Over 30 homes damaged in California storms

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Andrew Watson and his daughter Taylor Becker dig out their car after rocks and mud inundated their home in the mountain community of Forest Falls in the San Bernardino Mountains Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. Crews cleared roads in an area where some 2,500 had been stranded after thunderstorms caused mountain mudslides in Southern California over the weekend, while authorities estimated that between 6 and 8 homes were badly damaged and likely uninhabitable. One person was found dead in a vehicle that was caught in a flash flood. A group of campers spent the night at a community center near Forest Falls headed. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
A car lies where it was swept down a wash in the mountain community of Forest Falls in the San Bernardino Mountains Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. Crews cleared roads in an area where some 2,500 had been stranded after thunderstorms caused mountain mudslides in Southern California over the weekend, while authorities estimated that between six and eight homes were badly damaged and likely uninhabitable. One person was found dead in a vehicle that was caught in a flash flood. A group of campers spent the night at a community center near Forest Falls. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
Rocks and mud have brought down a utility pole in the mountain community of Forest Falls in the San Bernardino Mountains Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. Crews cleared roads in an area where some 2,500 had been stranded after thunderstorms caused mountain mudslides in Southern California over the weekend, while authorities estimated that between six and eight homes were badly damaged and likely uninhabitable. One person was found dead in a vehicle that was caught in a flash flood. A group of campers spent the night at a community center near Forest Falls. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
A bulldozer clears boulders and mud from a roan in the mountain community of Forest Falls in the San Bernardino Mountains, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. Crews cleared roads in an area where some 2,500 had been stranded after thunderstorms caused mountain mudslides in Southern California over the weekend, while authorities estimated that between 6 and 8 homes were badly damaged and likely uninhabitable. One person was found dead in a vehicle that was caught in a flash flood. A group of campers spent the night at a community center near Forest Falls. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
A car lies where it was swept down a wash in the mountain community of Forest Falls in the San Bernardino Mountains Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. Crews cleared roads in an area where some 2,500 had been stranded after thunderstorms caused mountain mudslides in Southern California over the weekend, while authorities estimated that between 6 and 8 homes were badly damaged and likely uninhabitable. One person was found dead in a vehicle that was caught in a flash flood. A group of campers spent the night at a community center near Forest Falls headed. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
Jessica Gosney digs out her car after rocks and mud inundated her home in the mountain community of Forest Falls in the San Bernardino Mountains Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. Crews cleared roads in an area where some 2,500 had been stranded after thunderstorms caused mountain mudslides in Southern California over the weekend, while authorities estimated that between 6 and 8 homes were badly damaged and likely uninhabitable. One person was found dead in a vehicle that was caught in a flash flood. A group of campers spent the night at a community center near Forest Falls headed. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
Onlookers view rocks and mud and downed power lines from a mudslide in the mountain community of Forest Falls in the San Bernardino Mountains Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. Crews cleared roads in an area where some 2,500 had been stranded after thunderstorms caused mountain mudslides in Southern California over the weekend, while authorities estimated that between six and eight homes were badly damaged and likely uninhabitable. One person was found dead in a vehicle that was caught in a flash flood. A group of campers spent the night at a community center near Forest Falls. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
Debris and rocks are piled up outside a cabin in Bear Canyon in Mount Baldy, Calif., Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, after thunderstorms Sunday caused mountain mudslides in Southern California. Authorities estimated that between 6 and 8 homes were badly damaged and likely uninhabitable. (AP Photo/Brian Melley)
A car is lodged in the debris on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, where a body was found Sunday that was swept into the rain-swollen water course in Mount Baldy, Calif. About 2,500 people were stranded early Monday after thunderstorms caused mountain mudslides in Southern California. (AP Photo/Brian Melley)
A car is lodged in the debris on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 where a body that was swept into the rain-swollen water course was found Sunday in Mount Baldy, Calif. About 2,500 people were stranded early Monday after thunderstorms caused mountain mudslides in Southern California. (AP Photo/Brian Melley)
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By BRIAN MELLEY and RAQUEL MARIA DILLON

MOUNT BALDY, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say more than 30 homes have been damaged after flash floods struck Southern California mountains - at least a dozen of them so severely that they're uninhabitable.

The Mount Baldy fire chief said Monday that some 25 houses are damaged and six of those are uninhabitable after a flash flood that ripped through his town.

Fire officials previously said between six and eight homes have the similar severe damages about 50 miles away near Forest Falls.

Mount Baldy fire Chief Bill Stead says the most significant damage in this tiny resort town popular with skiers and hikers is in the Goat Hill area where a rockslide buried some homes up to their roofs.

Dozens of volunteers are shoveling mud out of homes, digging out cars and removing large rocks by hand.

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