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Date Released: 3/11/2011
Subject: Tsunami Warning Downgraded
Contact: Phillip Smith-Hanes
Case No#: N/A
Released By: Brenda Godsey

Location: Humboldt County

The tsunami warning for California and Oregon has been downgraded to an advisory by the West Coast/Alaska Warning Center. While the warning has been downgraded to an advisory, dangerous conditions continue to exist along the west coast, especially in the Crescent City area. An advisory means that a tsunami capable of producing strong currents and waves dangerous to persons in or very near the water. Citizens are discouraged from returning to low-lying coastal areas until the “all clear” has been issued.



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