Mudslides Prompt Road Closures Across Santa Cruz County

Mudslides and flooding prompted road closures across California’s Santa Cruz County as the region was battered by another atmospheric river storm on Monday, January 9.

Footage by Casey Flanigan shows a mudslide blocking a river-adjacent stretch of road along Highway 9 at Ben Lomond.

The National Weather Service (NWS) placed parts of Santa Cruz County under a flood advisory, and warned of dangerous winds into Tuesday. Credit: Casey Flanigan via Storyful

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