Flood Damage Near S22
Last updated 9/22/2017 at 2:52pm
The Borrego Springs area was covered with dark gray clouds Thursday Sept. 7, as heavy rain and sounds of grumbling thunder made its way across. A flash flood and severe thunderstorm warning was issued by the National Weather Service in San Diego until 8:00 p.m.
Flooding of mud and rock debris flowed heavily between Pegleg and Aroyo Salado Campground, closing the S22 Borrego Salton Seaway.
Road damage was caused on the Anza-Borrego Badlands area.
Locations impacted include Borrego Springs, State Route 78 between Borrego Springs Road and Ocotillo Wells, Highway S-22 between Ranchita and Borrego Springs, Borrego Palm Canyon, Highway S-22 between Borrego Springs and Imperial County Line and the Los Coyotes Indian Reservation.
Massive flood waves Ocotillo Wells in Fault Wash after severe thunderstorms hit the area late Thursday afternoon, courtesy of Kent Miller pic.twitter.com/Mq8f7sSGxQ— NWS San Diego (@NWSSanDiego) September 8, 2017