Downtown LA Temperature Hits Record High, Southland Under Red Flag WarningThe temperature in downtown Los Angeles hit a record 92 degrees Sunday, smashing the previous record set in 2008.
SoCal Edison Begins Shutting Off Power To Thousands Across SouthlandAs of 10 p.m. Thursday, SoCal Edison had shut off power to 10,378 customers in Los Angeles County, 7,436 customers in San Bernardino County, 6,120 in Ventura County, 5,286 customers in Kern County and 1,865 customers in Riverside County.
Red Flag Warning Extended To Saturday Night As Crews Battle Saddle Ridge FireThe Saddle Ridge Fire has burned 4,700 acres in the San Fernando Valley, destroyed at least 25 homes and forced more than 100,000 people to evacuate.
Red Flag Warnings Now In Effect Through Friday EveningRed flag warnings are now in effect through Friday night for much of Southern California as strong Santa Ana winds and low humidity combine to create perfect conditions for potential wildfires with peak wind gusts expected between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday.
'Critical Fire Weather Conditions' On The Way For Much Of Southern CaliforniaThe National Weather Service are predicting “critical fire weather conditions” in much of Southern California from early Thursday through Friday afternoon due to wind gusts of 45 and 70 miles per hour and humidity bottoming out as low as 3 percent.
Red Flag Warning Extended Through Tuesday As Fires Roar In LA, Ventura CountiesGusty, strong off-shore winds fueled the flames of the Woolsey and Hill fires, burning from West Hills to Camarillo and south to PCH late into the evening.
High Winds Could Prompt SCE To Cut Power To Some Transmission LinesWith a red flag warning looming for Thursday and Friday, Southern California Edison said that it could cut power to transmission lines in some areas at high risk for brush fires.
Red Flag Warning Issued For SouthlandA red flag warning denoting a high risk of wildfire will be in effect from Tuesday night night through Wednesday in the mountains, forests and most valleys of Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
Red Flag Warnings Go Into Effect After 2 Fires Erupt In Elysian Park, MalibuThe warm, dry and windy conditions have kept firefighters busy – first putting out an acre of vegetation that ignited near Elysian Park, then getting a hold of a blaze that scorched three acres near HRL Laboratories off Malibu Canyon Road in Malibu.
Gusty Winds Cause Power Outages, Bring Down Trees Across SoCalThousands of Southern California Edison customers were without power Monday night after Santa Ana winds raked Southern California.
Excessive Heat, Red Flag Warnings Go Into EffectTriple-digit temperatures are expected across Southern California, prompting excessive heat warnings that go into effect Monday morning.
Small Brush Fire Breaks Out In MalibuFierce winds have whipped up a small brush fire in Malibu Monday, forcing some evacuations, but firefighters were able to quickly stop the spread of the flames.
Strong Winds, High Temperatures Keep SoCal In Danger Of WildfireSouthern California is looking at a second day of record-breaking heat and high fire danger – in January.
Wildfire Risk High Despite Cold Weather, Evening ShowersThe winds already brought down a large tree in Beverly Grove, breaking the window of one car and crushing the back end of another. At the time the winds brought down the tree Wednesday night, UCLA reported wind gusts close to 50 mph.
SoCal Approaching 2 Full Weeks Of Red Flag WarningsSouthern California saw its eleventh day of red flag warnings Thursday, the longest run forecasters can remember.