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Storm damage

(Storm moves through Imperial County)…The North County was hardest hit.

Highway 86, near Treadwell Boulevard, was closed for several hours after strong winds knocked down 10-15 power poles. The strong winds hit the area at just before 2:00 in the morning. Crews were still clearing debris at 7:00 am. The Imperial Irrigation District had not estimated time to repair the damage while storm activity continued. At around 5:30 am a tree was blown over on Holton Road, near Barbara Worth Road. The roadway was partially blocked for about an hour. A severe Storm Warning was issued by the National Weather Service over night. The warning was for Riverside County. The storm, however also affected north Imperial County.