Flash Flood Watch Issued For Southern California

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Flash Flood Watch Issued For Southern California by National Weather Service
9:18 PM PST Sun Nov 24 2019

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING…

The following areas were affected:
San Diego County Coastal Areas, San Bernardino and Riverside County Valleys, The Inland Empire, San Diego County Valley, Santa Ana Mountains and Foothills, Orange County Coastal Areas-Orange County Inland Areas, Including the cities of Oceanside, Vista, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Chula Vista, National City, San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ontario, Moreno Valley, Fontana, Rancho Cucamonga, Corona, Escondido, El Cajon, San Marcos, La Mesa, Santee, Poway, Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, San Clemente, Santa Ana, Anaheim, Garden Grove, Irvine, Orange, Fullerton, and Mission Viejo.

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

  • A portion of southwest California…including the following…
    Orange County …Coastal Areas…Orange County Inland Areas…
    San Bernardino and Riverside County Valleys-The Inland
    Empire…San Diego County Coastal Areas…San Diego County
    Valleys and Santa Ana Mountains and Foothills.
  • From Wednesday morning through Thursday evening.
  • One to two inches of rain is forecast with localized amounts to
    three inches possible near the coastal foothills. Rainfall
    rates in excess of a half an inch per hour are possible in the
    heaviest showers and isolated thunderstorms, which could result
    in flash flooding.
  • Locally heavy rainfall could produce flash flooding, with the
    greatest threat in steep terrain, especially in and below
    recently burned areas. Flooding of poorly drained and urban
    areas will also occur, presenting a hazard for motorists.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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