More Rain Expected in Parts of Inland Empire Already Pounded by Floods

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KTLA) – More thunderstorms were forecast for parts of the Inland Empire on Friday, according to the National Weather Service.

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Flash floods hit the Inland Empires Thursday amid heavy rain.

A flash flood watch was issued for sections of San Bernardino and Riverside counties that were hit a day earlier by floods.

At one point, about 10,000 customers were without power in Riverside on Thursday, city spokesman Phil Pitchford told KTLA 5.

The weather service warned drivers not to enter areas where water was surging onto roadways, and it said that the California Highway Patrol had reported several vehicles stranded.

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