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Southland Storm

An emergency vehicle navigates a flooded Hollywood Freeway Monday night, near Santa Monica Boulevard. The freeway was closed in both directions for more than three hours after a cloudburst and clogged drains left about two feet of water pooling on the lanes. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
A house lies in pieces after collapsing from soil erosion as cars pass by in Studio City. (Brendan McDermid / EPA)
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power workers evaluate downed trees and power lines in Woodland Hills. (Phil McCarten / AP)
Pasadena fire crews inspect one of three homes damaged by a mudslide. Three Pasadena homes were evacuated about 3:30 a.m. after being red-tagged. (Genaro Molina / LAT)
Pasadena fire crews help the Maloney family move out belongings after a mudslide hit the back of the family’s house. (Genaro Molina / LAT)
This NOAA satellite image taken at 7:45 a.m. PST today shows a strong storm spinning off the California coast. (NOAA / AP)
A Los Angeles Department of Public Works truck lies in a sinkhole in Sun Valley where a city engineer was killed. (Brendan McDermid / EPA)
A giant Oscar statue at Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre is wrapped in plastic to protect it from the rain during preparations for Sunday’s 77th Annual Academy Awards. (Al Seib / LAT)