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.
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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.
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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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