Tsunami Warning: Hundreds evacuating Half Moon Bay

Warning follows a major quake and tsunami in Japan.

Hundreds of cars jammed the roadside along Highway 35 as residents of Half Moon Bay and other nearby communities obeyed a voluntary evacuation warning in preparation for the tsunami's arrival at 8:08 a.m. today, according to KTVU.com.

KTVU also reports that San Mateo County officials had advised residents in the low-lying areas west of Highway 1 to move to ground east of the highway, according to the county's emergency alert system.

 Residents in the Linda Mar area of Pacifica were advised to evacuate to the east of Adobe Drive. Those in El Granada should evacuate to the east of Coronado Street, according to KTVU.

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