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Flash Flood Watch


Last updated 2/16/2017 at 12:46pm

Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon for a portion of southwest California...including the following areas -

Coachella Valley

Riverside County valleys-the inland Empire

San Diego County coastal areas

San Diego County deserts

San Diego County mountains

San Diego County valleys

Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon a major Pacific storm will bring moderate to heavy rain to the area. The rain is forecast to begin across Orange and San Bernardino counties during the day on Friday prior to spreading east and south through Friday night. The period of greatest impact is forecast to be Friday night with widespread moderate to heavy rain forecast.

Forecast rainfall totals for Friday and saturday:

Orange County..............2 to 4 inches.

San Diego County...........1 to 2 inches.

Inland Empire..............1.5 to 4 inches.

Deserts....................0.25 to 1 inch.

Localized higher amounts are possible. Rainfall rates of a half an inch to one inch per hour are possible which could lead to

flash flooding.

Borrego Springs is forecast to receive 0.2 inches of rain on Saturday with highs of of 74F on Tuesday Feb. 21.

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