LAKE ELSINORE (CBSLA) — Mandatory evacuation orders were issued Thursday for areas burned by the Holy Fire in Riverside County and Orange County.
Heavy downpours in the Cleveland National Forest triggered the warnings to get out.
In Orange County, residents living at homes in Trabuco Canyon were ordered to evacuate, with road closures in effect on Trabuco Canyon at Rose Canyon and Plano Trabuco.
A flash flood warning for inland Orange County was extended through 4 p.m.
In Riverside County, residents in Amorose, Alberhill, Glen Ivy A, Glen Ivy B, Glen Eden, Grace, Horsethief A, Laguna A, Matri, McVicker A, Rice and Withrow were told to get out now.
The same areas had just been evacuated a week ago, when the first major winter storm of the season brought thunderstorms and heavy rainfall. Several homes were damaged, but no one was injured or trapped.
Riverside County officials also says the possibility of thunderstorms over the Cranston Fire burn area in the San Jacinto mountains could also prompt evacuations in those areas.