[pct-l] Any southbounders out in this flooding?

Marian Harmon marianharmon at gmail.com
Sat Oct 17 18:52:19 CDT 2015

Here's a video that was just published by a local photographer... pretty
much confirming what I was told -- there are a few sections that are washed
out. This is that section that parallels the highway on private land
between those two fences.  https://youtu.be/CgX482ShUCg

On Fri, Oct 16, 2015 at 6:54 PM, Marian Harmon <marianharmon at gmail.com>

> I live just east of the area where the 58 is closed, about 10-15 minute
> drive. I've been talking to a couple of people I know have been up there
> and they said that while it's obviously not their first concern... parts of
> the PCT have been impacted by the flash flood where about 200 vehicles were
> buried by the flow. The embankment that came down came from the north side
> of the road where the trail crosses. This links shows an overhead view and
> several photos of the area a few you can clearly see the PCT in the
> background, or what's left of it. The media staging location is right along
> the trail at Cameron Canyon Rd. on the south side. A Sheriff friend said
> that part of the trail is for sure gone and other parts of it won't be
> considered safe to travel any time soon. .
> http://ktla.com/2015/10/16/big-rigs-cars-trucks-stuck-hood-deep-in-mud-on-highway-58-near-mojave-following-storm/
> On Fri, Oct 16, 2015 at 9:46 AM, virgil <virgil at baloney.com> wrote:
>> On Thursday 15 October 2015 4:21:03 pm Brick Robbins wrote:
>> > http://www.foxla.com/news/local-news/33606090-story
>> >
>> > 2+ inches of rain a couple of hours
>> >
>> > "Amid concerns that downpours could cause slides and flows of mud and
>> > debris over slopes that wildfires have stripped of vegetation,
>> > including the Powerhouse and Warm fire burn areas, flooding was
>> > reported by the National Weather Service near San Francisquito Canyon
>> > and Elizabeth Lake roads and a funnel cloud was spotted near Lake
>> > Hughes."
>> SR 58 is also closed between Tehachapi and Mojave due to mud slides, with
>> nearly 200 vehicles still stuck in the mud.
>> http://abc7.com/weather/nearly-200-vehicles-stuck-on-sr-58-in-tehachapi/1036201/
>> Thats where the PCT crosses 58, hopefully, nobody was trying to make that
>> descent down to Tehachapi Pass when the storm hit.
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