SANTA CLARITA (CBSLA.com) — Drivers were taking cover Thursday amid reports of flooding on the southbound Antelope Valley (14) Freeway, authorities said.

Thunderstorms were behind the flooding that occurred between Escondido Canyon and Red Rover Mine roads in Acton amid thunderstorms in the area, according to California Highway Patrol.

Flooding was also being reported on the southbound 14 Freeway between Escondido Canyon and Red Rover Mine roads in Acton amid thunderstorms in the area, a California Highway Patrol spokesperson said.

Video footage captured hail falling on the 14 Freeway as drivers stopped their vehicles under an overpass to take cover.

A flash flood warning was for the area until 4:45 p.m.

Crews were also responding to a downed power line caused by a toppled tree on San Francisquito Canyon Road north of Canyon Country.

Hours earlier, SKY9 captured a double lightning strike in the skies over the Acton area.

Even veteran SKY9 reporter Stu Mundel was bewildered by the strange weather, noting he “never saw clouds like these” before.

This is a breaking news report. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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