Flash Flood Swamps Cars, Homes in the Inland Empire; More Thunderstorms Forecast

 Tuesday, September 9, 2014


Thunderstorms in the Inland Empire Monday caused flooding and prompted rescue efforts, the day after flash floods in the region caused similar damage.The National Weather Service initially issued a Flash Flood Warning in Indio, Palm Desert and Coachella until 10 a.m., a tweet from the agency stated. The warning was later extended until noon. A Flash Flood Watch was scheduled to remain in effect through Monday evening for the mountain and desert areas of Riverside and San Bernardino counties, according to the weather service.