When I got the alert earlier today and promptly ignored it. These things usually don’t apply to me, nor do I ever get witness them. It took me a long time to realize the flashes of light I was seeing was lightning.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OXNARD HAS EXPANDED AND EXTENDED THE
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR… EASTERN LOS ANGELES COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA… INCLUDING THE EASTERN ANTELOPE VALLEY…SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS… AND SAN GABRIEL VALLEY…INCLUDING THE BIG HORN AND SANTA ANITA BURN AREAS.
* UNTIL 1215 AM PDT
* AT 910 PM PDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LARGE CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE ANTELOPE VALLEY…SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS…AND SAN GABRIEL VALLEY. THESE STORMS HAVE A HISTORY OF HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLOODING…AND WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD SOUTH AND WEST. SIGNIFICANT ROADWAY FLOODING IS EXPECTED. IN ADDITION…MUD AND DEBRIS FLOWS WILL BE LIKELY ACROSS THE BIG HORN AND SANTA ANITA BURN AREAS.
I’m moving inside after I put away the bikes and electronics, it doesn’t seem like the people setting off fireworks are too concerned.