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Another Storm Is Coming To LA This Weekend

A backyard in the Crescenta Valley, early morning, showing a grey sky above and a garden with a succulent patch in the center
A wet backyard in Crescenta Valley
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If this week’s rain hasn’t been enough for you, don’t worry; the National Weather Service is predicting another storm over the weekend.

According to their website, the rain will continue through Saturday and Sunday — Christmas and the following day — and, intermittently, until Dec. 29.

Snow is possible in areas above 5,000 feet, and on the I-5 Grapevine.

NWS is predicting that the upcoming storm could include thunder and lightning, and L.A. County’s Department of Public Works announced that they expect to close three roads by Saturday afternoon:

  • Angeles Forest Highway from Aliso Canyon Rd. to Highway 2
  • Big Tujunga Canyon Rd. from Vogel Flat Rd. to Angeles Forest Highway
  • Upper Big Tujunga Canyon Rd. from Angeles Forest Highway to Highway 2. 
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Evacuation orders were issued for parts of Orange County earlier this week due to the impact of the storm, but most have been lifted. Several road closures remain, including a soft closure on Silverado Canyon between Kitterman Rd. and Oak Ln. and a hard closure past Oak Ln.

Total rainfall from the past week’s storm reached 5.2 inches in Mt. Baldy, 2.5 inches in Santa Monica, 2 inches in downtown L.A., and 3.5 inches in Claremont.

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