Flash flood warning issued for parts of Sonoma County

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The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Southeastern Sonoma County until 12:15 a.m. Thursday.

The weather service reported heavy rains in the affected and warned areas at 8:14 p.m.

Locations include; Petaluma, Rohnert Park, Windsor, Sonoma, Sebastopol, Cotati, Roseland, Larkfield-Wikiup, Boyes Hot Springs, Black Point-Green, Point, Forestville, Fetters Hot Spring, Fetters Hot Springs-Agua, Caliente, Temelec, Graton, El Verano and Eldridge.

NWS said flash flooding is already occurring. Residents are advised to be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.