Flooding in San Pedro
By Rebecca Chambliss
(Vista Sotheby's International)
Ironically, today's blog on ActiveRain is about....active rain! Now approaching day number 3 of heavy rainfall in the Southbay area, more flooding is expected in the San Pedro area. With much of the Harbor Area prone to heavy water runoff, there has been a lot of flooding in the streets and homes, especially around the area of 4th and Grand. On Tuesday, it was estimated that over 1.5 inches of rain fell in just 30 mins. The pictures of the flooding shows just how much damage that kind of rainfall can do! For many residents, evacuation was the only option and officials delivered a mandatory evacuation of some areas. The American Red Cross was not only going door-to-door to help warn and evacuate, but they also provided some temporary housing for those being forced from their homes. Re...