Hazardous Weather Outlook

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IMPERIAL COUNTY – The National Weather Service issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the eastern deserts of the Imperial County for Thursday.

 

Periods of thunderstorms will be possible throughout today into the night.

 

The primary hazards, according to the service, will be heavy rainfall and isolated areas of flooding as well as strong gusty winds.

 

Areas of blowing dust may also be produced with thunderstorm outflows.

 

Forecast for Friday through next Wednesday calls for chance of thunderstorms gradually decreasing over the weekend.

 

The primary weather hazards will be heavy rainfall and isolated areas of flooding, especially washes and low lying areas.

 

Additional threats include gusty winds in excess of 40 MPH and deadly lightning.

 

Areas of blowing dust may also be possible with thunderstorm outflows, a slight chance for afternoon and evening thunderstorms will continue into early next week.