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A Flash Flood Warning went into impact for San Diego County on Friday night, expiring tonight at 10:45 p.m.

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — Record rainfall and gusty winds impacted roads throughout San Diego County on Friday.  

The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Warning that went into impact for San Diego County on Friday night as heavy rain moved in. 

Wind gusts created a hazard for drivers. In different components of the county, winds knocked over timber and downed powerlines.

The moist climate created a tricky commute for drivers as rain from Tropical Storm Kay soaked the roads. 

Showers impacted most of San Diego County with a lot of the rainfall seen in native mountains and deserts. Chances of rain will proceed all through the weekend.

Wet circumstances in Downtown San Diego created a delay for the beginning of the San Diego Padres vs. Los Angeles Dodgers sport at Petco Park.

Fans have been left ready at Petco Park on Friday due to bursts of rain within the Downtown space. The first pitch was delayed till 7:20 p.m., the Padres stated.

As they’ve previously, the County and Cal Fire  offered free luggage and/or sand at quite a few hearth stations for individuals who stay within the unincorporated areas.

Rain may cause flooding and erosion, significantly in areas that aren’t lined by crops, landscaping, grass and timber. Rain runoff can sweep topsoil, mud, plant materials and particles off land and downstream the place it could possibly injury properties, clog culverts and storm drains, and flood and injury roadways.

Sand and luggage, or luggage alone, will probably be out there for unincorporated residents on the hearth stations positioned under.

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School Closures:

  • Mountain Empire Unified School District will probably be closed on Friday, Sept. 9. 
  • Spencer Valley School District will shut in the present day, Friday, Sept. 9, at 11:30 a.m., and no after-school actions will probably be held in the present day. 
  • Julian Union High School and Julian Union Elementary School districts have additionally simply introduced they’ll comply with their minimal day schedules Friday.

For further updates, click here.

Weather Alerts

Interactive Radar Map | Follow the rain because it strikes into San Diego County

Flash Flood Warning | Expires Sept 9 at 10:45 p.m.

Excessive Heat Warning | Expires Sept 9 at 8:00 p.m.:
Inland, Coast

High Wind Warning | Sept 9 at 6:00 a.m. – Sept 10 at 12:00 a.m.
Mountains, Inland, Coast

Flood Watch | Sept 9 at 12:00 p.m. – Sept 11 at 12:00 a.m.
Mountains, Deserts

Beach Hazard Statement | Sept 9 at 11:00 a.m. – Sept 11 at 5:00 p.m.

For the newest data on the forecast and the climate watches/advisories, obtain the News 8 app.

Storm Preparedness & Resource Information

  • The Get it Done app may help you report blocked storm drains, potholes and damaged avenue lights
  • Sign up for Alert San Diego notifications for all of your phone numbers
  • Report flooding to the City’s emergency dispatch heart at 619-527-7500
  • Report downed electrical strains or fuel emergencies to San Diego Gas & Electric at 800-411-7343
  • has data on find out how to defend your self and your property throughout a flooding scenario

For extra data on making ready for a storm and what to do throughout and after the rain, click here to be taken to the City of San Diego’s Storm Preparedness web site.

Sand and Bags

People ought to name forward to double-check availability and bear in mind to deliver a shovel to fill the luggage. Some stations could have a restricted provide.

  • Bonita: Bonita-Sunnyside Fire Station: 4900 Bonita Road, Bonita, CA 91902, P: 619-479-2346
  • Boulevard: Boulevard Fire Station #47: 40080 Ribbonwood Road, Boulevard, CA 91905, P: 619-390-2020
  • De Luz: 39431 De Luz Road, Fallbrook, CA 92028 P: 760-728-2422
  • Dulzura: Dulzura Fire Station #30: 17304 Highway 94, Dulzura, CA 91917, P: 619-468-3391
  • Fallbrook: Pala Mesa Fire Station #4, 4375 Pala Mesa Drive, Fallbrook, CA 92028, P: 760-723-2024
  • Julian: Julian-Cuyamaca: Fire Station #56, 3407 Hwy 79, Julian, CA 92036, P: 760-765-2885
  • Ramona: Ramona Fire Station #82, 3410 Dye Road, Ramona, CA 92065, P: 760-789-0107
  • Rincon: Rincon Fire Station #70: 16971 Highway 76, Pauma Valley, CA 92061, P: 760-742-3243
  • Warner Springs: Sunshine Summit Fire Station #59, 35227 Highway 79, Warner Springs, CA 92086, P: 760-782-9113

Bags Only

  • Alpine: Alpine Fire Station #17 1364 Tavern Road Alpine, CA 91901 P: 619-445-2635
  • Borrego Springs: Ocotillo Wells Fire Station #54 5841 Highway 78, Borrego Springs, CA 92004 P: 760-767-7430
  • Campo: Campo Fire Station #40 31577 Highway 94, Campo, CA 91906 P: 619-478-5516
  • Campo: Lake Morena Fire Station #42 29690 Oak Drive, Campo, CA 91906 P: 619-478-5960
  • Descanso: Descanso Fire Station #45 24592 Viejas Grade Road, Descanso, CA 91916 P: 619-445-7508
  • El Cajon: Harbison Canyon Fire Station #24 551 Harbison Canyon Road, El Cajon, CA 92019 P: 619-445-5001
  • Escondido: Deer Springs Fire Station #13 10308 Meadow Glen Way East, Escondido, CA 92026 P: 760-751-0820
  • Escondido: Miller Fire Station #15 9127 W. Lilac Road, Escondido, CA 92025 P: 760-728-8532
  • Fallbrook: De Luz Fire Station #16 39431 De Luz Road, Fallbrook, CA 92028 P: 760-728-2422
  • Jacumba: Jacumba Fire Station #43 1255 Jacumba St., Jacumba, CA 91934 P: 619-766-4535
  • Jamul: Deerhorn Fire Station #37 2383 Honeysprings Road, Jamul, CA 91935 P: 619-468-3030
  • Laguna: Mt. Laguna Fire Station #49 10385 Sunrise Highway, Mt Laguna, CA 91948 P: 619-473-8281
  • Palomar Mountain: Fire Station #79, 21610 Crestline Road, Palomar Mtn., CA 92060, P: 760-742-3701
  • Pine Valley: Pine Valley Fire Station #44 28850 Old Highway 80, Pine Valley, CA 91962 P: 619-578-6621
  • Portrero: Portrero Fire Station #31 25130 Highway 94, Potrero, CA 91963 P: 619-478-5544
  • Ranchita: Ranchita Fire Station #58 37370 Montezuma Valley Road, Ranchita, CA 92066 P: 760-782-3467 *(Not staffed 24/7)
  • San Marcos: Deer Springs Fire Station #12 1321 Deer Springs Road, San Marcos, CA 92069 P: 760-741-5512
  • San Pasqual: San Pasqual Fire Station #84 17701 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido, CA 92025 P: 858-573-1322
  • Valley Center: Valley Center Fire Station #2, 28205 N. Lake Wohlford Road, Valley Center, CA 92082, P: 760-751-7605
  • Warner Springs: Warner Springs Fire Station #52 31049 Highway 79, Warner Springs, CA 92086 P: 760-782-3560

You might also wish to try this how-to video, “You’ve Got Your Sandbags, Now What?” that explains find out how to correctly fill and use sandbags to guard your property.

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