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Nearly 3 Inches of Rain Hits Local Cities

  • By David Barron

Nearly three inches of rain soaked West San Gabriel Valley cities over the weekend as a series of storms struck Southern California. More rain was predicted to continue Monday, Jan. 23 with the skys clearing the following day. No serious damage was reported, although many streets and intersections were temporarily flooded during the height of the rain storms.

The National Weather Service reported that Alhambra received 2.64 inches of rain over the weekend. Pasadena got 2.84 inches of rain. No specific rainfall amounts were reported for Monterey Park or Rosemead, but estimates ranged from two to three inches.

Neighboring areas including coastal cities received record breaking amounts of rain. Long Beach was soaked with 4.2 inches of rain and L.A. Airport (LAX) got 2.95 inches. Downtown L..A. received 2.76 inches of rain.

The storm also brought several grry of snow to the San Gabriel Mountains. 



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