Rain from a major atmospheric river storm moved into Southern California this morning, causing minor flooding during the morning commute and concerns about greater destruction. As of 5:30 a.m., weather officials said the rainfall in Los Angeles County had “caused widespread urban, roadway and small stream flooding.

Rainfall totals had already reached an average of 1 to 2.5 inches across much of L.A. County, with some places already over 3 inches. Weather is expected to clear late Friday and Saturday. Heavy rain is expected for Sunday through Monday most likely result in additional flooding with delays and closures.

We will continue to monitor the situation and updates as they become available.