More rain records shattered in Southern California
Sunday was the rainiest Dec. 19 in decades, the National Weather Service said. The weather service has updated record-breaking totals of precipitation through midnight Sunday:
San Gabriel: 2.96 inches of rain, breaking the record of 1.9 inches in 1970.
Downtown Los Angeles: 2.8 inches of rain, breaking the record of 2.12 inches set in 1921.
Los Angeles International Airport: 2.23 inches of rain, breaking an old record of 1.62 inches in 1984.
Long Beach Airport: 2.07 inches of rain, breaking the record of 0.52 inches in 1984.
Precipitation totals since the storm began Thursday were immense for Southern California, which has been soaked from a rare warm subtropical system hailing from Asia. Downtown L.A. gets an average of 15 inches of rain a year.
L.A. County mountains: Up to 11.12 inches was recorded as falling in the L.A. County mountains, although rain gauges saw many totals in the range of 5 to 8 inches.
Devore: 10.57 inches
Cal State San Bernardino: 7.75 inches
La Verne: 6.07 inches
Beverly HIlls: 5.59 inches
Hollywood Reservoir: 5.15 inches
Pasadena: 5.05 inches
Santa Monica: 4.9 inches
UCLA: 4.49 inches
Northridge: 4.46 inches
San Gabriel and Whittier: 4.44 inches
Downtown L.A.: 4.35 inches
Los Angeles International Airport: 4.19 inches
Temecula: 4.09 inches
Long Beach Airport: 4.07 inches
Canoga Park: 4.01 inches
Fullerton: 3.24 inches
Lake Forest: 2.97 inches
Huntington Beach: 2.94 inches
San Juan Capistrano: 2.88 inches
-- Rong-Gong Lin II