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.
Angelenos were being warned Tuesday of a potentially dangerous rattlesnake infestation across the Southland.
There’s a late season system drifting through the west coast Tuesday. This is translating into some windy conditions in the high desert as well as a few light showers for some foothill communities.
The change in weather has arrived, and temperatures have been knocked down nearly 20 degrees in 48 hours.
We are definitely in the midst of a strong Santa Ana event here in Southern California. The winds relaxed a bit overnight, but they are setting up to howl again today.
Despite some patchy clouds this morning … it has been a beautiful Easter Sunday.