FOR LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY- THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE RECENT BURN AREAS OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY * FROM 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING * MODERATE TO HEAVY SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF RAINFALL RATES UP TO ONE INCH AN HOUR ACROSS THE BURN AREAS TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
The City of Sierra Madre remains at a Yellow Flag Warning. This is described as small, isolated debris and mudflows possible at specific locations. Affected residents should get “SET” to leave their homes and may choose to voluntarily evacuate. Please note that all vehicles must be off the streets in potential mudflow areas during Yellow Flag alerts. Overnight parking restrictions are lifted throughout the City during Yellow Flag Alerts.
The City wants to thank residents in the affected areas for the patience and cooperation as Woodland Dr. remains closed at Sturtevant Dr. as well as Skyland Dr. Public Works crews are working to clear debris, but please note that road cleaning cannot be done while its heavily raining. Please continue to give your full cooperation to emergency personnel as they work to clear the streets.