Chualar Flooding of up to 4 ft causing evacuations

4:30 pm — 101 still closed, in fact a number of places in the area are closed. Look at this CHP log:

A levee broke near Chualar Union School causing flooding in the area. MCSO is currently evacuating some portions of Chualar. The current storm is not helping.

This whole area is a mess with the flooding, people stuck on top of vehicles that are flooded. There are at least 4-5 CHP incidents in this area. Here is one re 101 which is closed both NB and SB near Chualar under 3 ft of water:

Incident: 00248 Type: Roadway Flooding Location: Us101 N / Esperanza Rd Loc Desc: NB AND SB Lat/Lon: 36.595968 -121.545822 

Detail Information
3:32 PM12[21] CPD SNCR WILL NEED TO CLOSE SPENCE X OS, SPENCE X 101
3:31 PM11[20] 1039 MTRY CONFIRMED SO STARTED A BREAK
3:31 PM10[19] A27-012 12 IS 97 TRAFFIC BACKED UP SB 2 MILES OF TRAFFIC BEHIND 12
3:29 PM9[18] OS X 101 IS CLOSED, DETOUR IS RIVER RD
3:26 PM8[16] 12 INQ WHERE SO IS DIVERTING TRAFFIC
3:24 PM7[15] SO CREATED A BREAK DIVERTING VEHS – CPY SCNR
3:19 PM6[14] STARTING A TRAFFIC BREAK SB F/AIRPORT
3:16 PM5[11] [Notification] [CHP]-[10] PER DIST 5 / CANT RESPOND / THEY ARE STUCK IN CHUALAR / THEY DO HAVE A CREW ON ESPERANZA BUT CANT DO ANYTHING /. TOO MUCH WANTER
3:16 PM4[10] PER DIST 5 / CANT RESPOND / THEY ARE STUCK IN CHUALAR / THEY DO HAVE A CREW ON ESPERANZA BUT CANT DO ANYTHING /. TOO MUCH WANTER
3:11 PM3[6] [Notification] [CHP]-MONT SO 1097, NEED TO CLOSE NB AND SB 101 JSO CHUALAR UNDER 3 FT OF WATER
2:57 PM2[4] 1039 CALTRANS DISPATCH
2:55 PM1[2] AFFECTING NB 101 #2 LANE