Flights from Los Angeles International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport were being delayed Monday due to thunderstorms in the Chicago area, the Federal Aviation Administration reported.
A cold storm packed with rain and snow is expected to hit Southern California Thursday.
A severe thunderstorm warning issued for parts of Los Angeles County has expired, but forecasters say showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected to continue into Wednesday.
Thunderstorms bringing rain, hail and lightning moved over the Los Angeles and San Diego areas, adding to a wild week of warm and humid weather in Southern California.
A Covina woman watching an electrical storm Friday was grazed by a lightning strike on the hand.
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.
Days of historic heat in Southern California are ending with scattered thunderstorms and lightning strikes that raise the risk of wildfires in the region.