Thunder and lightning storms were moving through parts of Southern California on Friday afternoon, with the
The NWS said some lightning strikes were reported during the storm, adding: "If you can, stay indoors until storms pass."
Heavy rain was falling in downtown L.A. as well as parts of Ventura County, the San Fernando Valley, the Westside, Mid-City, Santa Clarita and some high-desert communities.
Some roadway flooding is possible, the NWS warned.
The NWS said the rains will pass Friday, and that Saturday will see partly cloudy skies.