San Diego weather

FLASH FLOOD WATCH ISSUED FOR COUNTY; THUNDERSTORMS & COLD WEATHER DUE WEDNESDAY

 

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December 20, 2010 (San Diego)—The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for all of San Diego County through Wednesday afternoon. Rainfall rates of more than an inch per hour are possible, particularly in the mountains.

“A flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation,” the National Weather Service warns.

STORMY WEATHER: HEAVY RAINS FORECAST

 

December 17, 2010 (San Diego) – A strong Pacific storm is forecast to bring high rains to San Diego County through at least Wednesday of next week. Tne National Weather Service forecasts two to five inches of rain for San Diego’s mountain areas tonight through Sunday. Inland valleys may received up to two inches of rain, with a half inch forecast for desert areas.

BRRRR! FROST WARNING ISSUED FOR TONIGHT

 

November 25, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – Temperatures will drop below freezing tonight, dipping into the upper 20s to low 30s  in San Diego County’s inland valleys, mountains and lower deserts, with temperatures down to the low 20s possible. A frost advisory has been issued from 10 p.m. tonight to 9 a.m. Friday morning.

 

The National Weather Service advises keeping pets indoors and taking steps to protect sensitive outdoor plants, which may be killed if left uncovered.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER STATEMENT ISSUED FOR SAN DIEGO COUNTY

 

October 2, 2010 (San Diego) – The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather statement for San Diego County. Skywarn spotter activation is requested through this evening.

Isolated showers and thunderstorms are forecast tonight, mainly in the mountains. “Thunderstorms have deadly lightning and may have heavy rain,” the statement said, adding that strong gusty winds and hail are also forecast.

HOT, HOT, HOT! TEMPERATURES PEAK, THREAT OF LIGHTNING, THUNDERSHOWERS

September 28, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) –San Diego’s inland areas sweltered yesterday, with record temperatures in some areas. The mercury hit 112 in San Pasqual, 111 in Santee, 110 in Rancho Bernardo and Poway, 109 in El Cajon, 108 in Borrego, 106 in La Mesa, and 104 in Alpine.

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook, warning of a chance of thunderstorms and lightning strikes Tuesday through Friday, with chances higher in the mountain areas.  Temperatures, however, are predicted to be cooler.

HEAT WAVE! TRIPLE-DIGIT TEMPERATURES FORECAST FOR WEEKEND

 

September 23, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – The National Weather Service predicts hot weather across Southern California this weekend and early next week. High pressure building over the west along with weak offshore air flow will result in mostly clear skies, low humidity and high temperatures:

COOLER TEMPS, GUSTY WINDS FOR WEEKEND

 

East County News Service

 

August 27, 2010 (San Diego's East County) - Look for relief from blistering triple-digit heat this weekend, with high temperatures forecast to dip into the 80s Saturday and Sunday in East County.  Gusty winds are also forecast in mountain and desert areas, the National Weather Service predicts.

HEAT WAVE TO SCORCH REGION THIS WEEK

 

August 23, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement warning of extreme heat countywide this week. Tuesday and Wednesday will be the hottest days with temperatures that could soar to a scorching 117 in lower desert areas, with upper deserts and inland valleys 100 to 110 degrees. Mountains below 6000 feet will reach 90 to 100, with 80 to 90 temperatures forecast at higher elevations. Even coastal valleys could hit 100.

HIGH TEMPERATURES SCORCH EAST COUNTY

 

County offers "cool zones" to beat the heat

 

July 16, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – A special weather statement has been issued by the National Weather Service for San Diego’s inland valleys, mountain and desert regions due to extremely high temperatures that today reached 112 in Borrego, 102 in La Mesa, and 101 in Ramona. More hot weather is forecast this weekend, with a chance of thunderstorms.

 

Scroll down for tips from the NWS to avoid heat related health problems, as well as a link for "cool zones" in San Diego County:

RAIN, SHOW HIT COUNTY, MORE FORECAST THROUGH THURSDAY

April 22, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – A surprise late-season storm didn’t stop firefighters county-wide from participating in a “Fill the Boot” campaign to collect donations for the Burn Institute—but did make for some chilly conditions.

“Firefighters at the Cal Fire Julian Station braved the freezing temperature for hours,” said Cal Fire Battalion Chief Nick Schuler.

STORM DUE TO HIT AREA TONIGHT; HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK ISSUED

 

April 11, 2010 (San Diego) – The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for all of San Diego County this evening and tomorrow. A storm system which originated in Alaska is expected to bring rain to most of the region, with three to six inches of snow possible above 6,000 and snow levels dropping to 5,500 feet. In addition, gusty winds over 50 miles per hour are forecast for mountain and desert areas.

SANTA ANA WINDS BLOW IN: WARNING ISSUED

 

April 7,2010 (San Diego's East County) -- The National Weather Service has issued a high winds warning for mountain passes in East County.  Santa Ana winds of 25-35 mph, with gusts up to 50 mph, are forecast for this afternoon.  Motorists are advised to use caution, particularly high-profile vehicles, on I-8 east of Alpine as well as along easter portions of Highways 78 and 79.  

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK

 

April 4, 2010 (San Diego) – The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook and high wind warning for our region. A Pacific storm will bring wind, rain and snow to San Diego County starting late tonight. A high wind warning is also in effect through 10 p.m. Monday evening for mountain and desert regions in East County, with peak gusts in excess of 60 mph.

LET IT SNOW! WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ISSUED FOR MOUNTAINS

 

 

March 6, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from 6 p.m. tonight through 2 p.m. tomorrow. Four to six inches of snow have been forecast above 4500 feet tonight in higher elevations including Palomar Mountain, Cuyamaca, Mount Laguna, and Ranchita.

 

A hazardous weather outlook has also been issued for most of Southern California.

 

TSUNAMI ALERT ISSUED FOR SAN DIEGO: REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 5:46 PM

 

Update 3 p.m.:  The tsunami effect locall remains in effect through 5:46 p.m. today for the entire west coast following an 8.8 quake in Chile.  An early tidal surge proved minor in San Diego though Santa Monica had tides 2.2 feet above normal sea level. In other regions, second and third waves were higher than the first.    

 

STORM BATTERS COUNTY; SUNNY SKIES FORECAST BY SUNDAY

More rain, snow, and flooding possible tonight; free sandbags available throughout East County for residents

 

January 21, 2010 (San Diego County) 5 p.m. -- High winds and heavy rain ravaged San Diego County today, prompting disruptions in transit service, flights, and closure of numerous roads, schools and businesses in East County and throughout our region.

WINTER STORM WARNING: HEAVY SNOW IN MOUNTAINS, COASTAL FLOODING

 

January 21, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – The National Weather Service has issued an urgent alert for a winter storm warning in San Diego County mountains from 6 p.m. tonight through 6 p.m. Friday evening. Heavy snow measuring 8 to 16 inches is possible above 4,000 feet with greater amounts in some areas. Winds with gusts up to 45 mph, will cause near zero visibility in blowing and drifting snow.

NEW HAZARDS TONIGHT: BOULDERS BLOCK ROADWAYS, FREEWAY RAMPS FLOOD

 

January 20, 2010 (San Diego County) 9:10 p.m. – Shortly after we issued an earlier alert about hazardous traffic conditions, CHP posted updates of several new hazards.

EAST COUNTY UPDATE:

Boulders are reported in the roadway at the junction of Sunrise Highway and Interstate 8. There are also large rocks in the roadway on Highway 78 near Sentenac Canyon in El Cajon, where a vehicle has struck the rocks and emergency responders are en route. I-15 northbound is flooded at the SR 75 offramp. The Carmel Mt. Road onramp to I-15 northbound is also flooded and now blocked. In Borrego Springs, boulders are in the road at SR 78 and Borrego Springs Road. In Santee, Gorge Road is flooded in the 9200 block after a flood channel overflowed.
 

OTHER SAN DIEGO COUNTY AREAS:

FLOODED ROADS, SNOW, ROAD CLOSURES POSE HAZARDS FOR DRIVERS

 

January 20, 2010 (San Diego County, 7:45 p.m.) – Severe storms have left many roads flooded throughout the county, prompting road closures and rescue operations. CHP reports the following areas are flooded in East County:

• RAMONA: junction of Ramona St. and H St.
• EL CAJON: W. Bradley at N.. Magnolia
• LAKESIDE: Willows Rd. and Bobcat Lane, also Woodside Ave. and Riverford Rd.
 

STORM UPROOTS TREES, KILLS 1 EAST COUNTY WOMAN; NEW STORM TO HIT THIS AFTERNOON

 

FLASH FLOOD WATCH ISSUED FOR LATE TODAY
 

January 20, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – Yesterday’s severe storm prompted the National Weather Service to issue a tornado warning mid-afternoon. Countywide, the strongest wind gusts were reported on Mt. Woodson, where wind speeds reached 75 mph. In Julian, wind gusts of 61 mph were reported. Gale-force winds around the county uprooted numerous trees and caused power outages in multiple areas, also claiming at least one life.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER WATCH ISSUED: SERIES OF STORMS TO BRING HEAVY RAINS, SNOW, HIGH WINDS & FLOODING

January 17, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather watch for southwestern California due to a series of storms slated to strike our region starting Monday.

 

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