Curbed LA homepage Los Angeles. Flood risk heightened for California dam. Flood risk heightened for California dam November 2, 2019 GMT LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California dam could fail during an extreme storm and send water flooding into Mojave Desert communities that are home to about 300,000 people, authorities said Friday. While Los Angeles sees about 355.6 mm (14 inches) of rain in a full year, this year's 250 mm probably says more about how bad 2018 was, meteorologist Chris Bianchi wrote for WeatherNation. Between 113–115 people were killed by the flooding. November 2, 2019 GMT. LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California dam could fail during an extreme storm and send water flooding into Mojave Desert communities that are home to about 300,000 people, authorities said Friday.

Los Angeles, California received 250.19 mm (9.85 inches) of rain so far this year, more than it received during the entire 2018 - 198.12 mm (7.80 inches). Heavy, steady rainfall overnight is causing flooding on freeways and streets all over Los Angeles and making for harrowing driving conditions. and … In Los Angeles County, flooding was reported on the 5, 134, 105, 710 and 110 freeways; on Manchester Avenue at Firestone Boulevard in South LA. 2019, City of Los Angeles Comprehensive Floodplain Management Plan Update Flood Preparedness Survey The City of Los Angeles Department of Public Works, Bureau of Engineering has embarked on a planning process to reduce the adverse impacts of flood hazards. The Los Angeles flood of 1938 was one of the largest floods in the history of Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside Counties in southern California.The flood was caused by two Pacific storms that swept across the Los Angeles Basin in February-March 1938 and generated almost one year's worth of precipitation in just a few days. New, 22 comments. Los Angeles, California received 250.19 mm (9.85 inches) of rain so far this year, more than it received during the entire 2018 - 198.12 mm (7.80 inches). ... LA River residents told to brace for 100-year flood. In Los Angeles County, flooding was reported on the 5, 134, 105, 710 and 110 freeways; on Manchester Avenue at Firestone Boulevard in South LA. LA River residents told to brace for 100-year flood New, 22 comments In the next two years, FEMA might mandate that property owners along the river get flood insurance ... By Marissa Clifford May 20, 2019, 12:52pm PDT