Severe Weather in the West Causes Flooding, Mudslides

Heavy rains in Sonoma, California, flooded the Russian River and forced at least 3,000 people to evacuate.
2:35 | 01/10/17

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Check out these pictures of the horrible flooding out west and rob Marciano is in the middle of it all in San Jose, California. Rob, what's going on out there? Hey, Michael. We had about a 12-hour break but now the rain picked up again and river in San Jose, one of many creeks and rivers that rise and fall with each one of these water-packed storms that rolls off the pacific. Overnight, homes and businesses underwater in sonoma county, California. This building used to house a mini golf and arcade. Heavy rains causing the Russian river to crest up to 35 feet. The last time there was significant floods like this were more than a decade ago. Reporter: At least 3,000 evacuated. The water gets in the house. That's about it. Reporter: Up in the hills of guerneville a mudslide 50 feet wide crashing through this man's home. Right at the edge and holding out until it takes us over. Reporter: In Santa Cruz this trapped and injured a photographer from KGO inside his news van. Parkly crushing the vehicle. Surrounding him with live wires and debris. Another slide, this one in and hasn't even rained that much today. Rugged terrain and this sandstone which is brittle stuff plus a foot of rain, it's going to come crashing down. In garden, two women pulled from the surging San Gabriel river. And in Colorado heavy winds causing dangerous driving conditions. Dust and debris blowing across the highway causing near blackout conditions. Semi truck after semi truck falling over like dominos. The back wheels of this one lifting right off the road. These storms are certainly packing a punch with the wind as well but most concerned about the water now we have two more that are rolling in and ginger zee is tracking all that back in studio. Good morning, ginger. Thank you very much for showing us all that. Those storms, the first from the weekend made its way into the midwest and great Lakes moving through with winter weather but the storm that's coming in this afternoon and evening, for the west coast is the next one we're most concerned about, the high Sierra and wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour and flood watches up to half a foot of rain on what has fallen so see the Russian river in the heart of sonoma county could go to 37 1/2 feet. Mudslide, flooding and right here in the northeast, we're going to warm up so no more skiing on the beach, all right. This is not happening as of the midweek. I'll tell you in just a couple of moments. To a manhunt in Florida for

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