SAN DIEGO — A Flash Flood Warning has been issued Tuesday for east central San Diego County, weather officials said.

The warning is in effect until 6:15 p.m. for parts of East County including Julian, according to National Weather Service San Diego.

A Flash Flood Warning released by National Weather Service San Diego on Aug. 15, 2023. (NWS San Diego)

Around 4:15 p.m., the doppler radar alerted officials about thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area.

The flash flooding of creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses may be a threat to lives, the National Weather Service said.

NWS San Diego advises travelers to not drive on flooded roads and remain alert for flooding even in locations not receiving rain.

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