Take a look at some of the latest images of the devastation.
At least 13 people have been dead and several injured amid mudslides and heavy rain, which triggered flooding, in southern California.
Television mogul Oprah Winfrey's home survived the rainstorm and ensuring mudslides.
In Montecito, firefighters rescued two men and a woman from flood debris.
According to Evans, the threat of mudslides is vast, spreading from Santa Barbara all the way to Duarte.
Damaged homes, mud and debris near Randall Road. "Helicopters rescuing my neighbors". Fire officials said there was 50 air-hoist rescues, and dozens upon dozens of ground rescues.
She posted another video to Instagram on Wednesday showing damage to her home's back yard. The courtyard of the 90-year-old Montecito Inn, built by silent movie actor Charlie Chaplin, was filled with a thick crust of debris driven by the slides. "Priorities? Anyone?" he wrote on Twitter.
Forecasters said the maximum rainfall occurred in a 15-minute span starting at 3:30 a.m. near the Montecito, Summerland and Carpinteria areas of Santa Barbara County. "Montecito needs your love and support".
The road is closed from Milpas Street in Santa Barbara at the north end to the junction with State Route 126 in Ventura.
The blaze left 44 people dead and almost 9,000 homes and other buildings destroyed. The Southern California fires came three months after Northern California's devastating wildfires. It began on December 4.
Up to two dozen people are still missing after rain-driven mudslides swept through the coastal community, destroying homes, submerging cars, and sweeping everything from the roads as walls of mud rushed down from hillsides destabilised by the awful fires of late November-early December. The evacuations were ordered because the mudslides threaten the communities beneath the foothills.