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General advisory for all San Diego County beaches

Beachgoers to avoid water for 72 hours

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The San Diego County Department of Environmental Health is warning people to stay out of the water at local beaches following Friday night's thunderstorm.
   
Officials issued a general advisory today for all county beaches, especially those near storm drains, creeks, rivers and lagoon outlets.
   
Urban runoff can create heightened levels of bacteria in the water after a rainstorm, according to county officials. Beachgoers were asked to avoid the water for at least 72 hours after the storm.
   
No signage is posted for a general advisory.
 


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