Storm onslaught to bombard California with flooding rain, mountains of snow through Thursday

By Kristina Pydynowski, AccuWeather senior meteorologist

The threat for flooding and mudslides is expected to ramp up across California as the train of storms with heavy rain, mountain snow and gusty winds persists this week.

There will be no day through at least Thursday when a significant part of California is not being affected by a storm rolling in from the Pacific Ocean.

Each storm will bring an increasing risk of flooding and mudslides as snow further buries the mountains, making travel increasingly difficult.

Burn scar areas will be most susceptible to devastating debris flows, and residents living in these areas should heed all evacuation orders by officials. Flooding and mudslides may not be limited to these communities.

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Kenneth Stock

A little rain shower doesn’t mean we have excess water, California is still in drought conditions.

William Hicks

All this while State Government increases the cost of residential/industrial and agricultural water while not increasing the ability to store excess water for use during our inevitable need for it during our cyclical droughts.