Southlanders coping with rainstorm

VENTURA, Calif. (KABC) -- Rain washed over the Southland on Friday, sweeping in from the north and giving the region a good soaking.

The rain drops fell first in parts of Ventura County, where some people simply appreciated the needed break from Southern California's long drought.

"I love it," said Renee Roth, who was out walking her dog near the Ventura pier. "I live in Ojai and we need more and more rain. This is wonderful to be out here, getting wet."

For more on how people dealt with the storm, see Leo Stallworth's report in the video above.

The rain was expected to continue through Friday evening, mostly clearing up by Saturday.

For the latest forecast in your area, see ABC7's weather page.

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