Posted Jul. 1, 2015, 9:55 am
With a heat wave gripping the Southland and power demand on the rise, the manager of the state's energy grid issued a "flex alert," urging residents to conserve electricity between 2 and 9 p.m. today -- a warm, muggy day when showers and thunderstorms are possible -- to reduce strain on the system.
Posted Jun. 20, 2015, 9:32 am
Hot, dry conditions and strong, gusty winds will persist in Southern California through the weekend, creating an "elevated" danger of fire, National Weather Service forecasters said.
Posted Jun. 9, 2015, 9:36 am
Light rain fell sporadically in the Southland this morning and more showers were expected on what will be a warm, somewhat muggy day, and National Weather Service forecasters warned there's a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Posted Jun. 8, 2015, 9:58 am
Showers are expected amid relatively high heat Tuesday, and thunderstorms are possible, National Weather Service forecasters said.
Posted May. 15, 2015, 9:06 am
A second band of rain from a cold late-season storm will slide into the Southland this morning amid risks of waterspouts near the coast and minor mud flows over fire-denuded slopes above foothill communities, National Weather Service forecasters said.
Posted May. 14, 2015, 8:39 am
An unseasonably cold storm that originated in the Gulf of Alaska will bring the Southland periods of rain and snow today and Friday, along with fierce winds, creating dangerous driving conditions in the San Gabriel Mountains and the Antelope Valley, National Weather Service forecasters said.
Posted May. 7, 2015, 8:13 am
A cold, winter-like storm system out of British Columbia bore down on Southern California today, bringing a threat of showers from this afternoon through Friday evening, along with a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Posted May. 4, 2015, 9:49 am
High surf will continue to batter Southern California's coast today amid dangerous rip currents and perilous conditions for swimmers, the National Weather Service said.
Posted Apr. 28, 2015, 9:08 am
Strong Santa Ana winds will buffet the Southland today, creating a threat of wildfires, forecasters said.
Posted Apr. 22, 2015, 3:20 pm
A buildup of moisture in an unstable atmosphere will create a slight chance of thunderstorms in mountain areas of the Southland today and a chance of showers in Los Angeles and Orange County communities closer to sea level, forecasters said.
Posted Apr. 7, 2015, 9:13 am
A Pacific storm system will bring rain and snow to Southern California today, along with strong winds, but the foul weather will end Wednesday, National Weather Service forecasters said.
Posted Apr. 6, 2015, 9:19 am
A late-season storm out of the Gulf of Alaska will move into Southern California Tuesday and generate some rain and snow as well as high winds, but there is little danger of mud slides over slopes made bare by wildfires, National Weather Service forecasters said.
Posted Mar. 26, 2015, 9:34 am
A two-day hot spell expected to send temperatures in Los Angeles and several other communities into the 90s will get underway today, forecasters said.
Posted Mar. 16, 2015, 9:07 am
The Southland will remain in the grips of a heat wave today following a day of record-setting high temperatures.
Posted Mar. 15, 2015, 9:39 am
Downtown Los Angeles broke a March 14 heat record Saturday when the temperature hit 93 degrees just before 1 p.m., far surpassing the previous record of 88 set in 1951, the National Weather Service said.
Posted Mar. 14, 2015, 10:01 am
The Southland is set to broil this weekend, as a rotisserie of high pressure over the inland desert pushes hot, dry air to the coast.
Posted Mar. 13, 2015, 8:57 am
With record temperatures forecast for Sunday’s LA Marathon, officials have made the call to start the annual race 30 minutes early. Santa Monica has stepped up preparations to ensure a smooth finish for all involved.
Posted Mar. 13, 2015, 8:35 am
Amid gusty Santa Ana winds, a heat wave gripping Santa Monica and across Los Angles may produce record-breaking temperatures between today and Sunday, National Weather Service forecasters said.
Posted Mar. 11, 2015, 9:17 am
Record-breaking heat is expected in Santa Monica and across Los Angeles this weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
Posted Mar. 3, 2015, 9:10 am
The second of two storms to strike the Southland since late Friday cleared out of the region this morning.
Posted Mar. 2, 2015, 9:22 am
As a new cold low pressure system headed for Southern California this morning, flooding developed on an L.A. area freeway early today and the National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for Orange County.
Posted Mar. 1, 2015, 8:14 am
A winter storm arrived in the Southland with a bang today, as the National Weather Service said it's tracking a strong thunderstorm near Santa Monica.
Posted Feb. 15, 2015, 9:48 am
A Valentine's Day heat wave kept lovers toasty this weekend, with huge beach crowds and massive coastal traffic jams from Trestles to County Line Beach.
Posted Feb. 11, 2015, 9:12 am
Strong Santa Ana winds will lash the Southland today as temperatures climb to heat wave levels.
Posted Feb. 10, 2015, 12:32 pm
A combination of Santa Ana winds and dry weather conditions will make for a hotter-than-usual week leading up to Valentine's Day, with temperatures expected in the 80s across most of the area.