Bass’ emergency declaration directs city departments to continue assessing estimates on storm damage and seek state and federal assistance. It also asks the governor’s office to waive regulations that would slow recovery efforts.
Although Friday was dry and cloudy in Los Angeles, rain is expected Saturday, with “moderate to brief heavy rain” and the possibility of minor flooding in creeks and urban areas. About an inch and a half to 3 inches of precipitation is possible on the coast and valleys, the National Weather Service said.
With hillsides already drenched from past storms, rockslides and mudflows are expected to be a continued threat.
By Sunday afternoon, another storm is expected to move in with isolated thunderstorms possible into Monday.