Flash Flood Watches and Warnings Issued in San Diego County?
Do you know the difference between a flood watch and a flash flood warning? Last month, many parts of San Diego County were under flood alerts due to increased monsoonal moisture that brought heavy rain to parts of the mountain and inland areas. Our Mission Valley East team offers this information about flash flood watches, flash flood warnings, and flood watches from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration:
- Be Prepared. A Flood Watch is issued when conditions are favorable for a specific hazardous weather event to occur. A Flood Watch is issued when conditions are favorable for flooding. It does not mean flooding will happen, but it is possible.
- Take action!A Flood Warning is issued when a hazardous weather event is imminent or is already happening. A Flood Warning is issued when flooding is imminent or occurring.
Flash Flood Warning
- Take action!A Flash Flood Warning is issued when a flash flood is imminent or occurring. If you are in a flood-prone area, move immediately to high ground. A flash flood is a sudden violent flood that can take minutes to hours to develop. It is even possible to experience a flash flood in areas not immediately receiving rain.
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When your Mission Valley home or commercial property experiences flooding or other storm damage, our local team in Mission Valley East is Here to Help. ® We’ll restore your storm damage “Like it never even happened.” Call us today at 619-303-3599.
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