Severe flooding, mud flows in Inland Empire trap residents
The Inland Empire was hit by major mud flows and debris flows caused by flash flooding Friday afternoon.
Officials reported flash flooding in the Forest Falls and Mill Creek area.
Cindy Bachman, a San Bernardino County sheriff's spokeswoman, said deputies were checking on residents in the Forest Falls and Big Falls areas because of reports of significant mud and debris flowing down the hillsides. Parts of California 38 were obstructed by the mud flow.