You'll Need an Umbrella Starting Tomorrow
And maybe some rain boots too. The weather that might have ruined the Rose Parade should strike Los Angeles tomorrow. The LA Times reports that the next four days of rain will most likely bring the most rain in "Southern California since 2005, and possibly even since the 1990s..."
The storm will be the strongest on Saturday where up to 10 inches could fall in the mountain areas, 3 inches in the valleys and 8 inches in the foothills of Orange County.
In a press release from the city of Santa Clarita, they state that three major arteries in the Santa Clarita Valley, Soledad Canyon, Wiley Canyon and Sand Canyon Roads, typically flood. The phenomenon has since been remedied they claim after over 10 years and $20-million in infrastructure projects to make sure these critical roads stay open during heavy rainfall. The project came when five federally-declared disasters hit the valley in the 1990s.
In the end, the predicted storm could end up much smaller, the National Weather Service warns in the Times. You just have to wait until it hits, they say.
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