LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fast-moving thunderstorms dumped heavy rain that triggered flash floods and mud flows in rural areas of the San Bernardino Mountains.

San Bernardino County sheriff’s spokeswoman Cindy Bachmann says deputies checked on residents in the Forest Falls and Big Falls areas because of reports of significant mud and debris flowing down the hillsides. Bachmann says no structures were damaged and no injuries were reported.

Several roads were obstructed by debris.

San Bernardino Forest officials reported flash flooding in the Forest Falls and Mill Creek areas.

Forest Falls is a community of about 1,000 people northeast of Redlands in the San Bernardino National Forest.

Other areas placed under flash-flood warnings include northwestern Riverside County, southwestern San Bernardino including the city of Yucaipa, and south-central San Diego County.

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