The San Diego community continues to grapple with the impact of severe weather as the flood warning extended around Fashion Valley area near San Diego River. Persistent rainfall has led to the San Diego River overflowing, causing significant flooding and road closures in the vicinity. The National Weather Service has issued warnings, urging residents to exercise caution and avoid the affected areas.
- Fashion Valley area in Mission Valley faces extended flood warnings.
- San Diego River overflow leads to 2-3 feet of water on roadways.
- National Weather Service reports frequent flooding at critical intersections.
- Over 50 road closures across San Diego due to flooding.
- Two water rescues reported by San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.
Flooding Impacts Traffic and Safety in Fashion Valley
The flood warning extended around Fashion Valley area near San Diego River has led to the inundation of key intersections, particularly at Avenida Del Rio and Camino Del La Reina. Barricades and caution tape mark the area to prevent motorists from entering the dangerous floodwaters. The National Weather Service emphasizes that this is not an isolated event, as the river frequently floods these roads with up to 8 feet of water.
As the flood warning extended around Fashion Valley area near San Diego River continues, San Diego Fire-Rescue crews have been actively responding to emergency calls. Two individuals were rescued from floodwaters near Qualcomm Way, highlighting the swift response required during such events. The city’s 911 call center has been inundated with calls, reflecting the widespread impact of the flooding.
|Avenida Del Rio & Camino Del La Reina
|Under SR-163 on Camino Del La Reina
|4 feet (as of Jan. 22)
|Fashion Valley Road
|Adjacent to MTS bus stops flooded
|Parking garages by Macy’s
|At least 2 feet
The flood warning extended around Fashion Valley area near San Diego River serves as a stark reminder of nature’s force. With the San Diego River breaching its banks, the community faces disruptions and hazards. The National Weather Service and local emergency services continue to monitor the situation, providing updates and assistance to those affected. Residents are encouraged to heed warnings and stay informed on road closures and safety measures.