Flash Flood Warning Expires for Southeastern San Diego County

A flash flood warning issued for southeastern San Diego County Tuesday afternoon has expired.

The National Weather Service had issued the warning until 5:45 p.m. for the region.

Radar showed thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the Mount Laguna area just before 2 p.m.

Nearly a half an inch of rain was reported in the 15 minutes before the warning was issued at 1:51 p.m.


Locations that may have been most likely to be affected were:

  • Mount Laguna
  • Interstate 8 Between Pine Valley and Boulevard
  • Cuyamaca Rancho State Park
  • Interstate 8 Between Boulevard and Imperial County line
  • Hwy S2 between Shelter Valley and Agua Caliente
  • Hwy S1 between Lake Cuyamaca and Mount Laguna
  • Pine Valley
  • Boulevard
  • Hwy S2 between Agua Caliente and Canebrake
  • Lake Morena
  • Campo
  • Descanso

Anyone in those areas was advised to move to higher ground. 

NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap described the thunderstorm as nearly stationary. 

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