Tuesday, January 19, 2010

LA's tornado warning

Much to the delight of local TV, LA is on storm watch this week. Today we had a tornado warning, but it didn't materialize. It was, according to the LA Times, just "tornado-like." It is very wet though - 3 big storms are passing through CA this week - we've had two and apparently the worst is still to come. But apart from waterspouts, a few flooded streets and lots of mud, it's not a major problem. less cyncially, the soil is saturated and last year's fire damaged area, are ripe for mud slides. Thousands of people preparing to evacuate...