02/06/2024 12:04 PM PST

Tornado Warning for El Cajon Area

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning for South central San Diego County until 12:45 p.m.

At 12:00 p.m., a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over El Cajon, moving northeast at 35 mph.

Locations impacted by the warning include El Cajon, La Mesa, Tierrasanta, Santee, Lemon Grove, Rancho San
Diego, Spring Valley, Crest, Lakeside, La Presa, Lake Murray,
Bonita, Winter Gardens, Harbison Canyon, Granite Hills, Bostonia,
Casa De Oro-Mount Helix, Jamacha Lomita, and Flinn Springs.

People in the warning area are encouraged to take cover now. Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.