Summer Storms: Flooding, Strong Winds, Stunning Sunsets

Rare summer storms slammed parts of Southern California to start off a hot and humid August. Click here for a look at summer storm photos from around the region.

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Rachelle Lyman
Stormy Castaic Lake
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KNBC-TV
Flooding caused damage along a stretch of Metrolink track Thursday Aug. 3, 2017.
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A barbecue grill was swept away in floodwaters Thursday Aug. 4, 2017 in Acton.
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A Fiat 500 on a flooded road Thursday Aug. 4, 2017 during summer storms in Southern California.
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A man was hoisted to safety Thursday Aug. 3, 2017 as floodwaters trapped his pickup.
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Kimberly Zittlow
A powerful storm in Lake Elsinore caused a tree to fall on a house and car.
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Ray Zaragoza
A flooded underpass in Beaumont shows how damaging the flash floods have been.
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Rita Lacroix
Cloudy sky hangs overhead in Lake Forest CA.
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Jeannie Traer
Sunset at Bolsa Chica State Beach on Thursday, August, 3, 2017.
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Andre Purwo
A shot of the rain falling under the clouds Tuesday Aug. 1, 2017.
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Brian Pickering
Tuesday's freak thunderstorm and ferocious winds in San Bernardino bent two 'champion state' flag poles in half along the outfield fence at Al Houghton Stadium, site of next week's 47th Annual Little League Western Region Baseball Tournament.
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Elle Nicholson
A rainbow appears Tuesday Aug. 1, 2017 over Thousand Oaks.
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Fred Esber
A rainbow appears in the Inland Empire Tuesday Aug. 1, 2017.
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Mathew Silcock
Clouds above Huntington Beach Tuesday Aug. 1, 2017.
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Yolanda haynes
Wind whips up dust Tuesday Aug. 1, 2017.
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Susan Monroe/KNBC-TV
A rainbow as seen from Granada Hills Tuesday Aug. 1, 2017.
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Kyle gaskins
A tractortrailer tipped over on freeway above Temecula Parkway duriing a Tuesday Aug. 1, 201 rainstorm.
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julie
julie rain in north tustin
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Branden Whetsel
A semi-trailer truck rolled over Tuesday Aug. 1, 2017 on the 15 Freeway in Temecula.
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KNBC-TV
Water washes out part of a road in the Corona area Tuesday Aug. 1, 2017.
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A tree fell onto a property Tuesday Aug. 1, 2017 in San Bernardino.
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Beach visitors were evacuated from Huntinton Beach due to severe weather Tuesday Aug. 1, 2017.
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A tree toppled during storms in Corona Tuesday Aug. 1, 2017.
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Damian Kramer
A sunset Wednesday Aug. 2, 2017.
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Andrew Clements
A sunset on Wednesday Aug. 2, 2017.
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Joss Newton
Sunset from Burbank on Wednesday Aug. 2, 2017.
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jacob
untitled My poor tree snapped from the high winds in lake Elsinore
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Kimberly Zittlow
A tree fell on cars and a carport Wednesday Aug. 2, 2017 in Lake Elsinore.
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Kimberly Zittlow
A tree fell on cars and a carport Wednesday Aug. 2, 2017 in Lake Elsinore.
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Kimberly Zittlow
A tree fell on cars and a carport Wednesday Aug. 2, 2017 in Lake Elsinore.
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Kimberly Zittlow
A tree fell on cars and a carport Wednesday Aug. 2, 2017 in Lake Elsinore.
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Kimberly Zittlow
A tree fell on cars and a carport Wednesday Aug. 2, 2017 in Lake Elsinore.
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Deborah Gregg
Clouds on the horizon, as seen Thursday Aug. 3, 2017 from Apple Valley.
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Mtslcck
A view of the sky above Huntington Beach.
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Jeannie Traer
Sunset @ Bolsa Chica State Beach Sent from my iPhone
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Renee Watkins
Rancho Mission Viejo
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John Burgon
Lighting was reported in mountain and valley communities Thursday Aug. 3, 2017.
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