Heavy Storm Sweeps San Diego

A heavy storm hit San Diego Friday, bringing rains, strong winds and high surf along with it. Here are some photos from around the county of this much-needed rain storm.

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Teresa Klein
A tree in Mira Mesa's Viking Park was blown down during the heavy rain storm on Feb. 28, 2014. This photo was sent in by NBC 7 viewer Teresa Klein.
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Lifeguards closed Ocean Beach Pier on on March 2, 2014 due to high surf.
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Officials issued a health warning at Coronado and the Silver Strand due to sewage contamination on March 1, 2014.
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Colleen
Mt. Laguna got a smattering of snow on March 1, 2014. NBC 7 viewer Colleen said it was about enough to make one snowball, if you hurried.
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Waves reached up to 15 feet in some spots of Ocean Beach on March 2, 2014.
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A car zooms through a large puddle in San Diego during its heavy winter storm.
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Waters roll up to the bottom of Ocean Beach Pier on March 2, 2014.
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The storm brought some flooding around the county.
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Trucks drive through flooded roads in the South Bay on Mar. 1. 2014.
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Persistent rain continued throughout the county on Mar. 1, 2014.
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This tree was uprooted onto car near El Camino Real and W. Vista Way in Oceanside/Carlsbad. Photo submitted by NBC 7 viewer.
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Greg Bledsoe
The strong winds took out these branches on a large tree near West Mission Bay Dr. heading into Mission Beach on Friday.
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Omari Fleming
A tree comes crashing down due to high winds amid the storm, landing on a storage building on Scripps Ranch Blvd.
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Artie Ojeda
A construction truck drives through flooded Country Club Dr. in the North County following some heavy rainfall.
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Artie Ojeda
As of 11:40 a.m. Friday, Palomar Mountain had been getting a good soaking: 3.71 inches of persistent rain had fallen, easily the most in the county. Also, the area was seeing some minor rock slides.
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Greg Bledsoe
Along with rain, came very strong winds at local beach communities, including Pacific Beach where many palm tree branches were scattered throughout the streets and on top of cars.
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Matt Rascon
Strong gusts knocked down a large branch outside the NBC 7 studio as a storm moved in on Feb. 28, 2014.
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Matt Rascon
In a South San Diego neighborhood, power poles were standing but the wind cut the power lines across five poles on Feb. 28, 2014. SDG&E workers were shutting down the system so workers can get in there to make repairs.
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Marianne Kushi
Strong gusts knocked down a large branch outside the NBC 7 studio as a storm moved in on Feb. 28, 2014.
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Greg Bledsoe
Along with rain, came very strong winds at local beach communities, including Pacific Beach where many palm tree branches were scattered throughout the streets and on top of cars.
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A Mission Beach business owner prepares his shop for the rain storm.
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High surf also accompanied the rain and storm rolling into San Diego on Feb. 28, 2014.
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ncy5000/Instagram
My obsession with rainy streets and powerlines continues. #rain #rainyday #sandiego #igerssandiego #palmtrees #powerlines #sandiegogram #southpark
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A tree was blown down during the heavy rain storm (Mira Mesa Viking park). Please stay safe out there! #sandiegogram #rainstorm #sandiego #sandiegorainyday
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Out my window. #rain #rainyday #sandiego #sandiegogram #igerssandiego #palmtree #sandiegolife
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A trash can lid gets swept away in the wind and rain at Mission Beach.
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High surf accompanied the wet weather at local beaches on Feb. 28, 2014.
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A bulldozer clears the road of debris following persistent rain fall at Palomar Mountain on Feb. 28, 2014.
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High surf accompanied the wet weather at local beaches on Feb. 28, 2014.
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High surf accompanied the wet weather at local beaches on Feb. 28, 2014.
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High winds knocked down this strawberry stand in Cardiff-by-the-Sea Friday.
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Commuters faced slick, wet roads Friday as the storm rolled in.
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Commuters faced slick, wet roads Friday as the storm rolled in.
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Monica Dean
In Scripps Ranch, the winds knocked down this porta-potty.
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Solomon Lu
The strong winds caused this gate arm to become caught on the wires above at the intersection of Sampson and Harbor near the Naval Base in San Diego on Feb. 28, 2014.
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Solomon Lu
The strong winds caused this gate arm to become caught on the wires above at the intersection of Sampson and Harbor near the Naval Base in San Diego on Feb. 28, 2014.
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Tyra Hooper
Winds caused this large tree to fall to the ground in Mira Mesa Friday amid the storm.
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Tyra Hooper
Winds caused this large tree to fall to the ground in Mira Mesa Friday amid the storm.
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Tyra Hooper
Winds caused this large tree to fall to the ground in Mira Mesa Friday amid the storm.
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Tyra Hooper
Winds caused this large tree to fall to the ground in Mira Mesa Friday amid the storm.
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A local farmer measures the rain on Feb. 28, 2014. Every inch of rain is crucial to his business.
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Small boats hold on to their anchors amid the rain and wind.
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A kite surfer enjoys the windy weather.
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Dave Summers
Traffic on the I-5 was backed up Friday due to the rain.
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Dave Summers
A tree falls on top of a vehicle after some strong winds.
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The storm caused heavy flooding in the Tijuana River Valley area, leading to the closure of some surrounding streets on Mar. 1, 2014.
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High tide and high surf advisories -- as well as coastal flood warnings -- were in effect at local beaches amid the storm, including at Mission Beach on Mar. 1, 2014.
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High tide and high surf advisories -- as well as coastal flood warnings -- were in effect at local beaches amid the storm, including at Mission Beach on Mar. 1, 2014.
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NBC 7 San Diego
High tide and high surf advisories -- as well as coastal flood warnings -- were in effect at local beaches amid the storm, including at Mission Beach on Mar. 1, 2014.
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The powerful storm brought some flooding around the county.
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Workers clean up debris after a large tree branch fell amid the storm outside the NBC 7 studio in downtown San Diego.
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Workers clean up debris after a large tree branch fell amid the storm outside the NBC 7 studio in downtown San Diego.
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An orange tree at a local farm gets some much-needed rain.
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High surf at Mission Beach came along with the storm.
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So did some flooding on the boardwalk.
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After some heavy rain, the boardwalk at Mission Beach was flooded in some spots.
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A man and his dog go for a beachside stroll on Mar. 1, 2014, as the rain comes down.
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NBC 7 Viewer
Wind in Del Cerro tore down a whole canopy on Friday. This photo was submitted by an NBC 7 viewer.
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Norma Lori Hernandez
This tree toppled down in Oceanside across Frazee Road. NBC 7 viewer Norma Lori Hernandez snapped the picture after she watched it fall as she was driving up the hill.
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Meredith Haamen
This palm tree in Cardiff By the Sea looks like it got a new hula skirt after big storm. Photo submitted by NBC 7 viewer Meredith Haamen.
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Tiffany
This tree fell onto the truck on Feb. 28, 2014 amid San Diego's large winter storm.
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A viewer submitted this picture of a large branch that fell on their rooftop in Bonita from neighbor's tree on Feb. 28, 2014.
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Instagram user "chrisfury" sent in this photo from the storm's aftermath in Ocean Beach on Feb. 28, 2014.
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David Fletcher
A palm tree falls down in front of a mail truck in North Park, caught on camera by NBC 7 viewer David Fletcher.
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Lori Arnold
NBC 7 viewer Lori Arnold sent this in, saying her husband forgot to close the patio umbrella, so the wind took revenge by blowing over their large glass table in La Mesa.
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Lisa Smalls
This tree came crashing down in Cardiff on Manchester Ave. This photo was taken by NBC 7 viewer Lisa Smalls.
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Piles of seaweed washed up on the shore in Ocean Beach after San Diego's winter storm on March 2, 2014.
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A man looks out onto the high surf in Ocean Beach on March 2, 2014.
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A look over San Diego as rain falls on March 2, 2014.
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