National Weather Service

Encinitas residents encouraged to prepare for powerful storms

The National Weather Service is warning that a series of powerful Pacific storms will bring heavy rainfall to Encinitas and the surrounding region now through early next week. It’s expected that five-day rainfall totals will be substantial, ranging from several inches at the coast to as much as a foot along the coastal slopes. City of Encinitas crews are in the process of taking appropriate measures in preparation for potential heavy rains and strong winds. Residents are encouraged to be prepared and plan accordingly as a prolonged event of this nature has the potential to produce flooding and cause transportation issues.

The City of Encinitas has the following tips and...