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Rain map: What parts of Orange County are getting soaked

Here is a look at how much rain has fallen in Orange County as a storm that swamped Ventura and Los Angeles counties moves south.

The map reflects rainfall stats collected by OC Public Works at 61 sites countywide for the 24 hours ended Tuesday, February 20,  at 6 a.m.

The median rainfall at the 61 measurement sites was 0.71 inches with 5 collections topping 1 inch. The rainiest spots were:

  • Santiago Peak Standpipe at 2.99 inches.
  • Upper Harding Canyon at 1.46 inches.
  • Holy Jim Canyon at 1.34 inches.
  • Modjeska Canyon at 1.06 inches.
  • Santiago Creek at E08 at 1.06 inches.
  • Loma Ridge at 0.98 inches.
  • Coto De Caza at 0.94 inches.

Also, some sample sites across Orange County:

  • Anaheim Hills at 0.39 inches.
  • Costa Mesa at 0.55 inches.
  • Fullerton Airport at 0.71 inches.
  • Laguna Niguel Park at 0.63 inches.
  • Seal Beach at 0.63 inches.

A collection site’s rainfall total is shown on the map by the dot’s color and size. Click on any dot to see an individual site’s rain totals.

Note that Orange County has 122,372 homes at flash flood risk (16% of all homes), according to a CoreLogic study – with 21% of those properties at higher danger. Replacement costs run $487,000 per home or $60 billion countywide for the residences in danger.

Source: Orange County Register

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