LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — A rain advisory has been issued for recreational beaches and bays in the City of Long Beach, following the rain experienced in the last 24 hours, Long Beach Health Officer Dr. Anissa Davis said Sunday.
Recreational swimming areas should be avoided for three days following the end of a rainstorm, she said.READ MORE: 'It's Heartbreaking': ArcLight Cinemas, Pacific Theatres Closing Permanently Due To Pandemic Losses
After any significant rainfall, unhealthy conditions may result from increased runoff from storm drain outlets and rivers, which eventually lead to the city’s beaches. The conditions could make surfers and swimmers sick.READ MORE: 'We Are Seeing Our Economy Come Back To Life': Study Shows That Consumer Confidence In OC Is On The Rise As Residents Brace For Light At The End Of The Tunnel
The advisory will be extended if the rain continues.MORE NEWS: 2 Men Hospitalized After Large Explosion At Valley Glen Home, Investigation Ongoing
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