Three separate storms during the period December 11 to March 4, damaged State highways and structures to the extent of $8,000,000. December and February storms took their heaviest toll in the northern part of the State, while the March storm concentrated on the southern section. The damage for the entire period, however, was almost equally divided between the two areas.
December and March storms, which caused over 90 per cent of the damage, were of three to five days duration and brought rains of cloudburst proportions to the higher altitudes, while establishing record-breaking hourly and daily precipitation records in the valley and coastal regions.
The March storm, which this article describes, swept in from a low-pressure area over the Pacific which extended from the Aleutian Islands south to a point about 800 miles west of San Francisco. Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Ventura, and San Bernardino counties suffered the brunt of its attack.
March Storms Took Big Toll, Illustrated
High Waters in Barton Wash Rip Away Wing on Bridge
Maintenance Crews of Division of Highways Praised
Scenes of Highway Damage in Southern California
Pictures of Storm Damage in Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties
Map Showing Locations of Storm Damage in Los Angeles, Ventura and Orange Counties
View of Flood Damage in City of San Bernardino
Waters of Coyote Creek in Los Angeles and Santa Clara River in Ventura Go on Rampage
Damage to Bridges Heavy, Illustrated
Map Showing Locations of Damage in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties
Picture of Damage on Highway Route 79 Near Fillmore
Streams Tear Out Highways in District XI, Illustrated
Pictures of Bridges Damaged by Floods
Snow Removal to Date Totals One Hundred Million Cubic Yards
Pictures of Snow Removal Crews and Equipment on Donner Summit
El Camino Real Project in San Diego Dedicated by Governor, Illustrated
Views of New Highway Between Oceanside and San Onofre
Governor Joins San Diego and Orange Counties in "Wedding" Ceremony
Ceremonies Launch Work on Arroyo Seco Highway, Illustrated
Snow Removal Crews Commended
Bay Bridge is Provided with Air Analyser, Illustrated
Elevating Grader Cuts Construction Costs, Illustrated
Monthly Report of the Division of Water Resources
R.M. Cillis Wins Promotion
In Memoriam Charles Stockton Pope - Samuel Alexander Hart
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