Parts of Southern California see nearly a foot of rain, record-setting totals

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Wednesday, February 7, 2024
Heaviest part of storm passes SoCal, but rain continues Wednesday
It will continue to rain in Southern California on Wednesday and Thursday, though the heaviest part of this week's storm is now behind us.

A storm moving through Southern California dropped a record-setting amount of rain starting on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.

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For some parts of the region, rain totals since the storm hit and by the end of Monday exceeded 10 inches. Here are the latest three-day rainfall totals provided by the National Weather Service as of Tuesday:

Downtown Los Angeles sees record rainfall

Downtown Los Angeles saw 4.10 inches of rain on Sunday, breaking the old record for the day of 2.55 inches that was set in 1927.

As of noon Tuesday, the area saw a total of 8.13 inches of rain from the storm.

Sunday was also the third wettest February day while tying for the 10th wettest day since records began in 1877.

The wettest day ever recorded in downtown L.A. was 5.88 inches, set on May 2, 1958.

Parts of Los Angeles County see nearly a foot of rain

As of noon Tuesday, Topanga Canyon saw 11.95 inches of rain, the weather service reports.

Other areas of L.A. County also saw above 10 inches of rain:

  • Stunt Ranch: 11.72
  • Sepulveda Canyon at Mulholland Drive:12.01
  • Woodland Hills: 11.70
  • Bel Air: 12.32

Long Beach gets record-setting rain

Long Beach got 1.76 inches of rain Sunday, breaking a record of 0.56 inches set in 1958.

As of noon Tuesday, Long Beach saw 7.07 inches of rain since the storm moved into the region.

Orange County gets more than 2 inches of rain

Orange County saw less rain than Los Angeles County as the storm moved from the south to the northeast.

As of 2:19 p.m. Tuesday, here are rain totals for parts of Orange County, according to the weather service:

  • Orange County Reservoir: 6.54
  • Laguna Beach: 4.64
  • Anaheim: 4.02
  • Huntington Beach: 4.26
  • Fullerton Dam: 4.13

Inland Empire rain totals range from 6 inches to under 1 inch

As the storm moved northeast through Southern California, parts of the Inland Empire got hit harder than others.

In San Bernardino County, here are some rain totals as of 2:19 p.m. Tuesday:

  • Glen Helen Regional Park: 9.92
  • Cucamonga Canyon: 9.72
  • Ontario: 5.93

In Riverside County, here are some rain totals as of 2:19 p.m. Tuesday:

  • Prado Dam: 4.46
  • Riverside: 3.11
  • Temecula: 2.95

Santa Barbara sees record amount of rain

Santa Barbara got 2.39 inches of rain on Sunday, breaking a record of 0.50 inches set in 1990.

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