A tropical storm including remnants of former Hurricane Dolores, pushed through Southern California Saturday bringing with it thunderstorms and much needed rain.
The storms on Saturday were limited to San Diego and southwestern Riverside counties. Most weather stations recorded between 1/4 and 1/2 of an inch.
Around 7:00 p.m. the rain stopped for a period of time and the Sun News & Review headed to Lake Harveston to capture some photos of the flowers, ducks and residents enjoying the outdoors.
The National Weather Service posted at 10:00 a.m. Sunday July 19 the following public weather announcement. Flash Flood Watch for the mountains, deserts, and inland valleys into this evening.The Watch has been expanded to include the valleys of San Diego County
Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 10 pm PDT this evening. The Flash Flood Watch continues for.
Portions of California and Southwest California, including the following areas, in California, San Gorgonio Pass near banning.
In Southwest California, Apple and Lucerne valleys. Coachella Valley, Riverside County Mountains, San Bernardino County Mountains, San Bernardino and Riverside County Valleys- the Inland Empire, San Diego County deserts and San Diego County mountains until 10 pm PDT Sunday evening.
Substantial moisture, combined with daytime heating, is expected to result in thunderstorms today into this evening. Especially over and near the mountains and foothills. Thunderstorms are expected to be slower moving with greater potential for local heavy rainfall and flash flooding.