Big Bear, Ca, July 6, 2011, 4:00pm – A flash flood watch and a hazardous weather outlook are currently in place for the San Bernardino Mountains and surrounding areas. According to the National Weather Service abundant moisture from the sub tropics and unstable weather conditions are producing thunderstorms over the mountains and desert areas of southern California. These storms are capable of producing brief heavy rain, and a possibility of local flash flooding. Small hail, gusty winds, and dangerous cloud to ground lightening may occur. Residents are encouraged to drive with care on the wet roads.