Photos: Storm brings rain, snow and cold to California

Adrian Rios and his children, Ian, left, and Susan play along Highway 138  in Phelan.
Adrian Rios and his children, Ian, left, and Susan play in freshly fallen snow along Highway 138 in Phelan.
(Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
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Showers continued falling in parts of the Southland on Friday following a night that saw steady downpours saturate roadways and hillsides, prompting mudslides from Azusa to Orange County, but the rain is expected to taper off as the day wears on.

The National Weather Service warned of heavy rains Wednesday through Friday that could flood roadways and cause debris flows or rockslides in areas recently scorched by wildfires.

High desert

Drivers stop to put on tire chains along Highway 138 in Phelan.
(Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
A break in the storm reveals a view of Hesperia from Cajon Pass.
A break after the storm reveals a view of Hesperia from Cajon Pass on Friday.
(Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

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Eastern Sierra

Heavy snowfall blankets cars at June Lake in Mono County.
Vehicles are buried in snow at June Lake in Mono County.
(Randy Walker / Caltrans)
A tractor trailer that is stuck in Crestview along U.S. 395.
(Andy Richard / Caltrans)

South Bay

Hutton Morris throws a snowball at Scott Hirshberg in Manhattan Beach.
Hutton Morris, 9, throws a snowball at friend Scott Hirshberg, 9, after snow and hail fell in the El Porto neighborhood of Manhattan Beach.
(Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Graham Johnson, 3, visits the beach in the El Porto neighborhood of Manhattan Beach
Graham Johnson, 3, plays on Manhattan Beach after the snowfall.
(Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Landyn Ryder, 3, walks along the Strand in Hermosa Beach.
(Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

Downtown L.A.

Keith Kim crosses Broadway with umbrella in hand in downtown Los Angeles
Keith Kim crosses Broadway as showers lingered into the morning hours in downtown Los Angeles on Friday.
(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

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Big Sur

A section of Highway 1 collapsed during a heavy rainstorm near Big Sur.
A section of Highway 1 collapsed during a heavy rainstorm near Big Sur.
(Caltrans)

Silverado Canyon

Work crew clears mud from a driveway in Silverado Canyon.
Workers clear mud and debris from a driveway near a recent burn area in Silverado Canyon.
(Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Resident Ambrose Jimenez piles up sandbags while digging a ditch to divert mudslide material away from his home.
Ambrose Jimenez piles up sandbags while digging a ditch to control the flow of debris on his Silverado Canyon property. The Bond fire had burned within 10 feet of Jimenez’s home.
(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Santa Monica

Rainfall casts a purple glow on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica.
(Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
A pedestrian walks along Arizona Avenue in Santa Monica on Jan. 28.
(Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)

Salinas

A truck drives along River Rd. where heavy rains have caused mudslides and flooding near Salinas
In this image taken by a drone, a truck drives along River Road, where heavy rains caused mudslides and flooding near Salinas, in the vicinity of last year’s River fire.
(Noah Berger / Associated Press)
Alex and Aron Moreno work to divert water from their property as heavy rains fall in Salinas.
Alex, left, and Aron Moreno work to divert water from their property as heavy rain falls in Salinas. The couple live below hillsides scorched in last year’s River fire.
(Noah Berger / Associated Press)
Hana Mohsin, right, carries belongings from a neighbor's home that was damaged in a mudslide on Wednesday in Salinas.
Hana Mohsin, right, carries belongings from a neighbor’s home that was damaged in a mudslide on Wednesday in Salinas.
(Noah Berger / Associated Press)

Los Angeles

The moon rises above the snowcapped San Gabriel mountains and the Los Angeles skyline
The moon rises above the snowcapped San Gabriel Mountains and the Los Angeles skyline as rainclouds form on Jan. 27.
(Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Photographers line up to photograph the snow capped San Gabriel mountains and the Los Angeles skyline
Photographers line up to photograph the snowcapped San Gabriel Mountains and the Los Angeles skyline at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area in Los Angeles.
(Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)

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Long Beach

The setting sun paints the clouds coming ashore in Long Beach ahead of a powerful storm
The setting sun paints the clouds coming ashore in Long Beach ahead of a powerful storm expected to hit Southern California.
(Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
The moon rises over clouds coming ashore in Long Beach
The moon rises over clouds coming ashore in Long Beach ahead of a powerful storm.
(Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

Santa Barbara

A bicyclist in the rain.
Frank Ramos pedals fast against the rain as he passes the palms along East Cabrillo Boulevard in Santa Barbara on Wednesday.
(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Carla LeJade's umbrella folds inside out due to the wind after a walk with a friend in Santa Barbara
Carla LeJade’s umbrella is blown inside out by the wind after a walk with a friend along East Beach in Santa Barbara on Wednesday morning.
(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Musician and carpenter Doug Jaffe plays his guitar as he composes music in this van parked along East Beach in Santa Barbara.
(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

Grapevine

A Caltrans vehicle drives on an empty stretch of the 5 Freeway through Gorman as a series of winter storms hit California.
A Caltrans vehicle drives on an empty stretch of the 5 Freeway through Gorman as a series of winter storms continues to roll through California.
(Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times)
Sebastian Castillo, 8, right, hits his sister, Marilyn Castillo, with a snowball as mother Maria Martinez looks on
Sebastian Castillo, 8, right, hits his sister, Marilyn Castillo, with a snowball as mother Maria Martinez leans away from the encounter. The family drove from Bakersfield to engage in an afternoon snowball fight in Lebec.
(Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times)

Wrightwood

With his family watching, Edgar Gomez, of Inglewood, soars off a makeshift snow jump thanks to snow from recent storms
With his family watching, Edgar Gomez, of Inglewood, soars off a makeshift snow jump thanks to snow from recent storms in the San Gabriel Mountains near Wrightwood.
(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
A skier and snowboarder make turns amidst the shadows while sliding down the mountain thanks to snow from recent storms
A skier and snowboarder make turns amidst the shadows while sliding down the mountain thanks to snow from recent storms at Mountain High Resort in Wrightwood.
(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Tehachapi

Angel Marquez shovels snow at Kwik Serv in Tehachapi
Angel Marquez shovels snow at Kwik Serv in Tehachapi on Monday afternoon. Major roadways in the Kern County mountains were closed throughout the morning because of snowy conditions.
(Alex Horvath / Californian)

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A dog walks on snowy pavement
Peter Cutler and his dog Hiker go for a walk in Tehachapi on Monday afternoon.
(Alex Horvath / Californian)

Southland

Three people use the swings on a beach
Adrian Cowley, 22, left, gets airborne after leaping off the swing at Santa Monica Beach on a cold and windy day. Still riding on the swing are his brother Andre, 18, center, and sister Aliyah, 21. They were visiting from Portland, Ore.
(Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
Jose Perez and two dogs make their way along a bike path
Jose Perez, 77, and his dogs Tina, 10, center, a poodle mix, and Twiggy, 14, a Chihuahua mix, make their way along a bike path at Santa Monica Beach. Perez said he normally rides his bicycle, called a street strider, but it was too hard to ride safely with the wind.
(Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)

Paul and Julia Shin climb the hill to Griffith Observatory under cloudy skies.
Paul and Julia Shin climb the hill to Griffith Observatory under cloudy skies. “We walk to keep fit, breathe the fresh air, and I love the cold air,” Julia Shin exclaimed.
(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Justine Kleinman raises her arms during her walk at Griffith Observatory
Justine Kleinman raises her arms as a daily ritual during her walk at Griffith Observatory in Griffith Park on Monday.
(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Clouds drift past the downtown L.A. skyline
Clouds drift past downtown L.A., seen from Griffith Observatory.
(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Nico Nava, 33, exercises at Griffith Observatory.
Nico Nava, 33, works out in the cold at Griffith Observatory on Monday.
(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

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