Storm leads to fwy closures, wet mess throughout SoCal

It was unclear how long the closure will last. You need Flash to watch this video.Sorry, your browser doesn’t support Flash, needs a Flash update, or has Flash disabled.EMBED </>More News VideosSome residents in Orange County were forced to evacuate as the area was hit hard by severe flooding on Sunday. after an hourslong closure due to severe flooding, the CHP said.The shutdown was in effect at 223rd Street at about 2:30 p.m., according to the CHP, which issued a SigAlert at the time. The San Gabriel Police Department asked travelers to avoid San Gabriel and the 10 Freeway underpass due to complete flooding of the roadway. pic.twitter.com/qJcntHEZ6x— Snicks' (@SilviiaaVerraa) January 22, 2017 Steady rain caused major issues throughout Orange County. SBCO: SR-138 EB/WB from I-15 to Summit Valley Rd — all EB/WB lanes closed for flooding and slides, unknown duration #Caltrans8— Caltrans District 8 (@Caltrans8) January 22, 2017 The 405 South at Cherry Avenue also had all lanes closed until further notice.Access to the Sepulveda Basin was also closed Sunday night due to flooding in the area. LOMITA, Calif. Only residents were allowed in and out with an escort. The Los Angeles Police Department shut down Burbank Boulevard between the 405 Freeway and Balboa Boulevard.Woodley Avenue, both north and south, was also closed between Burbank and Victory boulevards. Downtown Long Beach @ABC7 pic.twitter.com/24Qxv1e5A2— gabriela (@gabbzzo) January 23, 2017 Long Beach Fire Department officials said the rainfall set a new record with 3.87 inches of rain at the Long Beach Airport. There was no word on how long the closures will last.Both directions of the 110 Freeway in Carson were back open at about 6:45 p.m. driving home, and this is what I see on the 10 freeway in ontario, ca. Be careful everyone!!!! The 110 freeway by the Carson exit!! Record rainfall of 3.87" was set at the LB Airport today. @KTLAMorningNews @KTLA #KTLA @ABC7 @ABC #abc7 pic.twitter.com/ivqDFFPDvo— Yolanda cobb (@Yolandacobb20) January 23, 2017 The southbound 71 to eastbound 91 connector near Corona was back open at about 9:45 p.m. The southbound lanes reopened at about 11 p.m., and the northbound side remained closed until further notice. @ABC7? This rainfall sets an all-time record for LGB. Caltrans and Brea police shut down Carbon Canyon Road after mud, rocks and debris fell and blocked lanes. Lanes on the freeway were filled with fast-rising water, causing dangerous conditions for drivers on the road. Previous record was 3.75" in 1995 https://t.co/mrWvLUZ72t— Long Beach Fire (@lbfd) January 23, 2017 All eastbound and westbound lanes of State Route 138 at the 15 Freeway interchange to Summit Valley Road were also closed for flooding and slides, Caltrans officials said. after it was closed throughout the day due to flooding and erosion from heavy rain, officials said.The incidents come amid flash flood watches across Southern California due to a major weather system, the third and most powerful storm to hit the region this week. The Inland Empire also experienced severe weather that affected several roads and freeways. Several vehicles were seen stuck in flooding and traffic was being diverted. (KABC) — The strongest storm in the region this week has prompted several freeway closures in the Southland on Sunday due to flooding.A SigAlert was issued for both sides of the 710 Freeway at Pacific Coast Highway in Long Beach, according to the California Highway Patrol.