Copyright © 2020 KABC-TV. With winds whipping through Los Angeles County at gusts up to 60 mph, ash is being carried into East L.A. and nearby cities, said Angeles National Forest spokesman Andrew Mitchell. Cars could be seen stuck in rising water in the Balboa Pier parking lot and along streets throughout the peninsula around 9:30 p.m. Water appeared to be knee-deep in the lot. Both of the unidentified firefighters, ages 26 and 31, had at least half of their bodies covered in second- and third-degree burns, officials said. Building up the seawall was expected to buy as many as 15 years of protection from rising seas. Officers were assisting with diverting traffic Friday night, Lt. Eric Little of the Newport Beach Police Department said, adding that there was not yet information on any permanent or ongoing road closures. It is all here. A letter writer accused Democrats of trying to overturn the 2016 election. All Rights Reserved. Enter the Fray: First takes on the news of the minute from L.A. Times Opinion ». Endorsement: Steve Morgan, David Berger, David Diamond for L.A. County Superior Court. The advisory was in effect from 6 p.m. Friday until noon Monday. Under the most extreme scenario mapped out in the 2018 National Climate Assessment delivered to Congress a few weeks ago, the ocean could rise by two feet in the next 25 years, which would mean regular flooding of Balboa Island, not to mention sections of Balboa Peninsula across the bay or sections of Venice Beach and Marina del Rey and on and on. On Balboa Island, the largest of six islands in the harbor, homes are valued significantly higher than in most of the rest of California. Newport Beach resident Danny Sullivan made the most of the flooding by breaking out a paddleboard. A full … Latest info on brush fires burning in Orange County, Evacuations ordered as fire threatens Yorba Linda homes, 2 firefighters critically injured while battling 4,000-acre Irvine fire, MAP: Areas under evacuation orders, warnings during Silverado Fire, High winds topple big rigs on 15 Freeway in IE, EDD mistakenly takes $10K from CA man's account, LIVE | Senate poised to confirm Barrett, Dems powerless to block, CA gun sales up 500% amid pandemic, study finds, COVID-19 holiday risk: The safest, most dangerous activities, Nearly 50K turn out to vote in person over opening weekend in LA County, Pursuit suspect arrested after running into LA River channel in Burbank, Schwarzenegger feels 'fantastic' after heart surgery, Latest updates on Silverado, Blue Ridge fires in OC. Here’s how they should be rolled out. Dangerous rip currents and hazardous swimming conditions were expected, the agency said. The homes are privately owned; the seawall is owned by the city, which spent $1.8 million on the recent capping project. Walking in predawn darkness along Balboa Island’s cement seawall, I could hear waves crashing noisily in the distance on the far side of Balboa Peninsula. high tide hitting #oc #NewportBeach pic.twitter.com/7LPus5VB1S, Seriously folks, please please please be careful around the water this weekend. Op-Ed: The roots of California’s tattered economy were planted long before the coronavirus arrived.