Major storm slams into West Coast with powerful winds, heavy rain and snow

A strong Pacific storm came ashore late Saturday in the western U.S., bringing widespread strong gusty winds, very heavy rain and mountain snow.
1:19 | 01/06/19

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Overnight a major storm system pounding the West Coast bringing mudslides flash flooding heavy snow while also. Now power. In Malibu torrential rain triggering this mud slide on the busy Pacific Coast Highway this same area escorts by the woolsey's fire this fall. Part of a highway shut down vehicles stuck responding officers navigating through the deep mud. Also in Southern California multiple funnel cloud spotted watches this funnel spins off the coast of Long Beach. In northern California heavy snow and whiteout conditions there. This was a scene on interstate eighty which was shut down for Al worse drivers forced to pull over chain up. The heavy snow causing several accidents snarling traffic in leading cars backed up for miles. And San Francisco. Coastal flooding strong winds reaching up to seventy miles per hour sending dangerous large waves and I tied right in the San Francisco today shutting down the popular you're fourteen. The storm also knocking out power lines in Washington State. Take a look at mr. Madigan video showing power lines sparking and catching fire. This morning more than 200000. Customers without power. Arendt and power.

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