SAN MATEO, Calif. — More than two weeks of storms have already hammered CaliforniaAnd one more Over the weekend, many people arrived. The relentless downpours and their impact — flooded homes, flattened cars, downed power lines and more — have killed at least 19 people and disrupted the lives of millions more since late December.

Experts say that while almost all of the storms would not have been considered severe, however, they have taken their toll from the relentless pounding. California’s landscape. The soil is in crisis to More vulnerable is water that holds. to mudslides. Trees have fallen in days of powerful winds. The torrential rains have transformed trickling streams into rivers.

Below is a list of some areas that officials are closely monitoring.

Monterey County’s iconic coastal perch is located on the Peninsula, about 100 mi south of San Francisco That is where you are at home to The city of Carmel is home to 50,000 inhabitants and includes Pacific Grove, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Carmel and Pebble Beach.

Storms battering the Central Coast and Peninsula, as well as the roads leading to them to They have kept an eye on it. It will rain again on Monday, following a stormy Sunday.

Many people have been affected by flooding, including in the Salinas Valley, which is inland from the peninsula. There are still active evacuation orders for areas near the Salinas River and Carmel Rivers. According to emergency officials, over 100 people were evacuated shelters on Saturday. to Maia Carroll is the communication coordinator for Monterey County. Since Monday’s floods, some residents were forced from their homes.

Although there weren’t any evacuation orders for the Monterey Peninsula area on Sunday, officials were alerted throughout the county to possible flooding from the major rivers.

These concerns brought back the memories of 1995 when the roads to the peninsula were completely cut off from the rest. Highways 1 and 68 are the main roads into the area. If the Salinas River floods, they could be inundated.

Concerns across hard-hit Santa Cruz County, a coastal region south of San Jose, include flooding in the lowlands, a rising tide at the coast and falling trees, but the county’s mountains were uniquely vulnerable to the effects of more rain, said Dave Reid, the director of the Santa Cruz County Office of Response, Recovery & Resilience.

“The challenge for us right now in mountain regions is that any amount of rain, even modest rains, could cause road failures, landslides,” He said. Since the soil has not been able to absorb more rain water for many weeks, it is saturated. to The potential for road damage and mudslides.

Rain was to be expected The Santa Cruz Mountains saw a mild Monday morning, and it was likely to last into Tuesday afternoon. Falling trees and mudslides are Daniel DeLong’s primary concerns.

Retired firefighter, Mr. DeLong (56), lives in Ben Lomond in California, which is a small rural community in the Santa Cruz Mountains. He describes recent storms as follows: “much more extreme” He has never experienced anything like it in his three decades of living there. He and his family live on an acre of redwoods, Douglas firs and other majestic trees.

“They could just come down and cut your house in half,” DeLong stated. In the two previous weeks, a few smaller trees had fallen onto his property but not causing major damage.

His assets are less at risk to The area is prone to falling rocks, mud and has had roads closed due to mudslides. If more roads are closed, Mr. DeLong stated that it is possible for his family to become trapped on their land.

In the Sierra Nevada, more than 8 feet of snow have accumulated over the past week. The Lake Tahoe area has mountain communities with snow removal equipment. A team of avalanche specialists is also available. to You can withstand large winter storms. But problems arise on holidays weekends when this much snow is combined with thousands of tourists looking to winter escape in Tahoe. This area is one of the most sought-after places in America for downhill skiing.

The bumper-busting Sunday morning istoTwo-lane traffic was moving up the roads towards Tahoe’s ski resorts. Another eight were expected by the National Weather Service. to 18 inches of powder snow to With wind gusts up, accumulate before Tuesday to Exposed ridge tops in Sierra Nevada can reach speeds of 80 MPH.

California On Monday, the Department of Transportation requested patience from travelers as they awaited continued snowfall. to High mountain tourists returning to their homes can cause road congestion. Gilbert MohtesChan, Caltrans District 3’s public information officer, stated that long delays and slow traffic are to be expected.

Highway 50 and Interstate 80 were both experiencing intermittent delays due to heavy snowfall Saturday. Mr. MohtesChan stated that the roads had been reopened. “wild” Multiple accidents and spinouts. People jumped from their cars while stuck in traffic. to They play in the snow and forget that they are on major roads where heavy snowplows need to access. “People need to slow down and be patient, and they’ll get to their destination,” Mr. Mohtes-Chan said.

Positively, there is more snowpack water than in previous winters. It is an enormous reservoir that holds all the water in the Sierra. California — roughly 30 percent of the state’s water supply, on average, comes from the Sierra snowpack — and melting snow in the spring is what keeps water flowing downstream when the weather turns dry.

On Saturday, Downtown Los Angeles saw 1.8 inches of rainfall. This was a new record set in January 14. Although the storm did not cause major damage, several vehicles were crushed by it. A boulder from a mudslide caused traffic to stop. Surging tides were a problem near the ocean. to 6 inches of water to you can create ponds along streets like Long Beach. A sinkhole in Chatsworth, north Los Angeles that swallowed 2 vehicles last week continued to grow to The road is almost the whole width.

Mark Pestrella from Los Angeles County Public Works described the situation overall as “10,000 small cuts across the county.” They all add up. He estimated that the road system with its sinkholes, damaged pavement and other problems will run to nearly $200 million. to Repair, he calculated.

Los Angeles still fared much better than the rest of the state. to Capt. Capt. “We’re definitely having our share of things, but it could be worse,” She said.

Ms. Kelliher–Berkoh stated that the Los Angeles River was one of their top priorities. The river is often just a concrete channel that runs south through the city. But during severe storms it can turn into a 10 foot deep torrent. People who underestimate the strength of this current can become extremely dangerous, especially for children or homeless people living near banks.

County Fire Department also monitors areas affected by wildfires. These areas are areas where the burn scars have left behind soil that is ideal for mudslides.

This county is approximately 130 miles from San Jose in San Joaquin Valley. It’s home to the following: to Nearly 300,000. California’s most punishing weather conditions. Last week’s flooding forced hundreds of people to Evacuate residents. Among the hardest-hit areas was Planada, a small farming community 90 minutes’ drive from Yosemite National Park.

This month, more than 200 times the amount of rainfall has fallen in County this year than last January. The area was spared from severe storms on Sunday but it is expected that heavy rain and floods will continue through Monday.

The following weekend saw a temporary respite. California National Guard worked with the county’s Office of Emergency Services to repair and fortify the region’s major waterways, including Bear Creek, which flooded last week.

Not only were emergency personnel scrambled, to Pump out floodwater immediately before the situation worsens again. Clear storm drains. Repair levees.

Roads were opened and evacuation orders lifted in Merced County to reopen over the weekend, giving Red Cross workers, local volunteers and members of the Merced County Sheriff’s Office an opportunity to Distribute food and water to Weary neighbours.