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Flash Flood Warning Issued for San Gabriel Valley

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning Thursday after heavy rains started pouring down in the San Gabriel Valley.

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood alert for the San Gabriel Valley and Los Angeles County Thursday and warned of possible mudslides in Station Fire burn areas.

The advisory, which stays in effect until 4:45 p.m., could bring rain at a rate of more than 1.5 inches per hour, according to the NWS. The storm is also producing hail and lightning in some areas, the weather service reports.

"...Doppler Radar continued to indicate a cluster of strong thunderstorms over central Los Angeles County...capable of producing flash flooding," the warning states. "

"This storm was also impacting the Station Fire burn area...where there is still the potential for debris flows," NWS warns.

The "strongest storm" is located above the communities of La Canada Flintridge, Montrose, Pasadena, and Altadena, according to the NWS.

Ross S. Heckmann October 12, 2012 at 06:24 PM
We live in the 1200 block of Valencia Way. I wasn't home at the time but my wife reported some hail.
Crystal October 13, 2012 at 02:23 AM
Hail fell for the longest time I've ever remembered in my 18 years of living here.
JT Hampton December 03, 2012 at 04:22 PM
YOu guys got widely hit with spam.
Donna Evans December 03, 2012 at 04:26 PM
That's a definite, JT. I've suspended/removed a bunch of their accounts, and continue to click through and delete the spam. Looks like it all happened about 4 hours ago.
Natalie Ragus December 03, 2012 at 08:50 PM
It was pretty gnarly! So much so I contacted our IT people in NYC to help. What a mess!

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