Breaking News!!: Castaic, CA: All lanes of Interstate 5 closed due to flash flooding.

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Breaking News!!: Castaic, CA: All lanes of Interstate 5 closed due to flash flooding.

All lanes of Interstate 5 in Castaic, California is closed due to flash flooding from heavy rain fall and reported hail in the area from a slow passing storm.

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** Picture from Timeshares (Twitter Username: #timesharesmusic): **

NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4’s Newscopter 4 is over the flash flooding incident.

** Video of the flash flooding incident at the flooding NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 website address: **

http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Stretch-of-Lake-Hughes-Road-Floods-due-to-Downpour-333119211.html

Los Angeles County Fire Department rescue crews responded to a report of some people trapped in a vehicle in the area, but they were found safe.

Los Angeles County Fire Department Air Operations reportedly has 3 paramedic helicopters conducting rescue operations in the Antelope Valley, California area.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the all northbound lanes of Interstate 5 in Castaic, California will be closed for 24 hours due to flooding and mud on the interstate.

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** Pictures from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

According to California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 7, major slide at Ft Tejon, California area has closed Interstate 5 closed in both directions.

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** Pictures from California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 7: **

California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is working hard to clear the mud and debris from the interstate.

California Highway Patrol is also saying that southbound Interstate 5 in the Grapevine, California area will be closed also due to flooding and mud on the interstate.

California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 7, take State Route 58 and State Route 14.

Reports that 4 to 6 inches of rain has fallen per hours in the area causing lots of flooding and runoff from near by mountains into these area valleys.

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** Pictures from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

There’s reports of rescues happening in the Leona Valley, California area, including along Bouquet Canyon Road, where a vehicle were stuck by mud and water.

First responders crews are continuing to survey the area.

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** Picture from Peter Husker ‏(Twitter Username: #Huskerfan661): **

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There’s also reports of hail that also fell in the Leona Valley, California area.

** Video from ValleyFireScan (Twitter Username: #ValleyFireScan): **

Flash flooding was seen in Lake Hughes, California with flash flood water flowing down streets.

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** Picture from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

Heavy rain and hail is reportedly falling from this storm in the Landcaster, California and Palmdale, California area where there’s reports of street flooding.

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** Video from Jonathan Amaya ‏(Twitter Username: #AmayaDaniel09): **

A Flash Flood Warning was issued until 6:45pm PT on Thursday, October 15th, 2015 for northwestern Los Angeles, California and northeastern Ventura County, California as well as a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 7:00pm PT on Thursday, October 15th, 2015.

** More information is still coming into ZachNews. **

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