Flash-flood warning issued for portions of East County

San Diego County, CA

* Until 615 PM PDT.

* At 415 PM PDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.

HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Thunderstorms producing flash flooding.


IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses.

Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...
Hwy 78 Between Banner And S2, Julian, Hwy 78 Between S2
Borrego Springs Rd, Hwy S2 Between Hwy 79 And Hwy 78, Ranchita
Hwy 79 Between Julian And Lake Cuyamaca, Hwy S22 Between Ranchita
And Borrego Springs, Hwy S1 Between Lake Cuyamaca And MountLaguna, Hwy S2 Between Shelter Valley And Agua Caliente Hwy 79 Between Santa Ysabel And Warner Springs.


Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Be aware of your surroundings and do not drive on flooded roads.

Remain alert for flooding even in locations not receiving rain. Arroyos, streams, and rivers can become raging killer currents in a matter of minutes, even from distant rainfall.

In addition, an extreme heat advisory has been issued through Thursday for the San Diego County mountains. Residents are being urged to stay inside or shaded areas. Drink lots of water.

The National Weather Service warns that hot conditions up to 98 degrees will be present from noon Tuesday until Thursday at 8 p.m.

  • Stay inside or in shaded areas.
  • Drink lots of water.
  • If you feel sick from the heat, call 911.
  • Never leave young children or pets alone in vehicles.
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