The rain that has drenched the Southland since Thursday has led to a spike in car crashes and power outages, and a record- number of calls for roadside assistance, based on numbers compiled Tuesday.
Here are the numbers:
1,227: Number of incidents to which paramedics responded Monday. That's 21 percent more than on dry days.
554: Number of people that paramedics took to the hospital Monday. That's 5 percent more than usual, and responded to a total of
501: Number of calls to which the LAFD had responded to by noon Tuesday.
25,000 Plus: Number of Auto Club members who called for assistance Monday with stuck cars, dead batteries and flooded engines. That's more than they have ever received during a 24 hour-period, according the Automobile Club of Southern California. The previous record was set during a 2008 heat wave, when the Club received more than 22,000 calls.
13,678: Number of Southern California Edison customers without power Tuesday afternoon.