Storm hits Santa Clara County with Flood Warning, road closures

Courtesy of Santa Clara County Fire

SANTA CLARA COUNTY (KRON) — A Flash Flood Warning has been administered Sunday morning for Santa Clara County, according to the National Weather Service.

The warning was first issued at 8:15 a.m., and is in place until 11:15 a.m. today.

A Flash Flood Warning is different from a Flash Flood Watch, in that flooding is extremely likely to occur.

This means for the next three hours, the people of Santa Clara County should take proper flood precautions.

Also in Santa Clara County this morning, a down tree is closing part of Old Santa Cruz Highway.

The highway is closed about 100 yards south of Idylwild.

If anyone needs assistance while driving in this area, call the Santa Clara County Roads Hotline at 408-494-1382.

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