Mudslide Headlines

  • WATCH: Mudslides in southern California

    A series of storms crossing through southern California raises mudslide concerns for residents, after rain last week triggered mudslides that closed down the Pacific Coast Highway.

    ABC News
  • California bracing for mudslides amid more storms

    Another round of heavy rain is expected to hit parts of California on Wednesday and Thursday, putting millions of people under a flash-flood watch and spurring precautionary evacuations in several wildfire-scarred areas vulnerable to mudflows. In what should be the strongest in a series of recent storms, up to 3 inches of rain are expected in Southern California through Thursday and 6 inches could fall in central portions of the state. The rain could lead to mudflows and flooding in areas burned...

    WPLG
  • Storm could set off mudslides in fire-scarred California

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " Light showers fell on parts of Northern California bracing for heavy rain and strong winds Wednesday that could unleash mudslides on communities struggling after the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century.Water levels could rise in small rivers and creeks and debris flows could hit areas scarred by flames, including where a November wildfire killed 86 people and destroyed nearly 15,000 homes.A week of storms has left authorities concerned about the potential [

    The Palm Beach Post
  • California storm could bring mudslides, blizzard warning

    LOS ANGELES — Another Pacific storm was set to hit California on Wednesday, bringing a threat of mudslides to the site of the deadliest wildfire in state history and a rare blizzard warning in the Sierra Nevada. An evacuation warning was in place into Thursday morning for Pulga, a canyon community in Northern California. Its

    New York Post
  • Storm could set off mudslides in fire-scarred California

    Light showers fell on parts of Northern California bracing for heavy rain and strong winds Wednesday that could unleash mudslides on communities struggling after the deadliest U.S. wildfire in

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  • California storms bring fear of devastating mudslides

    LOS ANGELES (AP) " A year after a mudslide swept through a fire-devastated California town, killing 21 people, residents of hundreds homes in burn areas were told to pack up and leave as a Pacific storm threatened potential catastrophe.In Riverside County east of Los Angeles, mandatory evacuations were ordered Monday for a dozen areas around the Holy Fire, which swept through an enormous swath of the Cleveland National Forest and surrounding areas last August."People in these [

    The Palm Beach Post
  • California storms bring fear of devastating mudslides

    A year after a mudslide swept through a fire-devastated California town, killing 21 people, residents of hundreds homes in burn areas were told to pack up and leave as a Pacific storm threatened potential catastrophe. In Riverside County east of Los Angeles, mandatory evacuations were

    ABC News
  • California storms bring fear of devastating mudslides

    Mandatory evacuation orders go into effect on Tuesday at 8am in parts of Los Angeles County and 10am in parts of Santa Barbara County that were devastated by the Woolsey Fire.

    Mail Online
  • California storms bring fear of devastating mudslides

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many Southern California areas hit by wildfires in recent months are under evacuation orders as Pacific storms threaten to unleash flows of mud, boulders and debris. Voluntary and

    WTOP
  • California storms bring fear of devastating mudslides

    Evacuation orders have been issued for many Southern and Central California areas hit by wildfires in recent months as Pacific storms threaten to unleash flows of mud, boulders and debris.

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  • California storms bring fear of devastating mudslides

    Evacuation orders have been issued for many Southern and Central California areas hit by wildfires in recent months as Pacific storms threaten to unleash flows of mud, boulders and debris.

    charlotteobserver
  • Flooding, mudslides and snow hit California roads

    Flooding, mudslides and snow closed several highways in California over the weekend, with more rain and snow set to hit later in the week. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) late Sunday urged motorists to check conditions before travel. It said widespread rain and snow had impacted highways, with some closed due to whiteout conditions and spin outs in the Sierra Nevada. Interstate 80 was closed "due to zero visibility" from Colfax to the Nevada state line, Caltrans said. The...

    WPLG
  • California highway closed by mudslides, more rain coming

    A powerful winter storm unleashed mudslides in Southern California wildfire burn areas and trapped motorists on a major highway, and the northern part of the state braced for more wet weather Sunday.

    Fox News
  • Mudslides shut down Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu

    Parts of the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu will remain closed until at least Monday, the department said.

    NBC News
  • California highway closed by mudslides, motorists trapped

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A winter storm unleashed mudslides in Southern California wildfire burn areas and trapped motorists on a major highway, and the northern part of the state is bracing for more wet weather.

    WTOP
  • California highway closed by mudslides, more rain coming

    A winter storm unleashed mudslides in wildfire burn areas and trapped motorists on a major Southern California highway, and the northern part of the state is bracing for another round of wet weather.

    www.abc6.com
  • Soulja Boy's car trapped by California mudslides

    The 28-year-old tweeted that his car almost went into the ocean.

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • New storm brings risk of mudslides, blizzard to California

    Authorities are concerned about the potential danger for thousands of people living in foothill and canyon areas devastated by last year's wildfires.

    NBC News
  • California storms threaten mudslides in communities hit by fires

    Evacuation orders have been issued as storms could unleash flows of mud, boulders and debris A year after a mudslide swept through a fire-devastated California town, killing 21 people, residents of hundreds of homes in burn areas were told to pack up and leave as a Pacific storm threatened potential catastrophe. In Riverside county east of Los Angeles, mandatory evacuations were ordered Monday for a dozen areas around the Holy fire, which swept through an enormous swath of the Cleveland...

    the Guardian
  • Soulja Boy's car among those trapped by California mudslide

    Rapper Soulja Boy was among motorists whose cars were trapped by mudslides caused by a powerful storm that shut down Southern California's Pacific Coast Highway. The 28-year-old retweeted a photo of the mudslides in Malibu on Saturday. He said: "My car got stuck too almost went into the

    ABC News
  • Soulja Boy's car among those trapped by California mudslide

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Rapper Soulja Boy was among motorists whose cars were trapped by mudslides caused by a powerful storm that shut down Southern California's Pacific Coast Highway. The 28-year-old retweeted a photo of the mudslides in Malibu on Saturday He says: "My car got stuck too almost went

    www.washingtontimes.com
  • Malibu Mudslides Shut Pacific Coast Highway In Both Directions

    A January rain storm has caused mudslides and flooding in the Malibu area near the Los Angeles County line, shutting down Pacific Coast Highway, a north/south route and one of the main roadways for the community. The previously fire ravaged area was vulnerable to the weather, as the rare heavy rains came in on Saturday, intensifying in the evening.  A big mudslide happened near Las Posas Road, trapping several vehicles in the mud, rocks and other debris from the nearby

    Deadline
  • Earthquake Rattles Mudslide-Ravaged Malibu On 25th Anniversary Of Northridge...

    The magnitude-2.8 earthquake was reported at 12:35 a.m. at a depth of just over one mile, with an epicenter just a few miles inland from Point Dume.

    CBSLA
  • Mudslide on Highway 101 in Sausalito causes major traffic delays

    A mudslide spilled onto the roadway on Highway 101 in Sausalito early Wednesday, shutting down a southbound lane for nearly an hour during the height of the morning commute, authorities said. Rocks, mud and debris fell onto the roadway just after 7 a.m., south of Spencer Avenue, said Officer Andrew Barclay, a California Highway Patrol spokesman. One southbound lane was shut down during the morning commute as Caltrans crews worked to clear the mudslide. The lane was reopened by about 9 a.m. The...

    SFGate