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UPDATE: Flooding, debris flow shuts down Pacific Coast Highway until at least Monday

Posted at 10:15 AM, Jan 06, 2019

UPDATE (10:15 a.m.)– Caltrans District 7 crews are clearing out mud on the Pacific Coast Highway Sunday morning after rain hit Southern California, closing down parts of the highway until at least Monday.

California Highway Patrol closed the PCH Saturday night in both directions because of flooding and debris flow in the Woolsey Fire burn area. The highway is still closed because of several slides.

According to CHP several cars got stuck because of the mud requiring swift water rescue.


The rain is causing headaches and closures south of the Central Coast.

CHP announced the closure of Pacific Coast Highway in both direction Saturday night due to flooding and debris flow in the Woolsey Fire burn area.

Multiple vehicles became stuck, requiring swift water rescue, according to CHP.

Locally, commuters struggled with slick road conditions, resulting in several crashes and slideoffs.