The LA Department of Public Health has warned residents and visitors to avoid contact with ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Flash flooding is expected in several parts near the West Coast, including most of Arizona and some parts of Southern California, which has seen its first significant rainfall since May.
Venice Mayor Luigi Brugnaro announced on Tuesday evening that he would declare the city in a state of emergency due to the flooding.
A team of researchers found evidence that suggests climate change may have played a role in the mysterious abandonment of the prosperous prehistoric city of Cahokia around 600 years ago.
The flood warnings are expected to end Saturday afternoon.
Parts of California burned by this summer's Holy Fire were ordered to evacuate on Thursday after severe rain hit the region.
"Kickin' this storm's butt."
A deadly heat wave poses another health risk for survivors still trapped inside their homes.
Hospital Director Chaiwetch Thanapaisal said at a news conference that "everyone is strong in mind and heart."
Three times the usual rainfall for July fell in a matter of days over parts of the country as 11 regions have declared fatalities, local media reports.
Police said he was last seen going under the water.
The powerful storm dumped rain throughout the state for three days.
Hundreds of pets and stray animals have overwhelmed shelters that were damaged by the devastating storm.
"The secular science community has no viable answers to explain remarkable finds like these."
The richest 10 percent are responsible for half of global fossil-fuel emissions.
Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli shared a timelapse of the storms over his home country.
In Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Guam and Alaska, the Jones Act restricts the ability to import.
Two rivals are battling ISIS in the jihadists' final stronghold of Deir ez-Zor. One seeks to return Syria to its former self; the other wants more power for Kurds.
Osteen even spoke at a Rosh Hashana service on Thursday: "It's interesting how God can take something negative and turn it around and somehow bring good out of it."