A strong storm bringing snow and rain moved into Southern California on Monday night, prompting concerns about mudslides, debris flows, flooded waterways, closed roads and other hazards.
Residents in danger areas were told to either evacuate or be prepared to leave danger-prone areas. The American Red Cross said shelters would open in Redlands, Beaumont and Lake Forest.
Residents can sign up for emergency alerts through their county emergency services agency.
San Bernardino County
–An area near Lytle Creek, Glen Helen Parkway and the 210 Freeway north of Fontana was ordered evacuated because it’s in the South fire burn area.
–Areas northeast of Yucaipa were ordered evacuated because they are in the El Dorado fire burn area.
Click here to see a map showing the evacuated areas in San Bernardino County
Watch the San Bernardino County Fire Department’s social media accounts for evacuation updates.
An evacuation warning was issued for communities in the area of 2020’s Bond fire scar. These include Modjeska Canyon, Silverado Canyon and Williams Canyon.
#OCSDPIO: VOLUNTARY EVACUATION WARNING issued for the Bond Fire burn area effective immediately. A Flash Flood watch is also in effect from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, December 14, due to potential flooding and debris flow in the area. pic.twitter.com/kbErILiNeF
— OC Sheriff, CA (@OCSheriff) December 13, 2021
Los Angeles County
A Flash Flood Watch was issued by the National Weather Service for areas affected by 2020’s Bobcat fire
An evacuation warning was issued for residents in the areas of Ridgeside Drive and Oakglade Drive in Monrovia
An evacuation warning was issued for Riverside County areas in the Apple and El Dorado fire burn scars
Alert RivCo: Evacuation warning for Marshall C, Mias A, Potrero A, and Noble A zones of the Apple/El Dorado Burn scar. https://t.co/Qy8aFQEBJu Remember Turn Around Don’t Drown when approaching flooded roadways @RSO @CALFIRERRU @RivCoNow @CityofBanning @Beaumontgov pic.twitter.com/YzDjrLPGsl
— RivCoReady (@RivCoReady) December 14, 2021
In addition, lose living or recreating in the Santa Ana River bottom — from the Riverside area to Corona — were urged to move to high ground.
ALERT RIVCO-Wireless Emergency Alert sent to those living or recreating in Santa Ana Riverbottom: “Rain expected today for Santa Ana riverbottom in Riverside County move to high ground now.” pic.twitter.com/WgyJXXaDiU
— RivCoReady (@RivCoReady) December 13, 2021