Pacific Storm Prompts Coastal Water Advisory In San Diego
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Photo by Matthew Bowler
Powerful Pacific Storm Brings Heavy Rain To San Diego
Alex Tardy, meteorologist, National Weather Service
UPDATE: 12:15 p.m., Jan. 9, 2017
The San Diego County Department of Environmental Health warns swimmers, surfers and other ocean users to stay out of the water for 72 hours. The rain may cause increasing bacteria levels in the region's bodies of water.
All coastal beaches and all of Mission Bay and San Diego Bay should be avoided.
The Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge and Border Field State Park will be closed due to sewage-contaminated flows from the Tijuana River entering the United States.
The National Weather Service warns drivers about expected puddles, windswept debris on roadways and poor visibility.
Several rain-related traffic incidents have been reported in the San Diego region.
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