County officials urge residents to prepare as rain enters San Diegos forecast

first_imgCounty officials urge residents to prepare as rain enters San Diego’s forecast January 8, 2018 KUSI Newsroom, Categories: Local San Diego News Tags: Weather FacebookTwitter Updated: 3:58 PMcenter_img KUSI Newsroom 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) — A powerful storm is expected to wallop Southern California Monday and Tuesday, the National Weather Service said Sunday, with snow possible in the San Diego County mountains.The winter storm is expected to deliver showers Monday afternoon through early Wednesday, with the heaviest precipitation likely to come down Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. The city of San Diego is in line to get about three-fifths of an inch of rain, Julian about an inch and Palomar roughly an inch and a half, forecasters said.Free sandbags, fiber rolls and instructional brochures are available at a county facility in Bonsall for those who live in and around the burn area of the Lilac Fire, which blackened 4,100 acres and destroyed 157 structures after erupting in the Pala area on Dec. 7.The Erosion Control Homeowners Assistance Center at 2370 Pala Road is generally open between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, though its hours are subject to change. Department of Public Works employees are available there to advise people on how to protect their homes and yards and can make site visits to inspect and assess individual properties.The county also is offering sandbags at more than two dozen other locations in preparation for the wet weather.The sacks and sand with which to fill them are available at the following locations (members of the public are asked to bring their own shovels):4900 Bonita Road, Bonita;40080 Ribbonwood Road, Boulevard39524 Daily Road, Fallbrook 39431 De Luz Road, Fallbrook4375 Pala Mesa Drive, Fallbrook Lakeside River Park Conservancy, 12108 Industry Road, Lakeside1587 Highway 78, Julian21610 Crestline Road, Palomar Mountain3410 Dye Road, Ramona 24462 San Vicente Road, Ramona16971 Highway 76, Pauma Valley28205 N. Lake Wohlford Road, Valley Center35227 Highway 79, Warner SpringsIn addition, bags only — no sand — are available at the following sites:1364 Tavern Road, Alpine1321 Deer Springs Road, San Marcos31577 Highway 94, Campo29690 Oak Drive, Campo8709 Circle R Drive, Escondido10308 Meadow Glen Way East, Escondido9718 River Road, Descanso17304 Highway 94, Dulzura2383 Honey Springs Road, Jamul5841 Highway 78, Borrego Springs25130 Highway 94, Potrero27330 Highway 78, Ramona829 San Vicente Road, Ramona37370 Montezuma Valley Road, Ranchita Posted: January 8, 2018last_img

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