California storms persist with deluges, mudslide threats


              Jeremy String walks in flood waters from huge amounts of rain in his neighborhood off of Holohan Road near Watsonville, Calif. on Monday, Jan. 9, 2023.(Brontë Wittpenn/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)
            
              Caltrans crews work to clear a mudslide on Highway 17 that resulted from heavy rain from an atmospheric river storm in the Santa Cruz Mountains, south of Glenwood Drive in Scott's Valley, Calif., on Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. (Carlos Avila Gonzalez/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)
            
              Caltrans crews work to clear a mudslide on Highway 17 that resulted from heavy rain from an atmospheric river storm in the Santa Cruz Mountains 1/4-mile south of Glenwood Drive in Scott's Valley, Calif., on Monday, Jan. 9, 2023.  (Carlos Avila Gonzalez/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)
            
              Maisie Russo, of Felton, helps home owner Tom Fredericks, of Felton, after heavy rains swelled the San Lorenzo River, flooding homes in Felton, Calif., on Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group via AP)
            
              A Caltrans worker directs traffic at a freeway entrance as the U.S. Freeway 101 is closed near Montecito, Calif., Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
            
              People carrying their belongings arrive at an evacuation center in Santa Barbara, Calif., Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. Rain-weary Californians grappled with flooding and mudslides as the latest in a series of powerful storms battered the state, prompting widespread evacuations, toppling trees, and frustrating motorists who hit roadblocks. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
            
              A boarded up house on Beach Drive in Aptos, Calif., Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. (AP Photo/Nic Coury)
            
              Naia Skogerson evacuates from her house as floodwaters rise in the Rio Del Mar neighborhood of Aptos, Calif., Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. (AP Photo/Nic Coury)
            
              The owners of Venus Pie Trap place sandbags in front of their restaurant in the Rio Del Mar neighborhood of Aptos, Calif., Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. (AP Photo/Nic Coury)
            
              A cleaning crew walks through floodwaters in the Rio Del Mar neighborhood of Aptos, Calif., Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. (AP Photo/Nic Coury)
            
              A man wades through a flooded street in the Rio Del Mar neighborhood of Aptos, Calif., Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. (AP Photo/Nic Coury)
            
              A boarded up house during storms on Beach Drive in Aptos, Calif., Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. (AP Photo/Nic Coury)
California storms persist with deluges, mudslide threats