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Winter storm floods roads, downs power lines; more rain looming in the forecast


Last updated 1/19/2018 at Noon

Rain runoff fills Pourroy Fields in Winchester like a small lake during a Jan. 9, storm. Shane Gibson photo

Southwest Riverside County was hammered by its first big winter storm of the season Jan. 8 and Jan. 9, and that storm brought with it flooding, downed power lines and traffic accidents.

link The storm, which deposited as much as 3 inches of rainfall on some areas within a 24-hour period, spurred a flash flood warning which was expected to remain in place through 10 p.m. Tuesday for both the San Bernardino and Riverside County valleys, according to the National Weather Service.

The rain didn’t just bring noticeable flooding throughout th...

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