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.
Rains in Malibu have covered part of the Pacific Coast Highway in mud, rocks and debris from a former wildfire area and left about a dozen vehicles stranded.
The Southern California ski season was officially underway Wednesday despite unseasonably warm weather and and an ongoing statewide drought.
With the busiest travel day of the year approaching, LAX is expected to be the busiest airport in the country as the east coast’s anticipated storm has resulted in travelers deciding to fly early.
Low humidity and high winds have prompted a red flag warning Wednesday for a vast portion of Southern California.
Forecasters say about half an inch of rain fell over the Southland in the winter’s first good storm.
Authorities in Orange County Friday issued an evacuation advisory for residents in the Silverado Canyon area.
A Pacific storm is expected to bring rain, snow and high winds Friday afternoon through the evening.
Thursday will be a transition day as temperatures drop down a bit and more clouds roll into the region.
Hot, stagnant weather caused smog levels to jump in Southern California this year.
Bad weather takes the blame for most air traffic delays, whether it’s a blizzard that is blanketing Buffalo in snow or a Midwestern summer storm that shoots lightning around the airspace.