Southland residents were caught unawares Friday afternoon when the warm sun suddenly gave way to downpours and, in some areas, lightning.
Strong winds swept through the San Fernando Valley Friday night and Saturday, reaching gusts of up to 60 mph, National Weather Service.
More rain was expected to continue across the Southern California on Sunday.
There’s a few very light and very scattered showers streaming through the area Friday morning.
Less than a week ago, it was snowing throughout much of Southern California. On Tuesday, people needed sunblock.
A freeze warning was in effect Friday morning as the Southland continues to experience frigid temperatures.
The thousands of people who camp overnight or gather early to watch the annual Rose Parade will face an icy New Year’s morning as temperatures fall near or below freezing across much of southwest California, the National Weather Service said Tuesday.
Rose Parade officials were making preparations Tuesday for near-record low temperatures as a cold storm makes it way through the Southland.
Below-average temperatures have caught many in Pasadena by surprise and fire officials are warning of weather-related illnesses ahead of the 2015 Rose Parade.
Officials did not clarify when remaining customers can expect power to be restored.
Santa Ana winds were headed toward Southern California on Monday, bringing the possibility of 55 mph gusts and summer-like temperatures just two days before Christmas, forecasters said.
Expect mostly cloudy skies through the day Friday. By the afternoon, that weak frontal boundary passes and there is the very slight chance at a shower.
Just as Southern California is drying out following a powerful Pacific storm last week, another pair of storms are headed for the region Monday, threatening rainfall from early Tuesday through Wednesday.
The National Weather Service has confirmed a small tornado touched down Friday morning during the heavy rainstorm in a South Los Angeles neighborhood.
The snow started coming down early in the morning and it kept coming.