The weather will to stay cool and cloudy for Southern California as we head into this first weekend of spring. Temps will be running 4 to 6 degrees below average for this time of year.
It’s shaping up to be a mild hump day. Temperatures should be slightly warmer than Tuesday and well above seasonal averages.
Temperatures Tuesday will be similar to Monday but maybe a touch warmer with the off-shore flow.
A ridge of high pressure will start building into the region Monday giving us partly to mostly cloudy skies with temperatures into the upper 60s.
Aside from a few lingering showers … things are settling down this evening. A ridge of high pressure is going to start building into the region tomorrow.
A large power outage took place early Saturday, affecting over 21,000 customers, after thunderstorms caused lightning strikes in Riverside.
Firefighters called off a search along the Los Angeles River after a 40-minute effort, following reports that a victim had fallen off a bridge.
Emergency sandbag materials are reportedly being provided to Los Angeles residents throughout the city by the city Fire Department Saturday.
A 40-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after his car collided with another car, that had spun-out, on a rain-slicked freeway near Dodger Stadium, killing the spun-out driver.
Wind-whipped, turbulent waves represented conditions all along the south-facing stretches of Zuma and Surfrider beaches, according to lifeguards.
The center of this low pressure system is now just off the Central California coast … it’s going to open up into a trough through the night and it should exit our region pretty quickly at that point.
The storm has arrived, and it’s living up to its promise. The first wave of heavy rain has passed, now it’s just a steady stream of moisture moving into the area.
So this first wave moved in just as we forecasted. Don’t be fooled when the sun comes out for a bit Thursday, storm 2 is still on track. This second storm will have quite a punch, especially Friday morning.
The two storms are still are on track for Wednesday afternoon, there are just some minor changes in timing and totals.
City authorities are taking measures to prepare for possible flooding that may come along with the two rain storms approaching California.