SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) — The recent rainfall toppled trees and damaged cars across the county.
The first step is the clean up, but then comes the claims process with insurance companies.
"With something like this, as of now we've seen hundreds of claims," said Kristin Francy of State Farm Insurance.
And that's on top of the spike in claims filed from last month's storm.
"One of the main things we try to remind people, when they're going through these claims processes, is to make sure you document everything," Francy said. "Take pictures, so if for any reason an adjustor isn't able to be right there immediately, we're able to see everything that's happened."
It's also a good time to check over your existing policies.
Standard homeowners insurance doesn't cover flooding.
The Insurance Information Institute estimates a quarter of all flood claims come from outside designated zones.
"Know that there are agents you can call if you have questions when you have a claim," Francy said. "Or if there's coverage - trees calling, debris flying, floods that you have someone to go to."
Governor Jerry Brown didn't issue a state of emergency proclamation for the recent storms, but he did during past storms - Urging Caltrans to seek federal help in repairing locally damaged infrastructure.
On Tuesday, President Trump approved declaring much of Northern California a federal disaster area.
It provides federal funding for repairs there, but also allows California to use money for "hazard mitigation" statewide once estimates come in.
"I have already put FEMA and the Federal Highway Administration on notice, that as soon as that [estimate] arrives, that they put the pedal to the metal," said Congresswoman Anna Eshoo.
Thanksgiving could see record-setting heat in San Diego County, according to forecasters, who also reported the smashing of temperature records across the county on Wednesday.
A charity run, meals for the needy, a long-running music festival and holiday shopping are on tap for Thursday's Thanksgiving Day in San Diego.
Your living room often becomes your work space if you work from home. If you have kids, the house can be even more chaotic. Well now, more women are able to take 10-15 steps out of their home and into their "she shed."
Around 60,000 passengers are expected to pass through San Diego's Lindbergh Field daily during the upcoming holiday weekend.
Thanksgiving meals were provided to the needy around San Diego County Wednesday, one day ahead of the holiday.
A pedestrian was killed Wednesday night in a hit-and-run crash in the Mountain View section of San Diego and police detained the driver, who fled the scene on foot after the vehicle struck a house.
U.S. and Japanese ships and aircraft were searching in the Philippine Sea on Thursday for three sailors missing since a U.S. Navy aircraft crashed a day earlier.
A decomposing body found inside a 55-gallon barrel that was floating in the San Diego Bay last month has been identified.
The always-heated topic of whether to begin holiday shopping on Thanksgiving Day will be raised again Thursday, as many chain stores will open their doors around San Diego one day before the so-called "Black Friday."