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Flash flood watch continues for desert and mountains, traffic accidents increase greatly


Last updated 8/3/2014 at Noon

SAN DIEGO - Rain created a mess on San Diego County roadways today while desert and mountain communities remained under a flash flood watch for unusual summer thunderstorms that have showered the county for a second straight weekend.

On CHP area roads, including freeways and unincorporated streets in San Diego County and Temecula, there were 105 crashes from midnight to 4 p.m. today, CHP Officer Mary Bailey said. Of those 105 crashes, 82 occurred between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when the rain was the heaviest.

Bailey said that on a normal ''good weather'' day there are usually between 50 and 75...

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