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Crews work to clear Pacific Coast Highway Saturday, Feb. 2, near Leo Carrillo Beach. Photos by Suzy Demeter/22nd Century Media
Saturday's rainfall led to mandatory evacuation orders for Seminole Springs Mobile Home Estates at 11:20 a.m. and for Paseo Canyon Malibu West at 11:50 p.m.
Mud litters the 41000 block of PCH in unincorporated Malibu.
Staff Report
5:57 pm PST February 2, 2019

Evacuation orders for the Woolsey Fire burn area were lifted as of 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, though residents are urged to be cautious as they return home. 

As of 5:50 p.m., road closures remained in place at the following locations: Kanan Road, from Cavalleri Road to Mulholland Highway; Mulholland to Decker Canyon; westbound PCH, from Broad Beach Road to the Los Angeles/Ventura County line; Malibu Canyon, from Piuma to Malibu Crest; and Lindero Canyon Road northbound, at Thousand Oaks Boulevard.

All evacuation centers were closed at 5 p.m.

No homes or commercial properties have been damaged as of 6 p.m. Saturday, and no individuals were injured or missing.

A flash flood watch remains in effect through 7 a.m. tomorrow morning.

"Peak rainfall rates may exceed critical thresholds, mainly later tonight into Sunday morning," the National Weather Service alert states.

A 6 p.m. incident update from LA County states that there is a "decreased potential for mud and debris flow throughout the Woolsey Fire burn area," but "a moderate storm cell is expected to present early tomorrow morning, followed by scattered showers through Sunday."

"Crews will remain in the area through the remainder this weekend’s rain event," the update states. "Residents are encouraged to stay prepared and remain vigilant." 

Mandatory evacuations were ordered for Seminole Springs Mobile Home Estates at 11:20 a.m. and for Paseo Canyon Malibu West at 11:50 a.m. Feb. 2, with reports of flash flooding and hazardous conditions, according to the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station.