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Storm Updates: Evacuations, Woman Rescued in Lake Balboa & More

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The first of three expected storms has passed and with not too much incident, considering this was one of the harder rains the Los Angeles area has seen in awhile. However, the worst has yet to come. Here's what's happening out on the streets, per the LAFD:

  • 83 or so residents have been evacuated out of the Tujunga neighborhood of Los Angeles. More specifically, the sub neighborhoods affected include Alpine Village, Riverwood Ranch, Zachaou Canyon, Haines Canyon and Blanchard Canyon.
  • A woman, whose car got stuck on the 6100 block of Balboa Avenue in the Lake Balboa neighborhood was rescued around 1:30 p.m. from the roof of her car.
  • An apparent homeless encampment off Big Tujunga Road was in the path of floodwaters. One man was rescued, but said others were trapped. There have been no updates since that incident was first reported at 3:38 p.m.
  • Some evacuation orders outside of city limits have been lifted. Reports indicate that the lifted portion includes parts or all of Paradise Valley area of La Canada Flintridge.

Previous Storm Updates: