Perhaps the biggest job was in Camarillo, about 50 miles northwest of Los Angeles, where a mudslide made 13 homes uninhabitable Friday. The debris flowed down a hillside burned by wildfire last year.
During the height of the rain, streets looked like virtual rivers.
Mandatory evacuation orders were lifted Friday afternoon for residents in the Camarillo Springs burn area in Ventura County.
A storm out of the Pacific Northwest threatens heavy rainfall, flash flooding, rivers of mud and debris in areas denuded by wildfire, high surf, perilous rip currents and winds gusting at as much as 70 miles per hour.
Water officials reminded residents Thursday to turn off their sprinklers to save water during the large storm expected to soak Southern California this weekend.
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 Los Angeles County Public Works crews Tuesday were removing debris from fire scarred areas in preparation for a storm forecasted to hit at the end of the week.
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.
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.
Things are settling down after a busy day Tuesday. Rainfall totals are in the ballpark of 1-inch for the Los Angeles-area.
In anticipation of this week’s rain, the city of Glendora filled 3,000 sandbags for residents in the Colby Fire burn area. On Sunday, people came to the City Yard to pick them up.
With the busiest travel day of the year approaching, LAX is expected to be the busiest airport in the country as the east coast’s anticipated storm has resulted in travelers deciding to fly early.
Authorities in Orange County Friday issued an evacuation advisory for residents in the Silverado Canyon area.