Southern California Weather
Southland residents were caught unawares Friday afternoon when the warm sun suddenly gave way to downpours and, in some areas, lightning.
The first weekend of winter got off to a windy start, with gusts lashing the Southland on Saturday at more than 45 mph.
Rain accompanied by strong winds drenched the Southland Tuesday, raising the risk of flash flooding in much of the region and mudslides in neighborhoods below hillsides denuded by wildfires.
Temperatures climbed into the triple digits in some parts of Southern California on Sunday, as swaths of the state baked in another day of unusually hot fall weather.
Inland and valley areas will bake in triple-digit heat Sunday as the Southland’s heat wave enters its seventh day.
Big gusts are blowing through Southern California and they aren’t letting up anytime soon.
A weather system moving through the Southland tonight will generate gusty winds throughout much of the county on Monday, according to the National Weather Service.
Temperatures across the Los Angeles area are expected to remain in the 80s until a cooling trend begins Tuesday.