By CBSLA Staff

SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — Orange County residents got a taste of fall weather Friday as a storm system brought rain and hail to some areas.

Forecasters warned residents about potentially “torrential” downpours before the system dissipates.

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CBSLA’s Michele Gile encountered rain on the 73 Freeway in Newport Beach around 3:40 p.m.

The National Weather Service reported thunderstorms near Mission Viejo and moving over San Pedro Channel, heading towards Catalina Island.

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Twitter users reported rain in Huntington Beach, Mission Viejo and Orange.

Storms were expected to impact the area through at least 6 p.m.

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