The rains are upon us again, and all around Studio City. Yet, three more days of rain are expected.
Officials predict that there won’t be a repeat on thell into the Los Angeles River near the, and some trees haven’t yet been cleared from the streets, but another few inches of rain are expected to fall through the weekend in the already saturated ground.
Puddles already are ankle deep at Ventura Boulevard and Vineland Avenue near where Church used to be located. A tree is blocking half of the street up to, and there’s an ever-growing sinkhole on Woodrow Wilson Drive.
There’s a big tree down at Cantura Street and Rhodes Avenue south of Ventura Boulevard in the Silver Triangle, and another that was blocking one lane of traffic for a bit near Moorpark and Laurel Canyon Boulevard.
The tree that fell in the Silver Triangle ripped from the ground and fell completely over road. It disturbed hyrdo cables and they started swinging. Some people experienced short power outages during the rains last weekend, and some saw sparks on the powerlines, but according to Jeremy Obertstein of Councilman Paul Krekorian’s office, all of electricity was back on within 24 hours of the storm last Sunday, and no lines are still down in Studio City.
A large branch fell on Chandler Boulevard and hit a car, and rocks blocked part of Mulholland Drive between Laurel Canyon Boulevard and Coldwater Boulevard, but those roads are cleared.
Already Wednesday one-third of an inch of rain has hit since the rains began in the afternoon, and rain is expected to continue Thursday and Friday. There’s a chance of rain Saturday and Sunday, according to the .
Lauren Skinner, the spokesperson for the city’s Bureau of Sanitation, said the is ready to handle more water, after the swift overflow that occurred Sunday night resulting in a 250,000-gallon sewage spill.
“Our emergency crews are on hand, and we don’t expect the rains to be as intense as last weekend,” Skinner said.