Major storm dampens EC community


Rainy weather is to continue this afternoon into tomorrow morning, creating slick roadways. The California Highway Patrol advises drivers to reduce their speed and increase distance between vehicles on wet roadways. Photo credit: John Fordiani

Students around campus today are dressed head to toe in parkas, scarves, gloves, and boots in response to today’s weather. Up to three inches of rain could come down in coastal cities, according to the National Weather Service.

For those at EC and in the community, rain and thunderstorms are predicted this afternoon. Showers can be expected in the area tonight, according to the National Weather Service.

Large puddles have formed outside of the Bookstore and near the Social Sciences Building.

A flash flood watch is in effect until 6 a.m. tomorrow morning for local cities including Los Angeles and Long Beach.