STORM HITS SAN DIEGO; MULTIPLE OUTAGES, ROAD BLOCKAGES

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Update as of 9:46 PM: LARGE 3-4 FOOT BOULDER BLOCKING LANES SEVERAL SMALLER BOULDERS IN THE RDWY AS WELL El Monte Rd/Lake Jennings Park Rd

Update as of 9:28 PM:  Conrad Dr. in Spring Valley is now OPEN.

Update as of 8:38 PM: another boulder blocking eastbound lanes at 78/Wynola

Update as 8:28 PM:  3 ft. boulder in the middle of 10056 Shadow Creek Rd.

Update as of 8:21 PM:  Roadway flooding at Pine Creek Campground.


Update as of 8:11 PM:  Boulders in roadway of Skyline Truck Trail/Lawson Valley Rd. 

Update as of 8:10 PM:  Lyons Valley Rd. OPEN

Update as of 7:58 PM:  Bus bridges along Green/Orange Lines b/t Alvarado & 70th and Amaya & Arnele. 

Updates as of 7:49 PM:  Lanes are now open on EB SR-94 east of Federal Blvd. Big tree sticking out into the roadway at Arnold Way/Harbison Canyon Road. 

Update by Liz Alper: all outdoor athletics in GUHSD have been canceled due to weather.

Updates as of 4:54 PM:  Beware of mud on the 78 at Magnolia Ave.  Flooding at I8 W at Lake Murray.  LONG TERM CLOSURE POSSIBLE AT 94 AND FOREST GATE RD. - 2 TELEPHONE POLES IN HIGHWAY AND 3RD READY TO FALL.  

Updates as of 5:00 PM:  Flooding at 94 and Federal.  Tree down at Honey Springs Road.  Flooding at 94 W and College.  Rock and misc. debris in lanes of 78 at Wynola Rd. on Julian side.

Updates as of 5:04 PM:  25 FOOT TREE LAYING ACROSS RDWY at Royal Rd.  Wildcat Canyon Rd. at 14545 flooded.  Power pole down at Japatul and Carveacre.  TREE DOWN / MAY ROLL ONTO THE HWY ,,   5 METERS FROM THE FWY 94 W and college

Update as of 5:15 PM:  ELECTRIC POWER LINES DOWN IN THE RDWY at Echo/Proctor Valley.  Alpine, Lyons Valley Rd Closed between Lyons Peak Rd and the 7 m/m due to downed tree, Alpine, Via Viejas Dip Closed between Calle De Pescadores and Palo Danzante due to flooding

Update as of 5:31 PM:  Water halfway up a vehicle at Ramona/H St.

Update as of 5:48 PM:  Large boulder stuck under vehicle on 78 and Orchard.  Three lanes blocked on on EB SR-94 east of Federal Blvd due to flooding. Flash flood warning in effect until 9 p.m.  Few big boulders blocking north/southbound lanes at 1165 Peutz Valley Rd.  Both lanes blocked on Old Highway 80 and Stagecoach Springs Rd. 

 

East County News Service

Photos: flooding at University Ave. by Miriam Raftery and runoff by Alvarado Hospital by Liz Alper

January 20, 2017 (San Diego's East County) - On day one of the second storm to hit San Diego, there are several power outages in East County and several traffic hazards.

The power is out at Mt. Helix, affecting 1,657 customers.  SDG&E estimates that the power will be back at 4:00 p.m.  The outage at Campo Road affecting Casa de Oro, Rancho San Diego, Jamul, West Jamul and Indian Springs affecting 1,071 customers is estimated to be back at 5:00 p.m.

For a full list of outages, click here.

As for traffic hazards, click here for an entire list.  Reminder that there is still a high wind warning until tonight at 10, flood advisory until 5:30 p.m. and a flash flood warning until 7:00 p.m.

Comments

Rainfall in Lemon Grove

I recorded 0.72 inches of rain at noon Friday the 20Th and 1.67 at 6pm It rained 0.95 inches in six hours.
The total for Friday was 2.39 inches.
A house next to me floods when there is prolonged rain and I heard the tenants say water came in under the door and more heavy rain is due Sunday.