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Flash flood warning issued for southeastern SLO County

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning Friday for southeastern San Luis Obispo County.

The warning ends at 7 p.m., according to the Los Angeles/Oxnard Weather Forecast Office’s website.

The warning is also in effect until 7 p.m. for north-central Santa Barbara County.

At 4:42 p.m., the National Weather Service reported that slow moving thunderstorms were producing heavy rain across those areas, with the heaviest rain located about six miles west of Cuyama.

Up to 2 inches of rain might have fallen, and flash flooding was likely.

National Weather Service said that several places could experience flooding: West Cuyama, Highway 166 in the Cuyama Valley, Carrizo Plain and Big Pine Mountain.

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