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Showers and thunderstorms, unusual for this time of summer, will continue today in Southern California.
Storms have been dousing western Arizona and southeastern California Thursday morning. Flash flooding is a threat with some areas receiving rainfall at a rate of 0.50 of an inch an hour and higher.
Higher humidity and a disturbance will continue shifting westward to bring the moisture to areas west of the Southern California mountains. Residents of Southern California will feel the noticeable rise in humidity.
Thunderstorms could produce torrential downpours capable of causing flash flooding, AccuWeather Expert Senior Meteorologist Ken Clark said.
Burn scar areas from recent fires will be most susceptible to flash flooding.
Lightning from the thunderstorms could also threaten to spark new fires over the parched area.
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