Flash Flood Watch:
Issued at: 7:00 am PDT on August 20, 2014, expires at: 9:00 PM PDT on August 20, 2014
- ...Flash Flood Watch in effect through this evening... The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a
- Flash Flood Watch for a portion of southwest California... including the following areas...apple and Lucerne valleys... Coachella Valley...Riverside County mountains...San Bernardino County mountains...San Bernardino and Riverside County valleys- the inland Empire...San Diego County deserts...San Diego County mountains...San Diego County valleys and Santa Ana Mountains and foothills.
- Through this evening.
- Scattered thunderstorms capable of producing heavy rain will be possible through this evening. Flash flooding is possible where heavy rain occurs and some distance downstream.
- Heavy rainfall will produce runoff that could lead to flash floods...especially along mountain streams...desert washes and below recently burned areas. 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.