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News, Malibu, Weather

Falling Rocks Strike Vehicle In Malibu On Topanga Canyon Boulevard

Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 4:18 pm

Falling rocks struck a vehicle in Malibu today, causing no injuries but prompting a city official to warn motorists of the potential danger from storm-related hillside debris.

News, Santa Monica, Weather, Ocean

Health Officials: Beachgoers Should Stay Out Of Runoff-Polluted Ocean Water

Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 9:03 am

Health officials are warning beachgoers to stay out of runoff-polluted ocean water, storm drains, creeks and rivers.

News, Santa Monica, Weather

Storms Produce Snow In Local Mountains, High Surf Along The Coast

Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 9:02 am

The second of back-to-back storms kept the Southland wet for a second day today, producing snow in local mountains and high surf along the coast while raising more fears of flash flooding in areas below slopes denuded by wildfires, particularly in the San Gabriel Valley.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Weather

Rainfall To Continue Through Wednesday In Santa Monica, Los Angeles

Posted Dec. 16, 2014, 9:22 am

Light rain generated by the first of two back-to-back storms expected in California doused the Southland early today amid fears that rainfall through Wednesday coming so soon after last week's drenching could unleash mud slides in areas previously stripped bare by wildfire.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Weather

Pair Of Storms Head For Santa Monica, Los Angeles Today

Posted Dec. 15, 2014, 9:27 am

A pair of storms headed for the Southland today, threatening to generate rainfall from early Tuesday through Wednesday, National Weather Service forecasters said.

News, Los Angeles, Weather

Rare Tornado Causes Havoc In Los Angeles

Posted Dec. 13, 2014, 9:00 am

The National Weather Service confirmed Friday afternoon what some people in South Los Angeles already suspected: a small tornado hit the area, tearing up roofs and downing trees and limbs as rain and thunderstorms swept through Southern California.

News, Santa Monica, Weather

Flash Flood Warnings Remain Across Santa Monica, Los Angeles

Posted Dec. 12, 2014, 8:50 am

A storm that has already prompted evacuations in Glendora brought fierce winds and heavy rain to the Southland this morning.

News, Santa Monica, Weather

Santa Monica, Southland Brace For More Wet Weather

Posted Dec. 11, 2014, 8:49 am

A storm out of the Pacific Northwest bore down on the Southland today, threatening heavy rainfall, flash flooding, rivers of mud and debris in areas denuded by wildfire, high surf, perilous rip currents, and winds gusting at as much as 70 miles per hour.

News, Malibu, Weather, Pch

Nine-Mile Pacific Coast Highway Stretch Reopens Four Days After Mudslides

Posted Dec. 5, 2014, 8:32 am

A nine-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway in Ventura County north of Malibu reopened Thursday, four days after it was closed by mudslides caused...

News, Los Angeles, Weather, Chp

46 Traffic Crashes Reported Tuesday On Rain-Slick L.A. County Freeways

Posted Dec. 3, 2014, 9:19 am

Forty-six traffic crashes were reported today on rain-slick Los Angeles County freeways in the six-hour period beginning at midnight, the California Highway Patrol reported.

The Pico/Kenter storm drain at Santa Monica Beach.

News, Beach, Santa Monica, Heal The Bay, Weather

Heal The Bay: Stay Away From Water Contact At Local Beaches Following Rain

Posted Dec. 3, 2014, 9:10 am

Heal the Bay today urged Southland residents and visitors to avoid water contact at Los Angeles County beaches for at least 72 hours, following the season’s first major sustained storm.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Weather

As Rain Falls Across L.A., Freeway Crashes Spike While Flash Flood Watch Extended

Posted Dec. 3, 2014, 9:04 am

More rain fell in the Southland today, resulting in a spike in freeway crashes, and a flash flood watch that had been supposed to expire early this morning was extended to late tonight, but only in areas previously denuded by wildfires.

News, Weather, Lax

100 Plus Flights Delayed Before Noon At LAX Due To Stormy Weather

Posted Dec. 2, 2014, 1:44 pm

Stormy weather -- not just in the Southland but in Northern California and on the East Coast -- led to more than 100 delayed flights before noon at Los Angeles International Airport today.

News, Santa Monica, Weather

Rain, Strong Winds To Douse Santa Monica, Los Angeles Today

Posted Dec. 2, 2014, 9:12 am

Rain accompanied by strong winds will douse the Southland today, raising the risk of flash flooding in much of the region and mud slides in neighborhoods below hillsides denuded by wildfires, National Weather Service forecasters said.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Weather

L.A. Braces For Storm Expected To Dump Several Inches Of Rain

Posted Dec. 1, 2014, 11:37 am

Southland residents were bracing today for a storm that is expected to dump several inches of rain on the area, raising fears of mudslides in recent burn areas.

Malibu, Santa Monica, Weather

Rain Floods Streets Sunday, More Wet Weather To Come

Posted Dec. 1, 2014, 9:09 am

Rain moved into Los Angeles County Sunday, flooding streets, making driving treacherous and sending mud and rock onto the key coastal route in and out of Malibu.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Weather

Real, Heavy Rain Possible In Los Angeles Over Next Few Days

Posted Nov. 30, 2014, 9:28 am

As thick fog cloaked many sections of Southern California today, the region was warned that rain -- real, heavy rain -- is possible in a few days.

Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Weather

Unseasonably Warm Weather Arrives In L.A. Just In Time For Thanksgiving

Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:19 am

Unseasonably warm weather will bathe the Southland today and into Thanksgiving, but despite the heat, no red flag wildfire warnings were in force -- thanks to a sharp reduction in wind speeds.

News, Los Angeles, Weather

Flash Flood Warnings For Hills Above Glendora

Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 8:56 am

Heavy rain over the Colby Fire burn area early today triggered a debris flow onto a residential property and prompted the National Weather Service to issue flash flood warnings for the hills above Glendora.

News, Santa Monica, Weather

High Risk Of Wildfire Hangs Over Much Of Southern California

Posted Nov. 17, 2014, 9:14 am

A high risk of wildfire hung over much of Southern California today as a result of high winds and low humidity, forecasters said.

News, Malibu, Weather

Rain Causes Small Landslides In Malibu, Claremont

Posted Nov. 1, 2014, 9:09 am

Two small landslides at opposite ends of Los Angeles County marked the rapid passing of the season's first rainstorm today.

News, Santa Monica, Weather

Halloween Forecast: Possible Thunderstorms & Rain Lasting Through Saturday

Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 8:52 am

A Pacific storm will bring Southern California rain, snow, high winds and possibly thunderstorms beginning this afternoon and lasting through Saturday, forecasters said.

News, Santa Monica, Weather

Santa Monica To Reach High Of 93 Degrees Friday As Heat Returns

Posted Oct. 3, 2014, 8:45 am

The Southland remained in the cross hairs of a wildfire threat today amid unseasonably high heat, gusty Santa Ana winds and low humidity.

News, Santa Monica, Weather

High Heat Returns To Santa Monica, Los Angeles

Posted Oct. 1, 2014, 9:21 am

A period of "elevated fire danger" will threaten Southern California from tonight through early next week -- the product of high heat, low humidity and Santa Ana winds spawned by an upper level ridge of high pressure, forecasters said.

News, Santa Monica, Weather

Gusty Winds, High Heat, Low Humidity To Create Critical Fire Weather Conditions

Posted Sep. 30, 2014, 9:17 am

Gusty northeast winds, high heat and low humidity will create "critical fire weather conditions" in the mountains, forests and valley areas of Los Angeles and Ventura counties from Wednesday night through Friday night, according to the National Weather Service.

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