In photos: Atmospheric river triggers evacuations and outages in California
Editor's note: See Axios' latest coverage on the California storm.
A powerful storm slamming California triggered evacuations and left over 800,000 residents without power into Monday, as forecasters warned "dangerous flooding rains," strong winds and heavy snow would impact central and southern areas for several days.
The big picture: California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an emergency proclamation for eight southern counties, including Los Angeles — which was at "high risk" from potentially deadly flooding during this atmospheric river event that Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass said had "the potential to be historic."
Editor's note: This article has been updated with more photos and further details on the storm.