LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Two major Southern California theme parks announced on Twitter they shut down Thursday due to a powerful winter storm sweeping through the area.
Six Flag Magic Mountain tweeted that due to the weather the park would be closed Thursday.
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PARK UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, #SixFlagsMagicMountain will be CLOSED today, December 30.
— Six Flags Magic Mountain (@SFMagicMountain) December 30, 2021
Knott’s Berry Farm shut down early at 1 p.m. citing the weather as the reason why on Twitter.
— Knott's Berry Farm (@knotts) December 30, 2021
The other major theme parks in the area, Disneyland and Universal Studios, remained open.READ MORE: NFL, LA County Go On Public Education Blitz To Block COVID From Super Bowl Festivities
A winter storm warning took effect at 1 a.m. Wednesday and will remain in place until 4 a.m. Friday in the Los Angeles County mountains, excluding the Santa Monica range.
In Yucaipa, evacuation warnings remained in effect due to the current storm.reminded residents to continue to adhere to evacuation warnings and orders.
CBSLA Meteorologist Alex Biston said a Special Marine Warning was in place until 5:30 a.m. from Point Mugu to San Mateo Point, including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands.MORE NEWS: 'She Led With Love, Kindness, And Compassion': County Establishes Sandra Shells Memorial Fund In Honor Of Slain Nurse
“A shower capable of producing waterspouts was located near Port of LA. Waterspouts can create locally hazardous seas,” Biston said.