BREAKING NEWS: City To Raise Alert Status Tuesday Morning Ahead of Powerful Storm

With hours left for preparation, the City of Glendora announced the Colby Fire Impact Area alert status will be raised to orange Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 6 a.m.

The approaching storm has the ability to dump as much as 2 to 3 inches of rain in the already-soaked foothills and bring thunderstorms, city staff said in a written statement.

With the orange alert level, voluntary evacuations will be in effect. Rain-related parking orders will take place. Residents in the Impact Area will be ordered to remove vehicles, trash bins and other obstructions from city streets. Vehicles not moved during parking restrictions will be towed, staff said.

Weather V_FEvacuations and parking restrictions involve all residents above Sierra Madre Avenue from Yucca Ridge road to the west and the Little Dalton Wash on the east.

Special trash pick-up will be scheduled when conditions improve, most likely Thursday, Dec. 4.

An evacuation center will be available at the Crowther Teen & Family Center, 241 West Dawson Avenue and will open at 6 a.m. Dec. 2.

The Inland Valley Human Society will be on hand at the teen center to provide assistance to evacuated residents. Horses can be taken to the Los Angeles County Fairplex in Pomona, 1101 West McKinley Avenue.

Sandbags are still available at the city yard, 440 South Loraine Avenue.

Officials urge residents to stay informed by visiting the Colby Fire webpage to get the latest information on the storm and flood conditions.

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