Spring Storm Coverage
Southern California was slammed with heavy rains Sunday and early Monday, but things were expected to dry out by late afternoon. However, more rain is expected Wednesday and Thursday.
The main band of heavy rain has moved off to the east, and we have finished the deluge for now, but the storm is not over yet.
The first day of spring arrived with a bang in Southern California, bringing heavy snow to the mountains and illuminating the sky with flashes of lightning from Santa Barbara to downtown Los Angeles.
Flowing mud and debris prompted about 30 people to evacuate their homes in Woodland hills Sunday after a day of heavy rains and high winds, police and city fire officials said.
A storm that brought heavy rain, wind and snow Sunday prompted the closure of a long stretch of the Golden State (5) Freeway through the Grapevine, a California Highway Patrol Officer said.
Flooding from heavy storm that drenched the Southland Sunday night prompted the closure of the Sepulveda Dam and Recreation Area, as well as several surrounding streets, along with the Sepulveda Tunnel near LAX, police said.
The U.S. Coast Guard and Santa Barbara Harbor Patrol have rescued a family of four — including a 6-month-old baby and a dog — whose sailboat broke free from its moorings amid high waves and strong winds in Santa Barbara.
Water flowing from an unknown source at a construction site near the Skirball Center flooded a portion of the San Diego (405) Freeway Sunday, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
High winds and rain knocked out power to more than 46,000 Southland homes and businesses Sunday, according to utility officials.
County roads crossing the San Gabriel Mountains have been closed as a precaution until the storm passes.