Record-setting rain in the Redding area flooded yards, streets and homes as it forced residents of one neighborhood north of Anderson to evacuate.

The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office declared a state of local emergency due to the flooding and damage from heavy rains.

The rain also caused debris in the Anderson Cottonwood Irrigation District canal to back up, flooding neighborhoods south of Redding.

The canal overflowed in several places near the Verde Vale neighborhood, north of Anderson. Spring Gulch Road was also flooded, as were several businesses and homes in the area.

Spring Creek, which flows under Highway 273 was also flooded. An excavator was sent in to clear debris from the canal from where limbs, logs and other garbage jammed against the bridge. No water was going over Highway 273 as of 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

An excavator was brought in to clear out debris from the Anderson-Cottonwood Irrigation District canal south of Redding on Tuesday. Upstream from the debris water flowed over the bank of the canal.

Several streets in Anderson were also flooded Tuesday afternoon. “Flooded” and “Road closed” signs were also placed in several areas in and around Anderson.

The National Weather Service said 2.94 inches of rain Tuesday at the Redding Regional Airport, a record for the date.

All evacuation warnings in the City of Anderson were lifted by 9 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Anderson Police Department. The city assessed conditions overnight and determined water levels had receded.

Portions of South Street and Emily Street remained closed as crews assessed the area for damage and cleared debris, officials said.

Record-setting rainfall flooded streets in Anderson and other parts of Shasta County on Tuesday.

An evacuation order for the area of Hill Street north of Anderson was also lifted Wednesday morning. An evacuation shelter that was set up Tuesday, was also closed.

7 p.m. Tuesday: Evacuation warning called for residents west of Highway 273

The Anderson Police Department issued an evacuation warning for residents west of Highway 273 due to the ACID canal flooding.

The warning covers the area between 3rd Street and Pinon Avenue in Anderson.

Debris has flowed into a bridge over the A.C.I.D canal, which is overflowing south of Redding.

“Residents effected by this warning should be prepared to evacuate and continue to monitor the situation,” the Shasta County Sheriffs Office’s reported.

Water is still rising in the A.C.I.D. canal, and more rain is predicted, the sheriffs office’s said.

6:30 p.m. Tuesday: Evacuation center opens for residents displaced by flood

An evacuation center opened at the Church of the Nazarene at 2225 Bechelli Lane in Redding, the sheriff’s office announced.

People living in the Hill Street area are under the evacuation order.

Anderson-Cottonwood Irrigation District canal is backed up and overflowing south of Redding.

6 p.m. Tuesday: Sheriff calls for evacuation due to flooding

The Shasta County Sheriffs Office issued the evacuation order for Anderson residents living in the area of Hill Street.

The order covers an area from Millicent Street to Spring Gulch Road in Anderson, southwest of Highway 273.

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