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BLOG: Rain, wind downs trees, causes accidents across San Diego

Posted: 3:44 PM, Feb 17, 2017
Updated: 2017-02-17 22:14:20-05
LIVE BLOG: Heavy rain, wind moves into San Diego
LIVE BLOG: Heavy rain, wind moves into San Diego
LIVE BLOG: Heavy rain, wind moves into San Diego
LIVE BLOG: Heavy rain, wind moves into San Diego
LIVE BLOG: Heavy rain, wind moves into San Diego
LIVE BLOG: Heavy rain, wind moves into San Diego
LIVE BLOG: Heavy rain, wind moves into San Diego
LIVE BLOG: Heavy rain, wind moves into San Diego
LIVE BLOG: Heavy rain, wind moves into San Diego
LIVE BLOG: Heavy rain, wind moves into San Diego
LIVE BLOG: Heavy rain, wind moves into San Diego
LIVE BLOG: Heavy rain, wind moves into San Diego
LIVE BLOG: Heavy rain, wind moves into San Diego
LIVE BLOG: Heavy rain, wind moves into San Diego
LIVE BLOG: Heavy rain, wind moves into San Diego

SAN DIEGO - As heavy rains and strong winds hit San Diego County, reports of downed trees, accidents, and flooding pour in as quickly as the weather.

We're keeping you updated with all those reports here:

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6:20 p.m. - A crash on State Route 15 near Interstate 805 in City Heights left one person dead and has closed three lanes, marking the second fatal accident of the night.

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5:50 p.m. - All lanes on southbound Interstate 15 near Mira Mesa Blvd . were shutdown, following a multi-vehicle crash. One person was confirmed dead. Three others were injured. Motorists are being diverted to use the HOV lanes.

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5:30 p.m. - Coronado Police have reopened both directions of the 1500 block of Ynez Pl., following a "hazard" on the road.

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4:50 p.m. - A large tree was brought down by high winds onto an apartment complex on Caminito Rio Branco in Scripps Ranch. The tree crashed through the roof of one apartment. No injuries were reported.
 
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4:08 p.m. - Coronado Police reported  a "hazard" in the area of 1500 block of Ynez Pl. has closed the road in both directions. 
 
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4:08 p.m. - La Mesa Police reported a downed tree in the area of the 4600 block of Bancroft Dr., blocking the northbound lanes. Police advise residents to avoid the area. 
 
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4:05 p.m. - A downed tree on SR-163 N south of Robinson Ave. fell on a vehicle and blocked all lanes, prompting a Sig Alert. Crews expect to have the tree cleared before 7 p.m.
 
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3:55 p.m. - High winds reportedly took part of a roof off a home on the 4000 block of Arroyo Sorrento Rd. in Carmel Valley. 
 
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3:50 p.m. - The City of Poway issued a traffic advisory for Twin Peaks Rd. for a fallen tree blocking all lanes at Silverset St. Public Works crews are responding.

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3:50 p.m. - More than 1600 homes in the Center City/Balboa Park area and more than 1400 homes in the Ocean Beach-Sunset Cliffs area were without power, according to the SDG&E outage map. 

Other unplanned outages have cropped up in the Encinitas,  Spring Valley, National City, and Chula Vista areas, according to the map .

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3:05 p.m. - A large tree was brought down in Point Loma. No injuries were reported.

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1:40 p.m. - The City of Chula Vista ordered that all public parks be closed at 2 p.m., the safely clear the area before Friday's storm hit.

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11:30 a.m. - A downed tree on NB I-5 south of Genesee blocked the slow lane and an off-ramp Friday afternoon, prompting a Sig Alert. The alert was cleared  shortly before 2 p.m.

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