Author: SuperUser Account/Friday, September 28, 2018/Categories: Uncategorized, Living
RIVERSIDE – County of Riverside and City of Lake Elsinore agencies are closely monitoring Hurricane Rosa that may bring scattered thunderstorms to southwestern and mountain areas of Riverside County on Monday, Oct. 1 through Wednesday, Oct. 3.
The Holy and Cranston Fires left the hillslopes and mountains next to homes in Temescal Valley, Lake Elsinore and Idyllwild areas scorched with little ability to absorb water. This means that scattered thunderstorms can result in debris flows – with little to no warning. Debris flows are fast-moving, deadly landslides. They are powerful mixtures of mud, rocks, boulders, trees – and sometimes homes or vehicles. Debris flows move faster than a person can run or drive and they do not always stay in waterway or roads.
Riverside County and City officials urge everyone near the Holy and Cranston Fire burn areas to take the following steps:
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