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UPDATE: Thunderstorm Brings Flooding

Rain is reported locally and streets did flood in Lake Elsinore and Wildomar.

UPDATED 4:40 p.m.: Thunder heard across Southwest Riverside County Thursday has been coming from a heavy storm sitting over the Perris/Sun City area.

Rain is reported locally and streets did flood in Lake Elsinore and Wildomar, although the storm waters appear to be receding at press time; a flash flood warning remained in effect until 4:30 p.m. today for west central Riverside County.

“Locations in the [flash flood] warning include but are not limited to Moreno Valley, March Field, Nuevo, Lakeview, Perris and Sun City,” the NWS reported. “Flooding is occurring or is imminent.”

Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department reported floodwater rescues in Moreno Valley and San Timoteo Canyon.

Susan Cramer August 30, 2012 at 10:53 PM
Big raindrops coming down in Wildomar. Started about 3:40 pm Thursday with thunder. Careful driving; especially around the construciton at Clinton-Keith Road and the new stop signs at the Baxter Road / I-15 exit.
Diana August 30, 2012 at 11:07 PM
Funny I have been getting flash flood warnings on my phone all day for LE.
J Carabine August 30, 2012 at 11:08 PM
Really came down on Orange but not blocks away, it is thundering now and rain almost stopped. It came down fast and furious after a lot of wind.
Christi August 31, 2012 at 12:56 AM
Big rain drops, thunder, and even caught a few flashes around 3:30 inthe wildomar vortex. Finally. Two blocks in any direction from my house has had rain but we were dry with all the last storms. When we do get hit it is hard. Hope everyone came out ok
Diana August 31, 2012 at 03:47 AM
I can't believe that it didn't rain at our shop on Grand but Mission Trail and Corydon were flooded, and my house at the north end got high winds and rain, weird.
J Carabine August 31, 2012 at 02:33 PM
Well the rain has to stop somewhere, we actually were on our front porch and it was NOT raining and yet 100 feet away we could here the rain on the metal shelter of my horse pen.

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