Second Storm: A Look at Impacted Areas of San Diego

01-20-17 Rolando Flooding on University Avenue
Gene Bobby Thao

Friday's storm caused flooding across the San Diego County. Here's a look at the impacted areas, as reported by authorities as of 11 p.m. Friday:

  • In Oceanside, California Highway Patrol (CHP) issued an advisory to motorists to avoid the area after flooding in two lanes along Gopher Canyon and Little Canyon 
  • Several people were trapped inside their vehicles on University Avenue and Alamo Drive
  • Two people and a dog were pulled to safety after a swift water rescue in Rolando, where cars were stalled in floodwaters on University Avenue and Aragon Drive
  • In Sorrento Valley, three people were rescued from their vehicles after their vehicles were tapped in water
  • An NBC 7 viewer sent us a video of her driving through floodwaters on the Interstate 8 at Fletcher Parkway
  • 1st Street and A Avenue in Coronado was also flooded during the rains
  • San Diego Fire closed off all street crossings in Mission Valley, east of Mission Gorge Road due to flooding as of 7 p.m. Friday
Heavy rain and gusty winds also knocked out power across the county, downing trees and power poles. 
To stay up to date on the latest weather alerts, including flood advisories and warnings, make sure to download NBC 7’s free news app. There is also a local, interactive radar.
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