Rain Reign Update! More Floods, Slides, Outages, Freakouts
The National Weather Service has extended their flash flood warning until 7:00 p.m. for Sierra Madre, Monterey Park, Downtown Los Angeles, and Long Beach. Heavy rain and thunderstorms are travelling north from Long Beach Harbor and across downtown to the San Gabriel foothills. Downey, Whittier, Pasadena, Montebello, Glendale and El Monte are also under storm watch.
In Lancaster, firefighters rescued six people trapped in three vehicles in a flooded intersection, four Orange County hikers are missing in the San Gabriel Mountains, crews in Laguna Woods are trying to restore powerto 2000 Edison customers and we're getting live-eye reports of thunder, lightning from Los Feliz to NoHo with reports of traffic signal outages in Silver Lake.
Elsewhere, two caskets may have been unearthed at Rose Hills Memorial Park And Mortuary in Whittier as a result of the weather, the Gold Line is suspended, Amtrak canceled service between LA and San Diego, and OC's Silverado Canyon residents are stranded by water, mud, boulders and branches.