STORMY WEATHER ON WANE IN WAKE OF HOME SLIDES.Byline: Patricia Farrell Aidem Staff Writer
SANTA CLARITA Santa Clarita, city (1990 pop. 110,642), Los Angeles co., S Calif., suburb 30 mi (48 km) NW of downtown Los Angeles, on the Santa Clara River; inc. 1987. Situated in the Santa Clara valley and nearby canyons, Santa Clarita includes the former towns of Canyon Country, - Today just might mark the end of a five-day attack of wild weather that poured 9 inches of rain on Santa Clarita, destroying two hillside homes, turning desert creek beds into raging rivers and making a mess of freeways and highways.
After issuing a tornado warning A tornado warning is issued when:
v. dwin·dled, dwin·dling, dwin·dles
To become gradually less until little remains.
To cause to dwindle. See Synonyms at decrease. showers today with no sign of more rain on the horizon until early next week.
Santa Clarita city crews cleaned up the remains of two houses in Newhall's Princess neighborhood that fell victim to a slide on Monday.
About 2 p.m., Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. County fire crews scanned the Santa Clara River Santa Clara River may refer to:
The state Department of Transportation reported the following highway closures:
--One southbound lane of Interstate 5 south of Calgrove Boulevard because of pavement damage;
--One northbound lane of the I-5 north of Templin Highway Templin Highway is a two-lane road from Interstate 5 and the old Golden State Highway east to the north end of the Castaic Reservoir in Los Angeles County, California, United States. because of culvert damage;
--One southbound lane of the Antelope Valley Freeway The Antelope Valley Freeway is a freeway in Los Angeles and Kern counties in southern California. It is signed as California State Highway 14 along its length. It connects Greater Los Angeles to the rapidly developing Antelope Valley. south of Golden Valley Road due to a mudslide;
--Highway 138 from the I-5 to the Antelope Valley Freeway because of flooding, mud and debris.
County road crews shut down local routes including The Old Road south of Calgrove; Bouquet Canyon Road north of Escuerra Road and San Francisquito Canyon Road north of Copper Hill Drive.
To the west, in Ventura County, officials closed the small Santa Paula Airport Santa Paula Airport (IATA: SZP, ICAO: KSZP, FAA LID: SZP) is a privately-owned public-use airport located one mile (2 km) southeast of the central business district (CBD) of Santa Paula, a city in Ventura County, California, USA. on Tuesday after more than 155 feet of runway collapsed into the rushing Santa Clara River. Chunks of concrete continued to crumble into the water throughout the day.
``We've lost nearly the entire west third of the airport,'' said Rowena Mason, president of the Santa Paula Airport Association. ``This is millions and millions of dollars worth of damage.''
Showers are likely this morning, tapering off in the evening as winds pick up.
Thursday through Sunday will be partly cloudy Partly Cloudy is an industrial band based in Hollywood, California. Band members
(1 -- color) A demolition crew Tuesday finishes up taking down two hillside homes in Newhall's Princess neighborhood that were damaged by mudslides during the heavy rains. Rains were expected to taper off today.
(2) A firefighter looks Tuesday for a kayaker reported ``in distress'' on a roaring creek feeding the Santa Clara River. Rescuers later assumed the thrill seeker managed to get out of the water.
(3) A neighbor watches as demolition crews Tuesday finish knocking down two hillside homes that collapsed during heavy rains. More than 9 inches fell in the five-day onslaught.
Tom Mendoza/Staff Photographer