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

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.


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Wild Weather Brings Storms To Parts Of SoCal, But Scorching Heat And Rip Currents To Others

Heavy downpour pummeled the High Desert and Antelope Valley, while Venice and Newport beaches experienced dangerous rip currents and scorching heat as wild weather struck Southern California.


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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.



Experts: ‘We Need About 75 Inches Of Rain Before The End Of This Year’

Recent storms here in Southern California have provided much needed rain for the area, but it still may be a long way to go before drought conditions are lifted.

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Azusa Homeowners Turn To Government To Prevent Future Storm Disasters

Homeowners in Azusa are turning to the government to help prevent future storm disasters.

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Crews Work To Restore Power For 4,000 Dark Homes

Utility crews Monday worked to restore service to about 4,000 customers in various parts of Los Angeles and Orange counties whose power was interrupted because of the weekend storm.



Rain, Flooding Cause Traffic Delays In And Around LAX

Heavy rains and flooding in and around Los Angeles International Airport Sunday were responsible for major delays for motorists trying to get in or out of the airport.


Ask Josh: Why Have There Been So Many Tornadoes Lately?

It seems that tornadoes have been popping up everywhere this season, from Northern California all the way to New England. This rash of twisters has lots of people, including Eric from Camarillo, asking, “why so many?”


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Not In Kansas Anymore: Tornado Sweeps Through Northern California

California Highway Patrol officials say three twisters hit a sparsely populated area of dairy land south of Chico, startling residents but causing only minor damage.


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Red Cross Helping Thousands Devastated By Tornadoes

The Red Cross wasted no time in coming to the aid of thousands of Americans devastated Wednesday by a series of killer storms and deadly tornadoes that wrecked havoc, destroyed homes, buildings and left inestimable damage in their wake.

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Man’s Body Found Face-Down In Canyon Country Riverbed

The body of a man was found face-down in the Santa Clara River bottom Tuesday. in the Canyon Country area of Santa Clarita.

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‘Operation Pothole’ Moves To The Valley For Day Two

City pothole repair crews will be hitting the streets of the San Fernando Valley Sunday, wrapping up a weekend blitz aimed at repairing as many as 15,000 pocks in the storm-ravaged pavement.


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Storms Give California Best Water Supply Outlook In 5 Years

Water officials say recent storms have given California the best early-season water supply outlook in five years.


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SoCal Utility Crews Work To Restore Spotty Outages

The first significant rain storm of the season has left about 32,000 Los Angeles utility customers without electricity.

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Rain, thunder and lightning have hit Southern California.

More Erratic Weather Possible For Hot, Humid SoCal

More showers and thunderstorms, along with lightning and brief heavy downpours, are possible in warm and humid Southern California before cooler and more stable air moves in by Sunday, forecasters said.