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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • More thunderstorms make their way across Southland

    More thunderstorms make their way across Southland
    A new round of thunderstorms moved into the Southern California region early Saturday afternoon, snarling traffic, threatening mudslides and opening a large sinkhole on a busy Los Angeles street. The heavy band of rain was expected to drench coastal and...
  • Goodbye, avalanche: Highway to Valdez, Alaska, clear at last

    Goodbye, avalanche: Highway to Valdez, Alaska, clear at last
    Ah, the open road: The lone highway into Valdez, Alaska, is finally clear, but residents say being cut off by land wasn't that big of a deal. Six miles of the Richardson Highway in and out of the town of 4,000 people were shut down for about 11 days...
  • Woman dies after Montana home crushed by 1,800-foot-long avalanche

    On Friday, Michel Colville was in her Missoula, Mont., home near the recreational area of Mt. Jumbo. It was 4 p.m. when a mountain of snow raced down the hill at more than 120 mph, smashing her home and sending her, her husband and an unrelated child...
  • First of two L.A. rainstorms moving through faster than expected

    First of two L.A. rainstorms moving through faster than expected
    A storm dumping light to moderate rain across Los Angeles County on Thursday is moving faster than expected, which could mean an extended break starting in the afternoon before a more powerful system arrives, forecasters said. "We're moving good --...
  • L.A. storms: 1,000 Glendora homes in path of potential mudslides

    L.A. storms: 1,000 Glendora homes in path of potential mudslides
    The sun may have been shining in Glendora on Thursday morning, but crews continued to work in 12-hour shifts to fill sandbags and lay concrete K-rails along the base of the fire-charred foothills.  "We're preparing for the worst, hoping for the best,"...
  • 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...
  • San Gabriel Mountain dams could get major fill-up from storm system

    San Gabriel Mountain dams could get major fill-up from storm system
    The reservoirs behind 14 major dams that line the front range of the San Gabriel Mountains — nearly empty after two years of drought — could rise significantly from the forecasted deluge over the next three days, public works officials said....
  • 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...
  • Huge California storm wallops water-starved state; more to come

    Huge California storm wallops water-starved state; more to come
    The bigger, badder of two rainstorms that weather forecasters had predicted arrived on schedule late Thursday, drenching a very parched California while causing a slew of hazards along the way. The system is forecast to hover over California through...
  • Hillside dwellers urged to evacuate before more rain hits L.A. area

    Hillside dwellers urged to evacuate before more rain hits L.A. area
    Authorities on Friday pleaded with Glendora residents to heed evacuation orders as the second of two winter storms continued to douse the region with more rain than the area has seen in years, sending mud and debris down hillside streets. Officials...
  • Conditions were too dangerous to save mountain biker, officials say

    Conditions were too dangerous to save mountain biker, officials say
    When his body was discovered, 34-year-old Andres Marin was still sitting on his light blue mountain bike, leaning against the side of a hill in the Cleveland National Forest. He had his helmet on and his binoculars were around his neck; his hands were...