The Imperial County Fire Department and Office of Emergency Services is currently monitoring a storm that will impact portions of the North County. We currently have crews at the township of Bombay to assess and assist as needed. The US Nation Weather Services Phoenix AZ issued a flash flood warning for the area. Please use caution if in the area.
BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
307 PM PDT Mon Aug 8 2022
The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a
- Flash Flood Warning for…
North Central Imperial County in southeastern California…
Riverside County in southern California…
- Until 715 PM PDT.
- At 307 PM PDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain in Box Canyon Road. Between 0.5 and 1.5 inches of rain
have fallen. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin
HAZARD…Life threatening flash flooding. Thunderstorms
producing flash flooding.
IMPACT…Life threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams,
urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses.
- Some locations that will experience flash flooding include…
Chiriaco Summit, North Shore, Bombay Beach and Imperial Hot
Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.