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Wildfires

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  • Storm drenches Southern California: Rainfall totals by city

    Storm drenches Southern California: Rainfall totals by city
    A powerful storm system moving through Southern California Thursday night and Friday morning was drenching the area with much-needed rain.  The National Weather Service reported six-hour rainfall totals ending at 8 a.m. Friday, with many spots...
  • Officials prepare for mudslides as heavy rain moves across L.A. region

    Officials prepare for mudslides as heavy rain moves across L.A. region
    The second of two winter storms this week delivered on a promise of heavy rainfall as it moved across the region Friday, and hundreds of residents waited to see if their homes would escape feared mudslides within mandatory evacuation zones below the San...
  • L.A. storm delivers significant overnight rainfall

    L.A. storm delivers significant overnight rainfall
    The Southland's second storm of the week, moving across the area on Friday, has so far delivered on its promise of heavy rainfall. At Los Angeles International Airport, 0.55 inches of rain fell between 4 p.m. Thursday and 4 a.m. Friday, according to the...
  • As storm approaches, residents prepare for mud, flooding

    As storm approaches, residents prepare for mud, flooding
    Residents and authorities in Southern California foothill communities are bracing for pounding rain, flooding, mudslides and debris flows that could begin in the wee hours of Friday morning. “It’s coming,” said Bonnie Bartling, weather...
  • Mandatory evacuations ordered in Azusa, Glendora ahead of storm

    Mandatory evacuations ordered in Azusa, Glendora ahead of storm
    Fearing possible mudslides, Glendora and Azusa have issued mandatory evacuation orders for residents living in areas impacted by the Colby fire.In Glendora, residents north of Sierra Madre Avenue between Yucca Ridge Road and Glendora Mountain Road must...
  • As rains advance, residents split on mandatory evacuation orders

    As rains advance, residents split on mandatory evacuation orders
    Residents in the foothill communities of Glendora and Azusa were working feverishly to comply with mandatory evacuation orders issued amid fears that heavy rains Friday could send mud and debris flowing into their neighborhoods. Authorities have said...
  • Rain forecast in L.A. sparks fears of mudslides, traffic gridlock

    Rain forecast in L.A. sparks fears of mudslides, traffic gridlock
    It’s poor form to complain about rain, even a whole lot of it, when you really need it. So Southern California will just have to grin and bear it beginning Wednesday night when the first of two major storms move into the region. The storms are...
  • Heavy rains are expected to end L.A.'s long dry spell

    Heavy rains are expected to end L.A.'s long dry spell
    It's poor form to complain about rain, even a whole lot of it, when you really need it. So Southern Californians will just have to grin and bear it beginning Wednesday night when the first of two major storms is forecast to move into the region. The...
  • Full containment of Colby fire expected by Wednesday

    Full containment of Colby fire expected by Wednesday
    Fire officials say they expect to have the Colby fire fully contained by Wednesday after spending days battling the 1,906-acre blaze in the hills above Glendora and Azusa. The fire was at least 78% contained by Sunday night as the last mandatory...
  • Colby fire is 78% contained; all evacuation orders lifted

    Colby fire is 78% contained; all evacuation orders lifted
    After being driven for days by dry weather and high winds, the Colby fire was 78% contained Sunday morning, officials said, as firefighters made significant gains on the blaze near Glendora and Azusa. The last mandatory evacuation order in connection...
  • Colby fire remains 30% contained; weather favors firefighters

    Colby fire remains 30% contained; weather favors firefighters
    The Colby fire burning near Glendora and Azusa has grown to more than 1,800 acres but firefighters were hopeful that winds would remain calm Saturday as humidity levels rise, slowing the fire and allowing some evacuated residents to return home. “...