Lightning

Hail forced drivers to take cover on 14 Freeway on Thursday afternoon. (CBS)

Hail, Flooding Reported Along 14 Freeway Near Acton

Drivers were taking cover Thursday amid reports of flooding on the southbound Antelope Valley (14) Freeway, authorities said.

07/30/2015

Venice lightning strike victim Nick Fagnano in an undated photo. (credit: Fagnano Family/CBS)

Loved Ones Remember Man Killed In Venice Lightning Strike

Loved ones of Nick Fagnano gathered on the sand at 2:30 p.m. – the moment he was struck by lightning one year ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/27/2015

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Autopsy To Determine Whether Bakersfield Man Fatally Struck By Lightning

An autopsy will determine whether a Bakersfield man who died during weekend thunderstorms was hit by lightning.

07/21/2015

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LA County Beaches Re-Opened Following Severe Weather Warnings

Lifeguards could be seen driving up and down the beaches making sure no one was in the water and everyone was off the beach.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/19/2015

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Crews Working To Restore Power For Thousands As Outages Sweep Across LA County

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is looking into whether or not severe weather is directly related to scattered outages across the county.

07/18/2015

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Jetliner Lands Safely At LAX After Reportedly Being Struck By Lightning

The Alaska Airlines flight landed around 1:40 p.m.

07/18/2015

fire danger red flag

Cal Fire To Increase Staffing Levels Ahead Of ‘Dry Lightning’, Windy Forecast

State fire officials say they’re expected to beef up staffing in Southern California and up north for the upcoming week amid forecasts for dry lightning and strong winds.

06/26/2015

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Lightning Strikes Palm Tree Causing Small Fire In Pomona

A lightning strike early Friday morning caused a palm tree to catch on fire.

05/08/2015

Lightning Strikes Near LA County Sheriff’s Helicopter Over Santa Clarita

The pilot made a precautionary landing at a high school in Newhall.

03/01/2015

Tampa Bay Lightning v Anaheim Ducks

Boyle Has 2 Goals To Lead Lightning Past Ducks 5-3

The Tampa Bay Lightning rebounded from a tough loss with an impressive performance.

02/08/2015

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Sudden Storm Drenches Southland

Southland residents were caught unawares Friday afternoon when the warm sun suddenly gave way to downpours and, in some areas, lightning.

01/30/2015

Wild weather

Summer Storms Bring Rain, Hail And Lightning To Inland Empire

Thunderstorms with flooding rains, hail and lightning made for a wild day of weather in the Inland Empire on Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/20/2014

One man died, another person was critically injured Sunday during a lightning strike at Venice Beach. (credit: CBS)

Frantic 911 Calls Released Of Witnesses Needing Help After Fatal Lightning Strike

“We need paramedics!” one woman screamed into the phone.

08/07/2014

Venice lightning strike victim Nick Fagnano in an undated photo. (credit: Fagnano Family/CBS)

Venice Lightning Strike Victim’s Mother Writes Touching Obituary

The mother of 20-year-old USC student Nick Fagnano, who passed away Sunday after being struck by lightning at Venice Beach, has written a touching obituary for her son.

07/30/2014

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Venice Beachgoers Still Shaken From Deadly Lightning Strike

Beachgoers along the Venice Boardwalk were in a somber mood Monday in the wake of a lightning strike that killed a 20-year-old man and injured a dozen more the day before.

07/28/2014

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