Skip to comments.As storm approaches Southern California, evacuations ordered for L.A. hillsides
Posted on 02/09/2010 1:47:28 PM PST by Beaten Valve
Foothill areas north of Los Angeles are under a flash flood watch as another winter storm approaches, threatening burn areas with more mudslides and prompting mandatory evacuations for hundreds of homes.
Showers and thunderstorms are expected to drop between 1/3 of an inch to 2 inches of rain starting Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday night, said forecasters with the National Weather Service in Oxnard. Though the storm will be patchy and "showery," forecasters said it could dump more than a half-inch of rain an hour in some areas.
Los Angeles County authorities issued mandatory evacuation orders Monday night for more than 500 residences in mudslide-prone areas in La Cañada Flintridge, La Crescenta and Acton. Sheriff's deputies are ordering residents to leave their homes by 10 a.m. Tuesday.
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Except California’s are biblical curses. What next? Frogs and locust?
Frogs and locusts? Well Jerry Brown is running for governor again so it could happen...
“Sheriff’s deputies are ordering residents to leave their homes by 10 a.m. Tuesday.”
Communism. They should be given all the available information, & make up their own free mind.
It’s raining pretty hard. We had hail a little while ago.
The dash to the Jacuzzi is going to be somewhat uncomfortable.
Where are you at? I’m in West LA and its raining pretty hard here too. Just had a big thunder strike here.
You have to move your car off the street if you live in the foothill area or the LAPD says that they will tow it away...
I’m in Glendale. Pouring hard, thunder and lightning. Very very frightening.
that sounds like it should be unconstitutional
[singing] It never rains in sunny southern California...
You beat me to it. Oh nooooooosss... it’s RAINING and THUNDERING.....Oh nooooosssss.......:-)
You know what they say are the four seasons in California:
Fire, flood, earthquake and riot.
Ughhh..it’s rainy season for Ca.—isn’t rain good?
Maybe those hurting central Ca. farmers will get their water the environazi’s have denied them last year.
Steady, light rain in Costa Mesa. It sure looks like it’s gonna bust out, though...........
51 years in Los Angeles and I was never scared once during any storm. Within 2 months of moving to Dallas Texas, I witnessed Lightning, Thunder, Wind, and Rain like never before and 2 tornado warnings later, We were scared for our lives.....You can’t even go outside during some of the lightning here.....No way........
The funny thing.....we liked it! .....
Mama mia! Mama mia! Mama mia, Figaro!
We are all doomed - East coast is all snowed in while the West coast gets rained out. What is next, a huge drought in middle?
Oh great, does this mean another record breaking snowstorm for the East in 4-5 days when it’s done in LA?
No, we got ice here in the middle.
Seen the Yellowstone threads? ;)
an aside: Back in the 80's a Mech Engineer from LA had to fly in to Chi for a Construction meeting. He called home a couple times during the meeting to see if his house survived some Mudslide or Brush Fire. He apologized to us for the delays he was causing and said this was typical CA 'weather'.
(I didn't care about the delays, we were in the 40 something floor of Sears Tower and I just looked out the window at the cool view)