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California Storm

The latest in a series of powerful storm systems is bearing down on California, pelting mountain areas with heavy rain, snow and high winds, prompting evacuations and leaving thousands without power.

Silverado Creek

Dec. 21, 2010: A rain-swollen Silverado Creek runs beneath Black Star Canyon Road in Silverado Canyon, Calif. 

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Flooded Car Rescue

Dec. 20, 2010: San Bernardino County Firefighters Jay Hausman, left, and Ryan Beckers, right, pull a victim from a car caught in swift water at Hughes and Avalon Road in Victorville, Calif.

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Sand Bags

Dec. 20, 2010: Alex Vergaran sits on a pile of sand bags at his home on Browning Road in McFarland, Calif.

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Pacific Coast Highway

Dec. 20, 2010: Drivers make their way along Pacific Coast Highway in the rainy weather in Santa Monica, Calif.

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Traffic Sign

Dec. 21, 2010: A sign alerts drivers to flood conditions on Black Star Canyon Road in Silverado Canyon, Calif. The latest in a series of powerful storm systems is bearing down on California, pelting mountain areas with heavy rain, snow and high winds, prompting evacuations and leaving thousands without power.

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Rock Slide

Dec. 20, 2010: A television news cameraman tapes a rock slide that closed Pacific Coast Highway near Ventura County.

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Evacuation

Dec. 20, 2010: Alex Vergaran, front, and brother Carlos, were told to evacuate their home as a warning that a flood may occur sometime soon due to heavy rainfall and Poso Creek overflowing in McFarland, Calif.

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Flooded Street

Dec. 20, 2010: From left, Ryan Bridgen, his daughter Carissa, 11, and Brandon Batson wade across a flooded street in southwest Bakersfield, Calif. The Bridgens were helping Batson shore up his home with sandbags to keep water from entering the garage and house.
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Tree Down

Dec. 20, 2010: A tree lies alongside Centinela Ave. after being uprooted due to rainy weather in the Mar Vista area of Los Angeles.

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Disneyland

Dec. 20, 2010: Visitors to Disneyland leave the park after a rain storm in Anaheim, Calif.

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Splash

Dec. 20, 2010: A woman is caught in a giant splash as a passing motorist sprays water in Anaheim, Calif.

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Flood Preparations

Dec. 20, 2010: McFarland Police officers control traffic at the intersection of Sherwood Avenue and Browning Road in McFarland, Calif. McFarland City officials and residents are preparing for potential flooding in the area. (AP Photo/The Bakersfield Californian, Henry A. Barrios)

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Trapped Car

Dec. 20, 2010: San Bernardino County Firefighters Jay Hausman, left, and Ryan Beckers work their way toward a car trapped in a wash while crossing Hughes Road in Victorville, Calif.

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California Storm

The latest in a series of powerful storm systems is bearing down on California, pelting mountain areas with heavy rain, snow and high winds, prompting evacuations and leaving thousands without power.

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