Flash Flood Warning for Imperial County, CA

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR… SOUTHWESTERN IMPERIAL COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA… THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF… PLASTER CITY… OCOTILLO…

* UNTIL 545 PM PDT

* AT 434 PM PDT… FLASH FLOODING WAS LIKELY FROM THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WARNED AREA. PARTICULARLY IN THE COYOTE MOUNTAINS AND NEARLY PORTIONS OF THE IMPERIAL HIGHWAY OR STATE ROUTE 2 JUST NORTHWEST OF OCOTILLO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT PEOPLE ALONG THE BANKS OF WASHES AND CREEKS SHOULD MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY. NORMALLY DRY WASHES AND STREAMS WILL SUDDENLY HAVE RUNNING WATER AND MAKE UNBRIDGED CROSSINGS IMPASSABLE. STREETS… UNDERPASSES… AND LOW SPOTS WILL BECOME INUNDATED MAKING DRIVING HAZARDOUS IN THE WARNED AREA.

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