855  
WWUS86 KSGX 122336  
SPSSGX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA  
436 PM PDT SAT AUG 12 2017  
 
CAZ058-062-130030-  
SAN DIEGO COUNTY MOUNTAINS CA-SAN DIEGO COUNTY DESERTS CA-  
436 PM PDT SAT AUG 12 2017  
   
..SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
 
 
AT 434 PM PDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A CLUSTER OF STRONG  
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR FISH CREEK WASH TO  
NEAR HWY S2 BETWEEN AGUA CALIENTE AND CANEBRAKE. MOVEMENT WAS NEARLY  
STATIONARY.  
 
HALF INCH HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH  
THESE STORMS. VERY HEAVY RAIN IS ALSO LIKELY AND COULD EVENTUALLY  
LEAD TO FLOODING OF THE FISH CREEK DRAINAGE. STAY ALERT FOR POSSIBLE  
WEATHER WARNINGS IF THESE THUNDERSTORM CELLS HOLD TOGETHER.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
I-8 BETWEEN BOULEVARD AND IMPERIAL COUNTY LINE, HWY 78 BETWEEN S2 AND  
BORREGO SPRINGS RD, HWY 78 BETWEEN BORREGO SPRINGS RD AND OCOTILLO  
WELLS, I-8 BETWEEN PINE VALLEY AND BOULEVARD, SOUTHEASTERN MOUNT  
LAGUNA, BORREGO SPRINGS, HWY S2 VALLECITO CREEK RD, HWY S2 BETWEEN  
CANEBRAKE AND IMPERIAL COUNTY LINE, OCOTILLO WELLS, HWY S2 BETWEEN  
AGUA CALIENTE AND CANEBRAKE, FISH CREEK WASH AND BOULEVARD.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS, AND MAY LEAD  
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.  
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE  
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3317 11635 3328 11608 3308 11608 3307 11610  
3262 11611 3259 11652  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2334Z 337DEG 7KT 3303 11623 3288 11633  
 

 
 
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