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Santa Ana Winds

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$24.5M Penalty Proposed For Edison Over Windstorm

One of California’s largest utilities has agreed to pay a $24.5 million penalty for safety violations uncovered after a 2011 windstorm left more than 400,000 customers without lights and a power-line failure electrocuted three family members, state regulators announced Thursday.

03/21/2014

Firefighters work to gain ground on the so-called “Colby Fire” on Jan. 17, 2014.  (credit: Matt Hartman/Shorealone Films)

Full Containment Expected Wednesday For Colby Fire Near Glendora

A wildfire that forced hundreds of residents out of their homes late last week was 78 percent contained on Sunday, authorities said.

01/19/2014

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High Fire, Wind Warnings Posted For Southern California

Fire and weather officials are urging Southern Californians to heed high fire and wind warnings over the next three days after a third year of especially dry conditions.

01/12/2014

Tourist take shelter from the scorching sun as they walk on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on September 27, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. The heat wave continues to bring hot temperatures to the Southland. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

SoCal Temperatures Set Record Highs

Southern Californians should keep that beach umbrella handy and hold off on buying new snow skis — at least through the end of 2013.

12/27/2013

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Strong, Possibly Damaging Winds To Stick Around Through Saturday

Strong and possibly damaging Santa Ana winds continue to plague Southern California with gusts of up to 80 miles per hour expected in some mountain areas.

10/04/2013

A brush fire that scorched 311 acres in Jurupa Valley is expected to be fully contained by 8 p.m. on March 2, 2013, according to firefighters. (credit: CBS)

Jurupa Valley Wildfire Now 100 Percent Contained

A wildfire in the heavily vegetated Santa Ana River bottom has been held to 311 acres, despite gusty Santa Ana winds, extremely dry conditions and temperatures in the 80s.

03/02/2013

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High Fire Danger Forces Officials To Issue Red Flag Warning

A Red Flag warning was in effect Monday indicating high fire danger across the region.

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High Surf, Wild Winds Pound Southern California

A spring storm that battered Northern California Saturday continues to move south, dumping snow in the mountains above Los Angeles and bringing big waves to beaches.

04/01/2012

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High Wind, Fire Dangers Eases In SoCal

Powerful Santa Ana winds have died down across Southern California, and forecasters say a new weather system from the west could bring some relief from bone-dry conditions.

01/29/2012

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Wild Santa Ana Winds Prompt Wildfire Concerns

Red Flag warnings set to expire at midnight in Los Angeles and Orange County have been extended to 9 a.m. and noon, respectively.Additionally, a warning for Riverside County has also been extended to noon Sunday.

01/28/2012

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Gusty Winds Expected In Southern California

Gusty Santa Ana winds are expected across Southern California, along with warm temperatures, dry air and the potential for wildfires.

01/07/2012

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SoCal Endures Another Day Of Possibly Damaging Winds

Southern California is enduring another day of strong, gusty and possibly damaging winds.

12/17/2011

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Edison To Hand Out Emergency Supplies For Customers Still Without Service

Power remained out for some 77,000 Southern California Edison customers Saturday, and SCE warned that some of those people may face extended waits for electric service repairs.

12/03/2011

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Mayor Villaraigosa Asks Residents To Stay Indoors, Brace For More Winds

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Thursday it will take days to clean up after what he called a “once in a generation” wind event, and he urged residents to stay indoors and brace for another night of strong winds.

12/01/2011

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Winds Knock Out Movie Studio Power, Down Tree At Home Of Celeb

Fierce Santa Ana winds hit Southern California on Wednesday night, causing scattered power outages and property damage.

12/01/2011

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