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Meatpie
23-12-10, 05:20 PM
California is waking this morning to find the Golden State has been turned in to water world.


Residents are reeling after an astonishing week of storms and torrential rain caused flooding, mudslides, tornadoes - and, in the mountains, more than 15ft of snow.



Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger had announced a state of emergency for the worst hit areas and rescue crews frantically tried to clear flooded roads before anothe 'monster' storm predicted for last brought more thunder, hail and even small tornadoes.


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River Ridge Golf Course in Mission Valley, San Diego is almost entirely submerged

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A train crosses above the flooded Mission Center Road in Mission Valley

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The car park around the the Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego is underwater

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A woman is helped through muddy flood waters after she was evacuated from her home

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A woman hangs out of her car window as she waits to be rescued by firefighters in Sun Valley

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Guests clutching their belongings are ferried clear of their hotel in San Diego after it flooded

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Cars stand in several feet of water in San Diego. Major roads have been affected by mudslides and heavy snowfall at higher altitudes

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People attempt to pull a truck out of the rain-swollen Santiago Creek near Modjeska Canyon in California yesterday

JValdez
24-12-10, 06:31 PM
Today is bright & windy, water has subsided, Merry Christmas to all!

Meatpie
24-12-10, 09:33 PM
Good to hear the rain has finally stopped.