Rare SoCal Winter Storm that Brought Snow, Also Brings Floods, Rescues
View Source | February 26, 2023 9:07 am
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- As a result of the flash flooding, RVs were reportedly swept into a river in Los Angeles County.
- The powerful storm is a cold front turbocharged by tropical precipitation.
- The mix of a warm atmospheric river and cold air from the Gulf of Alaska resulted in high desert communities and Southern California valleys, including Antelope Valley and the San Gabriel Valley, getting a fresh dusting of snow Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.
- The high elevations – in mountains from the Sierra Nevada to Southern California’s Peninsular Ranges that stretch into Mexico, recorded rare snow-fall measure, with nearly 5 feet of snow being recorded at Donner Summit, in the Central Sierras.
- Three motor homes were reportedly swept into the Santa Clara River on Saturday when an embankment at am RV park collapsed.
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