Severe weather hits the West Coast

Major storms in California are prompting fears of possible mudslides and moving east bringing heavy rain and snow. ABC News' Janai Norman has the details.
1:45 | 01/16/19

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We began with storm number three in a series of storms hitting the West Coast right now and set to move east the current storm system stretches for. What end of California to the other. Bringing heavy rain and snow stroke win some communities have already closed schools and ordered evacuations. The greatest fears are flooding and mudslides. They're looking of the boulders and Hindu Thoreau is forced out from under him. And they're huge they're bigger than. Entire communities under evacuation orders in Southern California as a winter storm threatens to bring massive mudslides. It any given moment you know all of the seven miles of canyon that burned so hot during the holy fire could come down. I think everyone should be concerned beer and hillsides in Malibu stripped clean by fires already beginning to crumble. The upside went just slid on down and we lived her 35 years and we've never had anything like them nearby one homes swept away and more than a dozen others still an immediate danger after river of debris. Rush through this neighborhood I couldn't believe it. But just couldn't believe it went boom the devastation that. Mud can. You know homeless. About a rain that's being forecast that this bill can continue to slide outside of LA brock's mud and trees blocking roads making them dangerous and impassable. Residents armed themselves with sandbags. I would say take it seriously. Farther north the winter storms are creating Havoc on the highway in Tahoe motorists forced to turn back as up to seven feet of snow build up. Triggering avalanche warnings and in Sacramento a big rig left dangling. Perilously off an overpass after the driver lost control and slammed into the wall.

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