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.
A Pacific storm is expected to bring rain, snow and high winds Friday afternoon through the evening.
Waves as high as 6 to 8 feet were expected to roll in during a high surf advisory issued by the National Weather Service, which will be in effect until 9 p.m. Tuesday.
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Back at home, relatives remain anxious about the well-being of their loved ones, with vacationers left stranded in areas so flooded the only way out is to wait for a flight.
Heavy rains – remnants of Hurricane Norbert – triggered a flash flood emergency in and around parts of the city, even wiping away entire sections of I-15.
Riverside County will remain under a flash flood watch through Monday evening following severe storms that submerged cars and filled basements over the weekend.