California storm update: Newsom declares state of emergency

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

California rain causes flooding, evacuations Gavin Newsom has declared a state of emergency in seven Southern California counties as rain floods roads across Los Angeles County. Evacuations have been ordered in Ventura and LA counties.LOS ANGELES – A second much more powerful | Team Coverage: Evacuation orders in California California Gov. Gavin Newsom has declared a state of emergency in seven Southern California counties. Evacuation orders have been issued in Ventura and Los Angeles Counties. Evacuation Orders La Tuna Canyon Road area north of Hollywood Burbank Airport (affected area borders Horse Haven Street to the north, Martindale Avenue to the east, Penrose Street to the south, and Ledge Avenue to the west)Owen Fire area on Santa Maria Road from Topanga Canyon (now through 6 p.m. Tuesday)Agua Fire area along Soledad Canyon Road east of Agua Dulce Canyon Road (now through 6 p.m. Tuesday)Fish Fire burn scar area in Duarte on Mel Canyon Road between Fish Canyon Road and Brookridge Road in effect from 6 p.m. Sunday through 10 a.m. Tuesday. Evacuation Warnings Unincorporated Los Angeles County near burn scars from 10 a.m. Sunday through 6 p.m. Tuesday, including the Juniper Hills and Valyermo areas from the Bobcat FireLake Hughes and King Canyon from the Lake Fire (20000 block of Pine Canyon Road; 18000 block of Ellstree Drive; 46000 block of Kings Canyon Road; 18000 block of Newvale Drive; 43000 block of Lake Hughes Road) Evacuation Shelters Sunland Senior Citizen Center at 8640 Fenwick St. (people and household pets)Lake View Terrace Recreation Center at 11075 Foothill Blvd. (people and household pets)Large animals can be evacuated to Hansen Dam Horse Park at 11127 Orcas Ave. in Lake View Terrace, and the LA Equestrian Center at 480 Riverside Drive in Burbank Warnings Flash Floor Warnin in central and western LA County until 12 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 5High Wind Warning in Antelope Valley in place until 6:30 p.m. MondayFlood Watch in the Antelope Valley through Tuesday, Feb. 6 “Do not attempt to travel unless you are fleeing an area subject to flooding or under an evacuation order,” the LASD said in a statement. Drier conditions are expected by Wednesday, but a chance of showers will still linger. Snow levels could fall as low as 3,500 feet by Thursday, forecasters said. City News Service and FOX Weather contributed to this report.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.