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”.
Forecasters say about half an inch of rain fell over the Southland in the winter’s first good storm.
Witches, goblins, gremlins and zombies were all out Friday evening.
A Pacific storm is expected to bring rain, snow and high winds Friday afternoon through the evening.
Temperatures will be way down below average and scattered rain should begin after 7 p.m. and increase through the night.
Thursday will be a transition day as temperatures drop down a bit and more clouds roll into the region.
Enjoy the warm sunny weather Wednesday because we will transition to some winter weather as we approach Halloween.
Riverside County will remain under a flash flood watch through Monday evening following severe storms that submerged cars and filled basements over the weekend.
A number of Mt. Baldy residents, whose houses were devastated by the weekend’s floods and mudslides, now face the difficult decision of whether to leave their homes behind.
The kids had fun wading through the water at first. Then, mom got nervous.
Drought conditions in Southern California have left downtown Los Angeles the driest it’s ever been since rain records started over a century ago, according to reports.
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.
Expect some warm temperatures Saturday.
Authorities say they are capturing rain falling in the storm lashing California to be used later in what’s expected to be a very dry year.
The next round of rain will be Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. The center of the low pressure system will bring a chance of brief heavy downpours and a thunderstorm.