RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Avalanches and Landslides

A collection of news and information related to Avalanches and Landslides published by this site and its partners.

Top Avalanches and Landslides Articles

Displaying items 85-96
  • More thunderstorms make their way across Southland

    More thunderstorms make their way across Southland
    A new round of thunderstorms moved into the Southern California region early Saturday afternoon, snarling traffic, threatening mudslides and opening a large sinkhole on a busy Los Angeles street. The heavy band of rain was expected to drench coastal and...
  • Goodbye, avalanche: Highway to Valdez, Alaska, clear at last

    Goodbye, avalanche: Highway to Valdez, Alaska, clear at last
    Ah, the open road: The lone highway into Valdez, Alaska, is finally clear, but residents say being cut off by land wasn't that big of a deal. Six miles of the Richardson Highway in and out of the town of 4,000 people were shut down for about 11 days...
  • Woman dies after Montana home crushed by 1,800-foot-long avalanche

    On Friday, Michel Colville was in her Missoula, Mont., home near the recreational area of Mt. Jumbo. It was 4 p.m. when a mountain of snow raced down the hill at more than 120 mph, smashing her home and sending her, her husband and an unrelated child...
  • Conditions were too dangerous to save mountain biker, officials say

    Conditions were too dangerous to save mountain biker, officials say
    When his body was discovered, 34-year-old Andres Marin was still sitting on his light blue mountain bike, leaning against the side of a hill in the Cleveland National Forest. He had his helmet on and his binoculars were around his neck; his hands were...
  • Minor flooding reported in weekend downpour

    Minor flooding reported in weekend downpour
    La Cañada’s foothill areas held their ground this weekend through a series of massive rainstorms that brought inches of rain to a previously parched landscape. Local officials returning to work on Monday reported all seemed to be well, adding that...
  • Winter storms creating treacherous avalanche conditions; 6 dead

    Six people have been killed and two injured skiers were awaiting rescue after being struck or buried by avalanches--one 9-feet deep--across the West in recent days. In Oregon: Two cross-country skiers in Oregon were killed about noon Tuesday near...
  • Heavy rains are expected to end L.A.'s long dry spell

    Heavy rains are expected to end L.A.'s long dry spell
    It's poor form to complain about rain, even a whole lot of it, when you really need it. So Southern Californians will just have to grin and bear it beginning Wednesday night when the first of two major storms is forecast to move into the region. The...
  • Voluntary evacuations sought in Glendora as winter storms approach

    Voluntary evacuations sought in Glendora as winter storms approach
    Glendora officials increased their emergency flood alert level Wednesday, calling for voluntary evacuations in the Colby fire burn area ahead of two winters storms expected to douse the region. The storm systems forecast for Wednesday to Saturday are...
  • First of two L.A. rainstorms moving through faster than expected

    First of two L.A. rainstorms moving through faster than expected
    A storm dumping light to moderate rain across Los Angeles County on Thursday is moving faster than expected, which could mean an extended break starting in the afternoon before a more powerful system arrives, forecasters said. "We're moving good --...
  • L.A. storms: 1,000 Glendora homes in path of potential mudslides

    L.A. storms: 1,000 Glendora homes in path of potential mudslides
    The sun may have been shining in Glendora on Thursday morning, but crews continued to work in 12-hour shifts to fill sandbags and lay concrete K-rails along the base of the fire-charred foothills.  "We're preparing for the worst, hoping for the best,"...
  • Mandatory evacuations ordered in Azusa, Glendora ahead of storm

    Mandatory evacuations ordered in Azusa, Glendora ahead of storm
    Fearing possible mudslides, Glendora and Azusa have issued mandatory evacuation orders for residents living in areas impacted by the Colby fire.In Glendora, residents north of Sierra Madre Avenue between Yucca Ridge Road and Glendora Mountain Road must...
  • San Gabriel Mountain dams could get major fill-up from storm system

    San Gabriel Mountain dams could get major fill-up from storm system
    The reservoirs behind 14 major dams that line the front range of the San Gabriel Mountains — nearly empty after two years of drought — could rise significantly from the forecasted deluge over the next three days, public works officials said....