Tony Lopez lost his mother during a flash flood in San Diego on January 22. He rushed home from work to find his family and sick mother. As he walked inside, he witnessed his mother lying lifeless on the couch, surrounded by water. He managed to save his mother, wife, and mother-in-law from the rising water and took his mother to a neighbor’s home on an air mattress. Unfortunately, his mother, who had recently been released from the hospital, was scared and may have heard people screaming that day. The family is now trying to put their lives and home back together while dealing with the fear of future flooding. Over two weeks later, they are still struggling to find a place to sleep. This situation has added to the challenges the family was already facing._submenuThere are hundreds of people who are still relying on hotels for housing after the flood.