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Weathering #LARain: A Resource Guide

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018: 7:00pm

Due to updated weather conditions and a projected decrease in the amount of rainfall expected, the mandatory evacuations for Kagel Canyon, Lopez Canyon, and Little Tujunga, which were to be in effect at 6:00 pm this evening, have been cancelled.

However, due to debris flows that have occurred in the La Tuna Canyon area, the mandatory evacuations  from the 8300 block to the 9000 block of La Tuna Canyon remain in place. All voluntary evacuations in the La Tuna Canyon burn area also remain in effect.

Additionally, La Tuna Canyon is closed from the 8300 block to the 210 Freeway.

The Evacuation Shelters at Sylmar Recreation Center and Sun Valley Recreation Center remain open. For those individuals in the Skirball Fire burn area who choose to voluntarily evacuate, the Evacuation Center at Westwood Recreation Center will also remain open.

Your Public Safety agencies encourage residents in the affected areas to take necessary steps to protect themselves from injury and their property from storm damage. Please monitor local news outlets, social media, and for updated information and a list of street closures as they occur, and follow #LARain.


Residents who have questions about evacuations can call the LA Rain Joint Information Center at 323-957-4594.



Due to decreased rain forecasts, evacuation orders for L.A. County residents have been lifted. Please refer to the information posted above for the lastest #LARain information.


Los Angeles County residents, renters, and business owners, including persons with disabilities and others with access and functional needs, may call 211 LA County for emergency preparedness information, and other referral services. The toll-free 2-1-1 number is available 24 hours a day and seven days a week. 211 LA County services can also be accessed by visiting