National Weather Service issues Flash Flood Warning for Los Angeles, Ventura counties

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Sunday, June 23, 2024
Flash Flood Warning issued for Los Angeles, Ventura counties
The Flash Flood Warning applies to northern Los Angeles County, including the Grapevine, and parts of Ventura County.

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Warning for parts of Los Angeles and Ventura counties Sunday afternoon as a summer storm drops heavy, sudden rain across the area.

The NWS was tracking showers and thunderstorms moving across the region, cautioning that as much as 1 to 1.75 inches of rain could fall per hour in northwestern Los Angeles County and north central Ventura County.

The warning was issued at 3:29 p.m. and was set to expire by 9:30 p.m.

Areas that were particularly vulnerable included Eastern Lockwood Valley, Alamo Mountain, Frazier Mountain, Gorman, the 5 Freeway over the Grapevine and Pyramid Lake.

A heat advisory is also in effect as desert communities in Southern California may see triple digits temperature. See current weather alerts for Southern California here.