Rain Hits SoCal in First of Back-to-Back Storms

The first of two storms descended upon Southern California Wednesday, a welcome sign for many after the state experienced the driest year on record in 2013.

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A truck jackknifes on the Foothill (210) Freeway early Feb. 27, 2014. Rain is believed to have contributed to the accident.
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After the first truck jackknifed this big rig tried to stop but could not brake quickly enough. California Highway Patrol said "driving a little fast for the wet road conditions" and "not slowing down" may have caused the crashes, Feb. 27, 2014.
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The driver of this big rig could not slow down quickly enough while trying to avoid another truck that jackknifed on the Foothill (210) Freeway Feb. 27, 2014.
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The first of two back-to-back winter storms brings an inch of rain to Los Angeles Feb. 26, 2014.
The "largest rain event" in Southern California since March 2011 arrives Feb. 26, 2014.
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As rain descends upon Southern California, workers place a protective covering over the red carpet at the Oscars, Feb. 26, 2014.
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Residents in Glendora make sandbags to help protect their homes from flooding and potential debris flow, Feb. 26, 2014.
With rain comes snow and residents of Big Bear work hard to clear some of it to make room for more, Feb. 26, 2014.
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