Tuesday’s flash floods sparked fears of mudslides for residents in Silverado Canyon, where crews battled fires over the weekend.
Triple-digit heat continued to scorch the Southland again Monday.
Health officials have declared a Heat Alert for areas of Los Angeles County for the weekend.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday the money is needed to make emergency repairs to breaches and near-breaches damaged by Hurricane Marie.
The National Weather Service is warning Southern Californians to watch out for flash floods and strong surf because of a Pacific hurricane that is churning north up the Mexican coast.
Thousands of residents were without power Wednesday following a night of wild weather that saw rain, lightning and hail over the skies of Southern California.
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.
Temperatures reached the triple digits in much of the San Fernando Valley and 92 in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday but forecasters predict slightly lower afternoon temperatures for Friday.
While Monday’s thunderstorm threats made for a pleasant drop in temperatures for many Southland residents, those working outside found less of a break.
It was a little warmer Saturday.
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.
This is also the longest day of the year — officially 14 hours and 26 minutes long.
Expect some unsettled weather the next couple of days. Tuesday should be the coolest of the week, then it will gradually warm up.
A red flag warning remained in effect for much of the Southland Wednesday.