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Lightning Storms Expected To Roll In Again On Sunday

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As unusual as the deadly lightning storm that struck Los Angeles last week was, it seems like we're in for a second round tomorrow.

Lightning storms rolling through San Bernardino, Riverside, and San Diego counties today are expected to hit the L.A. basin and San Gabriel Valley as early as this evening, with flash flood and lightning warnings were issued throughout the affected areas. According to the National Weather Service, the storms could produce "heavy downpours, gusty winds and deadly lightning." The system is a result of monsoonal moisture coming in from Mexico, according to the LA Times.

Despite the storms, temperatures will still be nice throughout the region, staying in the high-70s and all the way up into the 90s in the Valleys.

Stay safe out there Angelenos, and avoid being outdoors in the event of lightning. If you are outside, stay away from high ground, seek shelter, and leave the water immediately if you happen to be at the beach. Avoid using electrical equipment, water, or plumbing while indoors in the event of a lightning strike.

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