Rain triggers debris flows as storm rolls across fire-scarred regions of California
A cold front that brought wind and heavy rain to California on Thursday unleashed debris flows in fire-ravaged neighborhoods, triggering evacuations and school closures as crews up and down the state rescued people trapped in homes and cars and, in one case, a man clinging to a tree in the Los Angeles River.
- Riverside Press-Enterprise: Debris flows roll through Holy fire burn area, but no damage reported
- The Sacramento Bee: Cal Fire rescuers pull three families from flooded homes near Butte County fire zone
- Chico Enterprise-Record: Fire, then floods: Evacuations and road closures
- Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Stormy week brings Sonoma County rainfall close to normal
- The Modesto Bee: Latest storms: How rainfall added to Modesto totals, what’s happening with snow, too