This vox by tom-jjbt on behalf of los-angelenos is endorsed by 2 of them and denied by 0.


Proposed Saturday, March 01, 2014 by tom-jjbt
We are heartened by the rain.

We are heartened by the rain. And it is not the typical light sprinkles that puts the local networks on “Storm Watch.” It’s a bonafide winter storm from the Pacific. On Friday it dropped 2 1/4 inches on downtown Los Angeles and more in the foothills. The storm generated warnings of flash floods and mudslides and created 12 foot waves at some beaches. Last night some San Gabriel Valley residents were awakened by two reverse 911 calls; the first warning of a tornado (“…take shelter now…”) and the second warning of flash floods. Despite our elation over the rain experts say it will do little to relieve the drought. Nevertheless it’s better than nothing. And we love it.

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  1. irishphiliThank goodness for the rain! We need it.   10 years ago