Thunderstorms Prompt Flash Flood Warning for Riverside County Desert

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A debased unit strategy drifting successful from Arizona prompted the National Weather Service to contented a flash flood informing for parts of eastern Riverside County Sunday.

The informing volition beryllium successful spot done 6:45 p.m. for Riverside County desert areas, including Chiriaco Summit, Box Canyon Road and the North Shore area adjacent the Salton Sea, according to the NWS.

Forecasters said thunderstorms producing dense rainfall were spotted across the warned country and had already dropped betwixt a fractional inch and two inches of rain.

A important upwind informing was besides issued done 3 p.m. by the NWS for the aforesaid country owed to winds that could scope 40 mph and predominant cloud-to-ground lightening associated with the storms.

"Turn around, don't drown erstwhile encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths hap successful vehicles," the NWS warned.

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