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Nipomo residents continue to clean up aftermath from storm and flooding impacts

NIPOMO, Calif. – Clean-up is underway in neighborhoods in Nipomo. Streets and homes were impacted by the recent storms.

It caused the creek near East Branch Street to overflow and flood the entire street.

Residents say logs and debris covered the area, and the flooding took days to recede.

Some struggled to get inside their homes as mud was covering their driveway.

Other neighbors said they haven't seen anything like this since 1994.

“Well, it makes me mad because I've been at this and have been trying to help everybody here for 30 years," said Nipomo resident Daniel Diaz.

“The man has put a new trailer, a duplex, excuse me. And it got flooded out too," said Nipomo resident Joan Flores.

Community members said three homes were flooded on Mallagh Street.

They, too, have a ways to go to clean up their homes.

Ultimately, residents hope for the county and the community to step up to prepare for the next storm.

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