California flooding slams homes; 1 dead

Posted: August 5, 2014 at 3:43 a.m.

Andrew Watson and his daughter Taylor Becker dig out their car after rocks and mud inundated their home in the mountain community of Forest Falls in the San Bernardino Mountains Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. Crews cleared roads in an area where some 2,500 had been stranded after thunderstorms caused mountain mudslides in Southern California over the weekend, while authorities estimated that between 6 and 8 homes were badly damaged and likely uninhabitable. One person was found dead in a vehicle that was caught in a flash flood. A group of campers spent the night at a community center near Forest Falls headed. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

MOUNT BALDY, Calif. -- More than 30 homes have been damaged after flash floods struck Southern California mountain areas -- with at least a dozen of them so severely damaged that they're uninhabitable, authorities said Monday.

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