A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for south central San Diego County until 6:15 p.m.
Areas under the warning include Alpine, parts of the Interstate 8 between Pine Valley and Boulevard, Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, Portrero, Descanso, Lake Morena, Pine Valley, Campo, Captain Grande Indian Reservation and Guatay.
The radar indicated thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 miles-per-hour were in the area.
At approximately 5:45 p.m., the storm was eight miles northwest of Portrero or eight miles southeast of Alpine and moving northwest at 15 miles-per-hour.
The thunderstorms are capable of producing damaging winds, destructive hail, deadly lightning and heavy rain.
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