic and detours especially during commute hours. In this sense, if not necessary we strongly recommend to our visitors not coming to San Francisco until Monday 12/15.

 
For more information on preparedness for emergencies in the Bay Area please visit: http://alert.511.org/

Please take into account that depending on the aforementioned weather circumstances, the Consulate may be closed tomorrow.



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