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Business Picks Up For Roofers In Anticipation Of Predicted El Niño This Winter

The prediction of a powerful El Nino this winter has some homeowners scrambling to fix their leaky roofs.

08/13/2015

Scientists say this year's El Niño is currently stronger than it was during August of 1997, which is when what is considered to be the most powerful El Niño on record developed.  (Images courtesy NASA.gov)

Forecasters Warn Of Potential ‘Godzilla El Niño’

Forecasters are warning the Southland could be hit by what could be the strongest El Niño season on record later this year.

08/13/2015

The 30-foot section of the 10 Freeway collapsed Sunday about 40 miles from the Arizona border. (CBS)

Washed Out Interstate 10 Bridge To Reopen Friday To Limited Traffic

The main highway connecting California and Arizona, which has been closed since flash flooding damaged several bridges, will reopen to limited traffic Friday, transportation officials said.

07/21/2015

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Experts Say Predicted El Nino System May Do More Harm To California Than Good

While the predicted El Niño system, expected to arrive this Winter, may bring with it plenty of much-needed rain, some experts believe it may do more harm to the drought-ridden region than good.

07/20/2015

San Como Ln. in Camarillo Springs (credit: Ventura Co. Sheriff)

Residents Recently Hit By Slides Worry As Talk Of El Nino System Grows

The community shares a growing frustration that the city still has no permanent plan to protect their homes from the large hill behind them, which was the burn area of the 2013 Springs fire.

07/19/2015

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Satellite Images Show Why This Year’s Predicted El Niño Could Be One Of Strongest In Years

There is growing evidence that California could soon see one of the strongest El Niño events ever this winter – one that could put a dent in the state’s historic drought.

07/09/2015

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Scientists Say Weak El Niño Arrived, Not Expected To End Drought

No one noticed, but forecasters say El Niño has arrived.

03/05/2015

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Rare Washing Up Of Crustaceans In OC Indicative Of El Nino Conditions

The rare Pelagic red crabs, which have an anatomy similar to small lobsters and have large, black eyes, have washed up in the thousands in Orange County, creating a rather oceanic odor.

02/23/2015

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Winter Rains Not Enough To Boost Calif. Drought Outlook

Recent rainfall may not be enough to cut short the statewide drought, according to a new report.

01/16/2015

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Adios, El Niño: Meteorologists’ Hopes Fade For California Drought Relief

It looks like a record-breaking drought across the Southland and the rest of California won’t be getting any relief from the weather phenomenon known as “El Niño”.

11/13/2014

Castaic Lake. (credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

Winter Likely Won’t End California’s Drought

Parts of California could receive above-average rain and snow this winter but not enough to end the worsening drought, federal forecasters said Thursday.

10/16/2014

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JPL: Don’t Expect Drought Relief From El Niño

The anticipated blockbuster return of El Niño is looking more like it will be a flop, a climatologist said Monday.

09/22/2014

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El Nino Impact On California Drought Still Unclear

The Golden State may not be able to count on the weather phenomenon known as “El Nino” to alleviate conditions behind some of the driest years on record.

07/11/2014

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El Niño Could End Drought Conditions In California

It may happen later than Californians want, but a major climate system known as El Niño could have a big impact on the state’s drought.

03/06/2014

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Best Places For Rain Gear In Los Angeles

Contrary to what the rest of the world believes, Los Angeles is not sunny 365 days a year; Oct. 1 through April 15 is officially declared as the city’s rainy season. Gear up!

CBS Los Angeles–10/02/2012

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