THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED A

* http://www.weather.com/weather/alerts/localalerts/92250?phenomena=FF&significance=W&areaid=CAC025&office=KPSR&etn=0057# WARNING FOR… SOUTHWESTERN IMPERIAL COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA… THIS INCLUDES PLASTER CITY…

* UNTIL 130 PM PDT

* AT 1116 AM PDT… NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED VERY HEAVY RAIN THAT WILL CAUSE http://www.weather.com/weather/alerts/localalerts/92250?phenomena=FF&significance=W&areaid=CAC025&office=KPSR&etn=0057#.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO DIXIELAND… THE OLD OVERLAND STAGE ROUTE… THE EVANS HEWES HIGHWAY… STATE ROUTE 98 WEST OF MOUNT SIGNAL… AND INTERSTATE 8.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN MOTORIZED VEHICLES. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS… MAKE THE SMART CHOICE… TURN AROUND… DONT DROWN.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF NORMALLY DRY WASHES AND CREEKS… ROADS… AND LOW LYING SPOTS. UNBRIDGED CROSSINGS WILL BE ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS.

TO REPORT FLOODING… PLEASE RELAY YOUR REPORT TO LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.

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