MODJESKA CANYON, CA — Orange County Public Works crews were working diligently through Tuesday in the county’s canyon communities as rains swept across Southern California.

“Backfilling a roadside area in Modjeska Canyon to prevent slope erosion due to ongoing rain,” an OC Public Works statement said. “Still no major issues at this time, yet more rain expected on these saturated hillsides.”

Public works crews cleared mud, rocks and water from roads in Silverado Canyon throughout the day.

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#Rain update: common trouble spot In #SilveradoCanyon seeing some light action again, as crews clearing water, rocks & mud to keep road open pic.twitter.com/ymQelR28bv

— OC Public Works (@OCpublicworks) January 10, 2023

According to OC Public Works, Bond Fire burn areas such as Silverado and Williams canyons are expected to see a rate of .7 inches of rain per hour between 6 a.m. to noon Tuesday.

The dramatic weather prompted National Weather Service officials to issue both a Flood Watch and a Wind Advisory to communities across Orange County through Tuesday night.

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