Updates on the December storms in Southern California

Monday, Dec 15, 2014 at 05:50 AM PST

Twin Storms Headed for SoCal

Twin Storms Headed for SoCal

Two storms were forecast Sunday to bring more rain – and the potential for mud and debris flows – to Southern California this week, but they aren't expected to be as strong as the one that drenched the region on...

Sunday, Dec 14, 2014 at 08:59 PM PST

Off-Duty Firefighter Clears Fallen Tree Blocking Street

Off-Duty Firefighter Clears Fallen Tree Blocking Street

The city of LA wouldn't remove a fallen 40-foot tree blocking 2nd Street near Larchmont Village, so off-duty U.S. Forest Service firefighter John King stepped in and did it himself.

Saturday, Dec 13, 2014 at 08:10 PM PST

LA Banks 1.8 Billion Gallons of Water in Storm

LA Banks 1.8 Billion Gallons of Water in Storm

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works tweeted Saturday that it captured 1.8 billion gallons of stormwater, enough to supply 44,000 people for a year.

Saturday, Dec 13, 2014 at 09:53 AM PST

"The Trash Can Is Flying": Tornado Hits South LA

"The Trash Can Is Flying": Tornado Hits South LA

A tornado ripped parts of rooftops from buildings and spewed debris in South Los Angeles on Friday as a powerful fall storm walloped the region, the National Weather Service confirmed.

Friday, Dec 12, 2014 at 04:46 PM PST

SoCal Gets Up to 5 Inches of Much Needed Rain

SoCal Gets Up to 5 Inches of Much Needed Rain

Up to 5 inches of desperately needed rain fell in some areas of Southern California from a major winter storm, but with few exceptions damage across the densely populated region was minor.

Friday, Dec 12, 2014 at 12:57 PM PST
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By Jason Kandel

Dramatic LA River Rescues

Dramatic pictures of Los Angeles Fire Department rescuers pulling people out... See Full Gallery

Friday, Dec 12, 2014 at 06:12 PM PST

Homeless Couple Rescued From Raging LA River

Homeless Couple Rescued From Raging LA River

Firefighters pulled a homeless couple from the raging Los Angeles River in a dramatic rescue Friday.

Friday, Dec 12, 2014 at 12:13 PM PST

Body in Flood Control Channel

Body in Flood Control Channel

A man's body was being recovered from a flood control channel Friday morning in Garden Grove, authorities said. Refresh this page for updates on this developing story.

Friday, Dec 12, 2014 at 09:54 AM PST

Flooding, Mud, Winds Snarl Morning Commute

Flooding, Mud, Winds Snarl Morning Commute

Friday morning brought much-needed rain and much-dreaded road closures during the morning commute as as rain, mud and wind descended upon Southern California.

Friday, Dec 12, 2014 at 12:20 PM PST

Storm Knocks Power Out for School, Thousands of Residents

Storm Knocks Power Out for School, Thousands of Residents

At least 55,000 people across Southern California had lost power at one point Friday morning as a powerful storm swept through.

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