Residents living in burn areas were on high alert Thursday as a powerful winter storm moves into the Southland.
The light rain will begin later this afternoon through northern reaches of Ventura County and then that light warm front rain will spread into the LA area.
The rain forced several rescues overnight Thursday due to mudslides and flash floods in Riverside County.
Despite the 1.34 billion gallons of water that was captured from this week’s storm, officials say it’s a “drop in the bucket” when it comes to ameliorating the drought.
Half a dozen rainfall records for Southern California have been broken, thanks to the storm that is forecast to wind down Wednesday.
Residents of Glendora remained under voluntary evacuation orders Wednesday, authorities said.
Authorities say one person was killed Tuesday night in a traffic collision in the city of Malibu.
Rain accompanied by strong winds drenched the Southland Tuesday, raising the risk of flash flooding in much of the region and mudslides in neighborhoods below hillsides denuded by wildfires.
Heavy rain created some dangerous driving conditions Tuesday and resulted in numerous traffic collisions throughout Los Angeles.
Things are settling down after a busy day Tuesday. Rainfall totals are in the ballpark of 1-inch for the Los Angeles-area.
Amid continuing showers, authorities are giving away sand and sandbags.
Except a few lingering clouds, Monday should be dry and slightly warmer.
Roads are clogged and the airports are packed.
Rain brought on flooding Sunday in Montebello and officials were forced to redirect traffic.
Rains in Malibu have covered part of the Pacific Coast Highway in mud, rocks and debris from a former wildfire area and left about a dozen vehicles stranded.