LOS ANGELES (FOX 11) - Straight from the FOX 11 archives, take a look at how El Niños have affected the Southern California area in the past.
January 1983 – Storm pounds Pacific Coast Highway. Santa Monica Pier damaged, with dislodged pilings washing up on the beach. PCH closed by mudslides and Billie Jean King’s home is badly damaged. One home slides off its pilings, into the surf.
February 1992 – Fatal Ventura mudslide. (2:35)
February 1992 – Flooded Sepulveda Basin. (3:16)
February 1992 – Flooded Ventura trailer park. Helicopter aids rescues. (3:52)
February 1992 – 15-year-old boy falls into the L.A. River and drowns despite heroic efforts to rescue him. (4:19)
January 1993 – Mudslide claims homes in the Laguna Beach hills. (4:58)
January 1995 – Las Flores Creek in Malibu becomes a raging river of mud – undermining the PCH bridge that connects part of the city. (5:29)
December 1995 – Heavy surf loosens pilings under Ventura Pier. (5:48)
January 1995 – Mudslides in the hills of Glendale. (6:11)
December 1997 – Mud flows through the streets of Laguna Beach. (6:29)
December 1997 – Trailer park residents rescued in Huntington Beach. (7:03)
December 1997 – Mud traps cars and a helicopter reaches a stranded hiker in the Inland Empire. (7:26)