San Lorenzo River Floods Part of Downtown Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz County authorities warned of impassable roads as the San Lorenzo river water levels continued to rise on Monday, January 9.

This footage, released by Santa Cruz County, shows flooding from the San Lorenzo River in downtown Santa Cruz.

Authorities issued evacuation orders for parts of Santa Cruz County as heavy rain caused flooding. President Joe Biden approved an Emergency Declaration for California on Sunday and ordered federal assistance to supplement response efforts. Credit: Santa Cruz County via Storyful

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