CA: “Endless onslaught” of severe weather forces thousands to flee their homes and leaves one dead

Source: NBC News

“Thousands of people in California were forced to flee their homes as severe weather continued to batter the state, leaving one person dead this week and a child missing, while tens of thousands of utility customers were still without power Tuesday morning. Moderate to heavy rains were expected to continue to hammer much of California on Tuesday as a fresh low-pressure system barreled toward the state as part of a ‘parade of cyclones’ that prompted a string of rescues Monday. Homes were flooded, streets transformed into rivers and cars were swamped amid the deluge. One person was killed in Avila Beach, roughly 180 miles north of Los Angeles, when a vehicle was overtaken by water …. A child is also missing after being swept away when floodwaters swamped a vehicle in the northern section of the county …” (01/10/23)