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Orange County pummeled by thunderstorms; flood warning issued

 

 

Thunderstorms battered parts of Orange County on Tuesday morning, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a flood warning through 1 p.m.

The NWS said heavy rains were expected to continue through central and south Orange County, including Westminster, Huntington Beach, Irvine and Costa Mesa, over the next few hours has heavy bands of rain moved through. Officials said surface street flooding was possible.

Residents reported thunder and several car accidents, apparently caused by slick streets.

Scattered showers were the order of the day in Los Angeles County. Currently, conditions are cloudy but dry in downtown L.A.

The wet weather should end by Wednesday.

-- Shelby Grad

 

 
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Irvine had heavy rain about 7AM then around 10:30. Accompanied by lightening and nearby thunder.

LOTS of thunder/lightening/heavy rain in Mission Viejo all morning.
Amazing that the LA Times recognizes something happening in the OC.

Here is the weather forecast from GFS,

snow rain maps


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