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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Area


Last updated 9/22/2017 at 2:52pm

The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a severe thunderstorm warning which will be in effect until 6:15 p.m. Thursday.

At 5:20 p.m., a severe thunderstorm was located over Highway S22 between Borrego Springs and Imperial County Line. Winds are predicted to reach 60 mph and penny size hail may fall.

Locations impacted include Borrego Springs, Highway 78 between Borrego Springs Road and Ocotillo Wells, Highway 78 between S2 and Borrego Springs Road, Highway S22 between Borrego Springs and Imperial County Line, Highway S22 between Ranchita and Borrego Springs, Ranchita, Borrego Palm Canyon, Ocotillo Wells, Highway S2 between Highway 79 and Highway 78, Los Coyotes Indian Reservation and Ocotillo Wells Vehicular Rec Area.

Everyone is advised to stay indoors and on the lowest floor of a building. Drivers are advised to be cautious when driving or stay off the road.

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