2/27/2017 01:25 PM PST

Flood Warning Issued for San Diego River at Fashion Valley

The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a flood warning for the San Diego River at Fashion Valley.  Rainfall of 1 to 1.50 inches has occurred in much of the San Diego river basin during the past 12 hours with additional rainfall expected this afternoon and throughout the evening.  This rainfall will bring the San Diego River into flood stage.

The following areas will be impacted:

Fashion Valley road, Avenida Del Rio, Camino Del Este, Camino De la Reina and Mission Center Road. At flood stage water will flow into the parking garage and flood the golf course, as well as possibly close the Fashion Valley Transit Center.

Flood waters are expected to rise in the area. Low water crossings in Mission Valley will be affected and closed.  Individuals in the area are asked to prepare for flood waters to rise. Remember, do not drive vehicles through flooded roadways ? Turn Around Don?t Drown.

For additional information, please visit the National Weather Service of San Diego.