Also serving the communities of De Luz, Rainbow, Camp Pendleton, Pala and Pauma

Flood Watch Warnings in effect tonight through weekend

Wind warnings Saturday

A Flood Watch is in effect from late Friday night through Sunday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in San Diego.- A strong Pacific storm will bring moderate to heavy rain Saturday, followed by scattered showers and thunderstorms Saturday night through Sunday afternoon.

Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

NWS warns to be on the alert in the mountains for rockslides and rocks in the road,.flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas. Low-water crossings may be flooded.

The flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible.

Areas affected include a portion of Southwest California, including the following

areas: Riverside County Mountains, San Bernardino County Mountains, San

Bernardino and Riverside County Valleys-The Inland Empire, San Diego County Coastal Areas, San Diego County Mountains, San Diego County Valleys and Santa Ana Mountains and Foothills, Orange County Coastal Areas, Orange County Inland Areas,

WIND WARNING

A Wind Advisory has been issued for 6 AM to noon Saturday in San Diego County Coastal Areas-San Diego County Valleys -Including the cities of Oceanside, Vista, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Chula Vista, National City, San Diego, Escondido, El Cajon, San Marcos, La Mesa, Santee, and Poway.

South winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph expected in San Diego County Coastal Areas and San Diego County Valleys from 6 AM to noon PDT Saturday.

Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs and palm fronds could be blown down.

The strongest winds will be near the coast.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

 

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