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Evacuation orders slowly lifted as storm eases

LOS ANGELES — Evacuation orders were slowly lifted as rain from the multiple-day storm began to ease, but residents were still urged to remain prepared in case the threat of mudslides, flooding and debris flows returns, and evacuation warnings in some areas remain in place Wednesday.What You Need To Know Residents in the La Tuna Canyon area had been under an evacuation order since the storm began, but the order was lifted late Tuesday afternoon."The Los Angeles County Department of Public Wor...

LOS ANGELES — Evacuation orders were slowly lifted as rain from the multiple-day storm began to ease, but residents were still urged to remain prepared in case the threat of mudslides, flooding and debris flows returns, and evacuation warnings in some areas remain in place Wednesday.

What You Need To Know

Residents in the La Tuna Canyon area had been under an evacuation order since the storm began, but the order was lifted late Tuesday afternoon.

"The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works has downgraded this site to a Phase 2 from a Phase 3," according to a statement from Los Angeles city Emergency Management officials "According to the LACDPW, Phase 2 indicates that 'moderate debris and mudflows are possible at more widespread locations.' Due to this downgrade, City of Los Angeles departments conducted a land survey of the evacuated area to confirm the county's assessment and concluded that the residents may return home."

The affected area was roughly bounded by Horse Haven Street to the north, Martindale Avenue to the east, Penrose Street to the south, and Ledge Avenue to the west, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

An evacuation center for residents that was opened at Stonehurst Recreation Center was closed Tuesday afternoon. Large animals evacuation centers at Hansen Dam Horse Park at 11127 Orcas Ave. in Lake View Terrace, and the LA Equestrian Center at 480 Riverside Drive in Burbank will remain open until 5 p.m. Wednesday.

"The La Tuna Canyon Evacuation Order has been lifted and LAPD will remove all hard closures," LAFD Fire Chief Kristin Crowley said in a statement. "As residents return to their homes, we urge them to exercise caution as the water-soaked hillsides will continue to pose a mudslide threat for days after the rain stops. We ask residents to remain vigilant and stay informed via LAFD.org and NotifyLA."

Evacuation orders that had been issued for the Agua Fire burn area along Soledad Canyon Road east of Agua Dulce Canyon Road and the Owen Fire burn area, on Santa Maria Road north of Topanga Canyon in the Topanga area, were both reduced Tuesday afternoon to evacuation warnings, although residents were still urged to be prepared to leave if needed.

Additionally, evacuation warnings were issued for areas of unincorporated Los Angeles County near burn scars, including the Juniper Hills and Valyermo areas from the Bobcat Fire, and the following areas of Lake Hughes and King Canyon from the Lake Fire:

In Orange County, a voluntary evacuation warning remains in effect for Silverado, Williams, Modjeska and Trabuco canyons due to heavy rains. A map with detailed depictions of the areas under evacuation warnings can be found here.

Canyon residents were encouraged to prepare and voluntarily evacuate, especially those with disabilities, access and/or functional needs, and canyon residents with large animals.

Any residents with disabilities and those with access and/or functional needs requiring evacuation assistance were asked to call Orange County Sheriff's Department Dispatch at 714-647-7000.

Orange County Animal Care encouraged animal owners in voluntary evacuation areas to implement their personal evacuation plans. Pet evacuation tips are available here. Any person needing assistance with information about animal or large animal evacuations should call Orange County Animal Care at 714-935-6848 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or 714-259-1122 after-hours from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m.

Slow-moving storm soaks Southern California. See evacuations and road closures

Evacuation warnings, road closures and flood warnings are in effect to start the week as another significant winter storm brings more rain to Southern California.Steady rain arrived Sunday in Ventura County and spread across Los Angeles County overnight. Widespread rain is in the forecast through Wednesday....

Evacuation warnings, road closures and flood warnings are in effect to start the week as another significant winter storm brings more rain to Southern California.

Steady rain arrived Sunday in Ventura County and spread across Los Angeles County overnight. Widespread rain is in the forecast through Wednesday.

Flash flood warnings and flood advisories were in affect through Wednesday morning for much of the region. Parts of Ventura and Los Angeles counties were under a flood warning early Monday.

Scroll down for updates on evacuations and road closures due to the storm.

Evacuations

An evacuation warning was issued along Santa Maria Road north of Topanga Canyon Boulevard in the Santa Monica Mountains due to possible slides. The warning, urging residents to be prepared to evacuate, is in effect through 9 a.m. Wednesday.

In the northern San Fernando Valley, the LA County Public Works officials issued a Phase 2 debris flow forecast for the Land Fire burn area east of Sun Valley. The alert will be in effect until 9 a.m. Wednesday. Moderate flooding and mud/debris flows are possible in the area of McDonald Creek, Del Arroyo Drive and La Tuna Canyon Road.

If conditions warrant, evacuations could be ordered in the area, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

Road closures

Part of Mulholland Drive remained closed to through traffic between Skyline Drive and Bowmont Drive. Landslides above and below the canyon road between the San Fernando Valley and Hollywood caused damage earlier this month at four locations. The road is expected to remain closed for weeks.

Along the coast, all lanes of Pacific Coast Highway will be closed nightly from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. or later along a stretch in Malibu and Ventura County. The closure extends from Sycamore Canyon Road to Las Posas Road in Ventura County.

The Skirball Center Drive/Mulholland Drive exit ramp from the northbound 405 Freeway was closed until further notice due to a sinkhole.

Part of Benedict Canyon Road was restricted to local access only due to a collapsing roadway. The closure extends from Mulholland Drive to Hutton Drive.

City of Los Angeles Storm Response Evening Update

En Español한국어The Los Angeles Emergency Operations Center was activated at 8:00 AM this morning as part of the City's continued urgent, proactive response the severe weather event in Los Angeles and surround...

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The Los Angeles Emergency Operations Center was activated at 8:00 AM this morning as part of the City's continued urgent, proactive response the severe weather event in Los Angeles and surrounding areas. City departments have been mobilized to respond to potential storm impacts including possible mud and debris flows, downed power lines, power outages, roadway flooding, fallen trees and other obstructions in the roadway. Angelenos should stay safe during tonight's storm and stay informed by visiting emergency.lacity.gov.

Local weather updates provided by the National Weather Service can be found here.

Here is the latest information regarding storm impacts and the City’s response:

Evacuation Orders:

Out of an abundance of caution, an evacuation order was issued for La Tuna Canyon Road, roughly within the area bounded by Horse Haven St. to the North, Martindale Ave. to the East, Penrose St. to the South and Ledge Ave. to the West. The area is subject to increased risk of significant flooding, mudslides and sediment flow because of the burn scars left by the Land Fire that occurred in 2022.

Limited road closures are currently in effect in the evacuation area:

Emergency evacuation centers have been activated at the following locations to support evacuees in the area:

Sunland Senior Citizen Center

8640 Fenwick St, Sunland, CA 91040

Lake View Terrace Recreation Center

11075 Foothill Blvd, Lake View Terrace, CA 91342

The City has identified the following shelters for large animals:

Hansen Dam Horse Park

11127 Orcas Ave. Lake View Terrace, CA 91342

LA Equestrian Center

480 Riverside Dr, Burbank, CA 91506

On Saturday, the Emergency Management Department issued a wireless emergency alert targeting those in the affected area in anticipation of the evacuation, directing them to LAFD.org/news for the latest updates on the evacuation. The Emergency Management Department also made phone calls to the evacuation area. As of this afternoon, LAPD officers with Operation Valley Bureau visited 50 locations in person to notify residents of the order to evacuate.

Vinedale Preparatory Academy in the La Tuna Canyon Road Evacuation Zone will have classes relocated to Glenwood Elementary on Monday, February 5.

Power Outages:

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has reported 4674 customers experiencing power outages at this time. Storms also increase the likelihood of downed or damaged wires. Never approach or touch any wire that is down or dangling and immediately report it by calling 9-1-1

Public Works Storm Response:

Since the start of the storm, bureaus within the Department of Public Works have reported the following operations and calls for service:

Traffic Impacts & Road Closures:

LAPD has reported 21 ambulance calls for traffic incidents between 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM on Sunday. Zero fatalities have been reported.

Sepulveda Basin road closures:

La Tuna Canyon Road evacuation area road closures:

Winter Shelter Operations:

The City and LAHSA has activated four standup shelters at our Recreation and Parks facilities, offering an additional 291 beds for our unhoused neighbors. Angelenos are encouraged to call 2-1-1, walk up to any of the below Recreation and Parks sites or connect with an outreach worker if they are seeking shelter.

Metro Updates:

School Impacts:

LAUSD is scheduled to remain open on Monday. LA Unified will continue to monitor the storm closely and make adjustments based on weather conditions and consultations with emergency personnel.

Vinedale Preparatory Academy in the La Tuna Canyon Road Evacuation Zone will have classes relocated to Glenwood Elementary.

Language access is available for all residents requesting and receiving services related to the upcoming storm.

Flash flood warning issued for parts of LA County. See forecast updates

A flash flood warning was in effect Monday afternoon for a large part of Los Angeles county as a slow-moving storm continued to drench the region.Flood warnings were in effect until 3 p.m. for the Santa Monica Mountains and the Hollywood Hills Monday after hours of steady rain that began Sunday afternoon. A more widespread part of the county, including the San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita, Glendale and Arcadia were included a flash...

A flash flood warning was in effect Monday afternoon for a large part of Los Angeles county as a slow-moving storm continued to drench the region.

Flood warnings were in effect until 3 p.m. for the Santa Monica Mountains and the Hollywood Hills Monday after hours of steady rain that began Sunday afternoon. A more widespread part of the county, including the San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita, Glendale and Arcadia were included a flash flood warning issued until 6 p.m.

Live Coverage: Storm updates will be provided above when available.

The winter storm fueled by an atmospheric river as it moved over the Pacific delivered record rainfall to the region, and it isn’t finished yet. The inclement weather will continue to batter SoCal with strong showers and mountain snow at high elevations. Most of the region was under flood warnings and watches early Monday.

The overnight rains triggered slides and flooding that led to several canyon road closures. In Beverly Crest, a debris flow damaged about five homes, but there were no immediate reports of injuries. Video showed cars and SUVs stuck in deep mud.

In Studio City, a mud and debris flow forced evacuations at nine homes and damages at least two homes. There were no reports of injuries. A mud and debris flow in the Beverly Glen area damaged about five homes and left cars and SUVs stuck in mud.

The historic rainfall is causing mudslides across Southern California, creating dangerous road conditions for the Monday morning commute. NBCLA's Michelle Valles reports on February 5, 2024.

Elsewhere, slide and flooding led to road closures throughout the region, including roads through the Sepulveda Basin, including Burbank Boulevard between the 405 Freeway and Balboa Boulevard and Woodley Avenue between Burbank and Victory boulevards.

Benedict Canyon and Beverly Glen Canyon roads were closed because of flooding and slides.

Rain fell throughout the morning drive and will likely impact the evening commute, too.

“The concentration shifts on onto the east across areas in eastern LA County as well as Orange County and San Bernardino and Riverside Counties and it’s very good for a good portion of the morning,” said NBCLA forecaster Melissa Magee said. “We’ve got that rain concentrated over the same area before we get into Monday night.”

February is typically the wettest month of the year in Los Angeles with downtown LA averaging 3.64 inches of rain for the month. This multi-day storm is expected to bring that amount and possibly more over a 24- to 48-hour period and rival some of the highest rain totals from last year, including the nearly 3 inches of rain produced over two days by the remnants of Tropical Storm Hillary in August.

On Sunday, downtown LA recorded 4.10 inches of rain, passing the daily record of 2.55 inches set in 1927. Since 1877, Sunday was the third wettest day ever for February.

Gov. Gavin Newsom's office issued a state of emergency for Southern California counties in the storm's path.

The storm will take its time Monday moving through Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire. Expect rain throughout Monday in Los Angeles and Orange counties, and the Inland Empire.

LA County can expect an additional 1.5 to 3 inches of rain before the storm moves out. Other areas will likely see 1 to 2 more inches of rain.

Significant rainfall may fall in the mountains and those showers will likely trickle down to the basin.

“Some of the rain rates across the mountain spots might actually be into half-an-inch to an inch per hour rate,” said NBCLA forecaster David Biggar. “All that water’s got to go somewhere, that’s why we have the high risk for some flooding.”

Showers are in Tuesday's forecast before rain diminishes in the afternoon into mid-week.

LAUSD Superintendent Alberto Carvalho said schools will remain open amid the winter storm, saying the district is an “essential service” to its students that must continue to provide for them. Jonathan Gonzalez reports for the NBC4 News on Feb. 4, 2024.

How to prepare for the rain

According to NBC4 meteorologist Belen de Leon, here are some tips on how to prep for the storm:

Gov. Gavin Newsom's office issued a state of emergency for Southern California counties in the storm's path.

February is typically the wettest month of the year in Los Angeles with downtown LA averaging 3.64 inches of rain for the month. This multi-day storm is expected to bring that amount and possibly more over a 24- to 48-hour period and rival some of the highest rain totals from last year, including the nearly 3 inches of rain produced over two days by the remnants of Tropical Storm Hillary in August.

"If you are not home already, please get home and stay home," Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass said Sunday afternoon.

The significant rainfall threat led to evacuation warnings that went into effect for some flood- and slide-prone areas. Those included the La Tuna Canyon area in the Los Angeles' northern San Fernando Valley.

“Because it’s moving slow, that is the cause for that flooding potential we’ll see here in Southern California," said NBCLA forecaster Shanna Mendiola.

A winter storm batters Santa Barbara, forcing the city to close its beaches and warn residents to stay safe. Karma Dickerson reports for the NBC4 News on Feb. 4, 2024.

Resources for unhoused residents

Those who are unhoused can head to several winter shelter locations that have opened in Los Angeles. Those who need transportation to the shelters can call 211 for assistance.

The following locations are open for residents who are experiencing homelessness:

Safety officials urged unhoused residents to stay away from riverbeds as water levels were expected to rise amid the rainfall.

Impact on schools

Despite the heavy rain, LAUSD schools will remain open, Superintendent Alberto Carvalho announced Sunday. Vinedale College Preparatory Academy in Sun Valley, which was under an evacuation warning, was set to close on Monday, however. Its students and staff were being moved to Glenwood Elementary.

Students at Topanga Elementary Charter School should report to Woodland Hills Academy.

California State University announced its campuses in Los Angeles, Long Beach and Fullerton will be remote on Monday. CSU Dominguez Hills canceled all classes and in-person activities for Monday, it said in a text sent to students and staff.

Pepperdine University announced classes would be canceled on Monday due to the storm. Graduate schools would communicate with students if their classes will be remote.

Storm Triggers LA County Flood Watch, Evacuation Warning, Closures

An evacuation warning was issued in Topanga, and sinkholes and collapsing roads triggered 405, Mulholland Dr., and Benedict Canyon closures.City News Service, News Partner|Updated Tue, Feb 20, 2024 at 8:03 pm PTLOS ANGELES, CA — Steady rain again fell across much of the Southland Tuesday as a three-day storm continued to soak the region, prompting concerns about flooding in already-saturated hillsides and promptin...

An evacuation warning was issued in Topanga, and sinkholes and collapsing roads triggered 405, Mulholland Dr., and Benedict Canyon closures.

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|Updated Tue, Feb 20, 2024 at 8:03 pm PT

LOS ANGELES, CA — Steady rain again fell across much of the Southland Tuesday as a three-day storm continued to soak the region, prompting concerns about flooding in already-saturated hillsides and prompting at least one evacuation warning as authorities urged motorists to be cautious on the slick roads.

National Weather Service forecasters said the storm that began early Monday will linger over Los Angeles County into Wednesday, with some heavy showers and thunderstorms possible in the overnight hours that could raise the risk of flooding or mudslides.

"Showers should linger Wednesday morning, but as the upper trough moves east of the forecast area by late Wednesday morning, the showers should largely end across the region with generally dry conditions expected Wednesday afternoon, except for a few leftover showers mainly on the north slopes," according to the NWS.

"Additional rainfall thru Wednesday morning is expected to be highest over L.A. County with 0.5 to 1.50 inches for the coast and valleys and 1 to 2 inches in the mountains."

Snow levels could drop to about 6,000 feet early Wednesday, but as much as 10 inches of snow is possible at higher elevations.

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A flood watch will remain into effect until 10 a.m. Wednesday, affecting the entirety of Los Angeles County with the exception of the Antelope Valley.

Forecasters noted there were "many reports of rockslides, mudslides and flooded roads" Monday in Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles counties.

As of early Tuesday afternoon, about 4 inches of rain had fallen in the Bel Air area over a three-day period, while 3 inches fell in Beverly Hills and nearly 2 inches in Culver City. Nearly 4 inches fell in Porter Ranch, while about 2.5 inches fell in Pasadena, and 2.2 inches were recorded in Newhall. More than 7 inches was recorded in parts of the Santa Monica Mountains.

The rain created slick and dangerous driving conditions that resulted in crashes and spinouts during the Tuesday morning commute. It also prompted some freeway closures and traffic breaks in L.A. and Orange counties.

The Sepulveda Basin -- between Burbank and Victory boulevards and Havenhurst and Woodley avenue -- was closed due to flooding, Mayor Karen Bass announced.

An evacuation warning was issued along Santa Maria Road north of Topanga Canyon Boulevard, southeast of Calabasas, due to possible mud/debris flows until 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Los Angeles County Public Works officials issued a "phase 2 debris flow forecast" for the Land Fire burn area east of Sun Valley. The alert will be in effect until 9 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department, which said moderate flooding and mudflow/sediment deposition should be anticipated in the area of McDonald Creek, Del Arroyo Drive and La Tuna Canyon Road.

"If conditions worsen, evacuation orders may be issued and evacuation sites will be identified," the LAFD said. "Take action now to be ready to quickly evacuate if you live on the streets along La Tuna Canyon Road with the borders of Horse Haven Street to the north, Martindale Avenue to the east, Penrose Street to the south, and Ledge Avenue to the west."

Farther south, a portion of Benedict Canyon Road was restricted to local access only due to a collapsing roadway. The "soft closure" was in effect from Mulholland Drive to Hutton Drive, with Deep Canyon Drive suggested as an alternate route.

Mulholland Drive remained closed between Skyline Drive and Bowmont Drive due to severe road damage at four locations. That closure was expected to last weeks, officials said.

The Skirball Center Drive/Mulholland Drive off-ramp from the northbound San Diego (405) Freeway was closed until further notice due to a sinkhole.

Other road closures due to flooding or debris occurred on the Interstate 5 south transition to the southbound Harbor (110) Freeway, and Second Street between Vignes Street and Garey Street.

In Rancho Palos Verdes, homeowners were dealing with reports of accelerated land movement and fears of further erosion. Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn urged Gov. Gavin Newsom to visit the area and observe the situation for himself.

"We need the governor's help," Hahn said in a statement. "It is my understanding that the city of Rancho Palos Verdes will be asking the governor to declare a state of emergency for the Greater Portuguese Bend Landslide Complex.

"I think if the governor came here and saw the buckling streets, the homes sinking and cracking apart, and the historic Wayfarers Chapel on the verge of collapsing, he would understand the urgency of this request. This is a crisis that is getting worse by the day, and I urge Governor Newsom to visit us and see it with his own eyes."

Flood fears were heightened due to the region's already soaked terrain from storms earlier this year, prompting Los Angeles city officials to put comprehensive measures in place to manage the effects of the latest storm.

The city's Emergency Operations Center was activated to a Level 2 to monitor the impacts and coordinate the resources needed to respond to storm- related problems.

"Over the past week, the city has worked to repair more than 4,000 potholes, reinforce hills that are at risk of mudslides and prevent power outages by making repairs to underground equipment and vaults that had flooded during the previous storm," Bass posted Sunday on social media.

As of 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, the city had responded to 126 reports of fallen trees and branches, with 63 reports resolved; 97 reported flooding incidents including blockages of catch basins and storm drain blockages with 52 reports resolved; and 47 reports of debris and mudflow with 14 reports resolved, according to Unified LA, which provides emergency public information regarding large-scale incidents and planned events where multiple Los Angeles area agencies are under a Joint Information Center.

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power reported that as of 1 p.m. Tuesday that 1.786 billion gallons of stormwater had been captured, which would provide water for approximately 21,925 households in the city.

The city and county of Los Angeles activated the Augmented Winter Shelter Program to provide additional shelter options for people living on the streets. Both programs began Friday. The Mayor's Office of Housing and Homelessness Solutions has worked to make more hotel vouchers available than previously planned to encourage unhoused Angelenos to come indoors.

Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority outreach workers began communicating about the storm and offering resources to the most vulnerable areas last Thursday with a particular focus on areas of extreme flooding like the Los Angeles River and Sepulveda Basin.

Newsom activated the State Operations Center to help coordinate state, local and federal response to the storm.

Additional rainfall through Wednesday morning is expected to be highest over Los Angeles County with a half-inch to 1 1/2 inches for the coast and valleys; 1 to 2 inches in the mountains, according to the National Weather Service.

Elsewhere, an additional one-third of an inch to 1 inch is expected with the higher amounts in the foothills and mountains.

Snow levels will be around 7,000 feet through Tuesday evening then lower to around 6,000 feet by early Wednesday. Above 7,000 feet there is the potential for 5 to 10 inches of snow Tuesday night into Wednesday morning and a few inches possible down to 6,000 feet.

Dry weather with warming temperatures is expected to return Thursday and Friday, before another bout of light rain next weekend.

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