Experts Warn of Major Natural Disaster Coming to California, And It’s Not an Earthquake

Posted August 19, 2022, under Blog

According to researchers, there’s a massive natural disaster coming to California. No, it’s not an earthquake, it’s a colossal flood.

In a study published by Science Advances, experts are warning of a new weather system headed from the tropics to the western U.S. And this severe weather system could cause serious damage to Southern California’s major cities and wreak havoc on California’s infrastructure.

While California has been experiencing drought conditions for the last few years, experts say this megaflood would occur in the form of a monthlong storm, bringing feet (not inches) of rain to the entire state. No area in California would be safe from this.

Because of the warmer weather patterns California has been experiencing, this increases the chances for bigger sequence storms.

This wouldn’t be the first time California has experienced major flooding. The “Great Flood” of 1862 spanned 300 miles long and 60 miles across. While devastating to California’s landscape, the storm primarily affected regions that were sparsely inhabited.

However, if that flood were to happen today, it’s estimated that 5 to 10 million people could be displaced, with parts of the Central Valley and Los Angeles totally submerged.

The conditions that are increasing the chances of a storm like this hitting California are due to rising temps in our atmospheric ribbons. When these ribbons run warmer, the chances for more intense storms increase.

If you own a home, it’s important to be proactive about maintenance and repairs. Water is no friend to your home’s foundation, and existing water damage can cause structural damage to the property if it’s not addressed early on.

In the event of any type of natural disaster, it’s extremely important that you’re inside a safe and secure structure.

If you think your home is in need of foundation repair, house leveling, foundation replacement and/or earthquake retrofitting, contact Julian Construction today and we will send one of our foundation specialists out to conduct a free, thorough inspection with a quote for repair.

We have extensive experience serving our Los Angeles community and nearby regions. In fact, Julian Construction has inspected over 30,000 structures in the area!

Julian Construction was formed in 1994 and our focus has always been on building and maintaining foundations, doing foundation repair and replacement, earthquake retrofitting, and house leveling.

When you work with Julian Construction, you get the principles of the company and the workers of Julian Construction under your home.

And in order to keep foundation repair affordable for our customers, we offer a price guarantee — because we know our quote for repair will represent your very best value.

Give us a call at (323) 733-3377 to schedule your free inspection or complete the inspection request form.


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