La County, Malibu, Director discussed on KNX Evening News with Diane Thompson
I'm Brian paying our top local story storm two roles New Jersey Firebird zones. But so far there have been no major problems related to the heavy rains in three separate communities. LA county sheriff's lost hills deputies confirmed no major mud flows or property damage to the less than inch of rain that fell during Tuesday or Calabasas Malibu also had significant damage, according to public safety director, Susan do everything seems to be holding up. We haven't heard of anything out of the ordinary. I actually think we fare better this time than the last storm. So so far so good the evacuation orders given for residents the canyon areas that were burned over we'll stay in effect until at least Thursday on the last and heaviest storm comes in off the Pacific Ocean. And clears the reaching sometime in the afternoon in Malibu, Demetrio, KNX, ten seventy NewsRadio. County officials are warning residents in the creek fire burn area of Caygill canyon. Lopez canyon and little. Hunga to be ready to get out of moment's notice. The concern is the possibility for as much as one and a quarter inches of rain to fall per hour in all burn scar areas, especially over the next few days, and the hillsides are already saturated LA county public works director. Mark portray says right now all debris basins are ready with maximum capacity to capture what may come down. What's unusual about the event? That's happening. Now is we're having back to back storms on a daily basis. So debris is building up in the system. L A county fire chief deputy, David Richardson, says they have also pre deployed resources include our urban search and rescue teams as well as our swift water chains. The sheriff's department has also established patrols to monitor evacuated areas for looting and to ensure public safety, Margaret caro- KNX, ten seventy NewsRadio storms. Of course. A good news for skiers and snowboarders and lots of them are visiting big bear, no is piling up in the mountains, which is great. If you're already up here. Killer day, not so great if you're headed here we saw a couple of people spill out just going a little too fast round. The.