Flash flood warning issued for East San Diego County

The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Southeastern San Diego County in southwestern California until 5:45 PM PDT.

At 246 PM PDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen with additional rainfall of over an inch expected. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

Some locations that will experience flooding include Mount Laguna, I-8 Between Boulevard And Imperial County Line, I-8 Between Pine Valley And Boulevard, Hwy S2 Between Canebrake And Imperial County Line, Boulevard, Mountain Spring, Hwy S2 Between Agua Caliente And Canebrake, Hwy S1 Between Lake Cuyamaca And Mount Laguna, Hwy S2 Between Shelter Valley And Agua Caliente and La Posta Indian Reservation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads. Find an alternate route.

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