The Southern California wildfires have led to a new natural disaster, destroying the trees and shrubs that form a natural barrier against mudslides. Thousands of people in Southern California were under evacuation orders, including Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles counties.
Before the storm hit, Santa Barbara issued mandatory evacuations for 7,000 people, including in parts of Carpinteria, Montecito and Goleta, which are below areas scorched by wildfires, county spokeswoman Gina DePinto said.
Footage showed a fire caused by a gas leak in the downpour as well as Winfrey's mud covered backyard, which she waded through in rain boots, People noted.
USA talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and media mogul Oprah Winfrey are among the residents of the community and both have taken to social media to describe what they've seen. As of Wednesday, 13 people were killed and more than 160 others were injured.
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Bill Brown, sheriff of Santa Barbara, said: "The best way I can describe it is, it looked like a World War One battlefield". Numerous homes that have been destroyed or heavily damaged are in areas that are now inaccessible.
In an interview with ABC News the following day, Farrell said: "The scariest thing was the sound".
The mudslides began after heavy rains early Tuesday created rivers of mud and debris that ran down hillsides in Santa Barbara County.
National Weather Service warns of freezing rain, sleet, snow Travel will undeniably be quite hard late Friday night into Saturday morning with icy, slick surfaces and then accumulating snow. Much of the salt on area roadways has likely been washed off given the amount of rain over the last 24 hours.
Berkeley Johnson said he and wife Karen climbed through a window to their roof around 3 a.m. after mud and rocks came crashing into their home and dumped eight feet of mud on their staircase.
In Menlyn, protestors had also managed to enter the shop and threw clothing around. "We are here to tell them". The retailer had used a black child to model a sweatshirt with the slogan "coolest monkey in the jungle".
Highway 101 will remain closed indefinitely and more rain is expected to hit the Santa Barbara area next week, said CHP Capt. Riskin is survived by her husband, two grown children and a grandson. "I'm not sure where she could be", the volunteer said.
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