LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Rain, snow and wind are moving through Southern California Wednesday, flooding freeways and roads and causing mud flow and landslides in neighborhoods in Los Angeles and Orange counties.
The storms have led to power outages and school closures in mountain communities. Homes in La Cañada Flintridge and Beverly Crest were damaged by mud flow and debris resulting in evacuations of some residents.
Interstate 5 is closed in both directions because of heavy snow and ice, according to the California Highway Patrol. The northbound and southbound I-5 is closed between Parker Road in Castaic and Grapevine. Crews are working to clear the roads of snow and ice. There is no report of when the Grapevine will reopen.
Highway 39 in the Angeles National Forest is closed from Coldbrook Ranger Station to 2 miles north of Crystal Lake Road due to snow, and closed to the junction with …