Flood advisory issued after heavy rain

Posted at 2:26 PM, Apr 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-10 17:26:27-04

An urban and small stream flood advisory was issued at noon by the National Weather Service due to heavy rain in central San Diego County, as more than an inch of rain fell Sunday morning at some spots.

NWS radar indicated that as much as a half inch of rain had fallen in the 11 a.m. hour at Poway, Ramona, Lakeside, San Marcos, Scripps Ranch, Carmel Mountain, San Pasqual and Escondido.

The NWS warned that excessive runoff from the heavy rainfall could cause ponds to form on streets, highways and underpasses, making them more dangerous for motorists.

Rainfall totals for the San Diego County incliuded .65 of an inch in Kearny Mesa, .61 at Brown Field near the border, .48 at Montgomery Field, .45 in Chula Vista. .20 in Carlsbad, .36 in City Heights and .18 at San Diego
International Airport.

Some mountain areas reported higher rainfall totals of more than one inch, but only a tenth of an inch was measured along the coast.