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Venice Beach resident David Lomax enjoys the warm weather in Venice Beach. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Warm weather expected in Southern California

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Strong, gusty Santa Ana winds will sweep the Southland today, ushering in two days of above-normal temperatures, including an expected high of 90 in the San Fernando Valley. This week’s offshore […]

04/14/2014

A pedestrian covers from the rain as she makes her way past the Disney Music Center in downtown Los Angeles on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

2nd rain storm hits Los Angeles; wind, cool temps continue

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A cold low-pressure system that originated in the Gulf of Alaska threatened snowfall at low elevations in the Southland today, prompting the issuance of a winter weather advisory in the San […]

04/02/2014

People enjoy a snow-covered Cloud Gate at Millennium Park in downtown Chicago, which became a great photo opportunity for visitors, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. As much as 9 inches of snow has fallen in some parts of the Chicago area since New Year's Eve, and a second wave is expected to dump several more inches by Thursday. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

1st snowstorm of 2014 descends on New England, NY

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Residents and emergency management officials in New England and parts of New York prepared on Wednesday for a winter storm predicted to help usher in 2014 with snow and frigid temperatures […]

01/01/2014

Firefighters battle a wind-driven brush fire in Simi Valley, Calif. on Dec. 25, 2013. Strong Santa Ana winds spread the fire quickly, however, firefighters gained the upper hand in several hours after an all out assault using water dropping helicopters, engines, and hand crews. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)

Warm weather increases chances of wildfires in the Southland

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Strong winds blew across the Southland today as temperatures rose and humidity levels tumbled, creating a threat of wildfires. A red flag warning denoting a high risk of wildfire was originally […]

12/26/2013

Los Angeles skyline with the San Gabriel Mountains in the background

SoCal news minute

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man authorities say killed a TSA agent and wounded three other people during a rampage through LAX last month is scheduled to be arraigned on murder and other charges today. […]

12/26/2013

Ice-covered trees and fields along Lapeer Road between Oxford and Metamora, Mich. on Dec. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Robin Buckson)

Holiday power outages challenge Christmas cheer

For the first time in days, the sun shined and skies were blue when Doug Jennings stepped outside his home Tuesday in central Maine. But the power that disappeared in a massive weekend ice storm? […]

12/24/2013

Cattle feed in a snow covered pasture near Lecompton, Kansas

Ice pellets and snow frustrate holiday travel rush

CHICAGO (AP) – A storm with a 2,000-mile footprint threatened to frustrate Christmas travelers from Texas to Nova Scotia with a little of everything Mother Nature has to offer, from freezing rain, ice and snow […]

12/21/2013

This is a Weather Underground forecast for Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, for the U.S. (AP Photo/Weather Underground)

Foul weather threatens to snarl US holiday travel

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A stew of foul weather, ranging from freezing rain and snow in the Midwest to thunderstorms and possible tornadoes in the South, is arriving just in time for one of the […]

12/20/2013

Heavy fog obscures the tops of buildings in a rainstorm in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Bundle up – it’s chilly today!

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A cold low-pressure system out of the Pacific Northwest will bring showers, snow and high winds to the Southland today, with the greatest impacts expected in the San Gabriel Mountains and […]

12/19/2013

In this Dec. 16, 2013 photo, a fire burns the hillside in the Big Sur, Calif., region. (AP Photo/The Californian, Travis Geske)

Weather to help crews battling Big Sur blaze

  BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters were expected to get some help Wednesday from the weather as they battle an unusual late fall wildfire that has destroyed more than a dozen homes and forced […]

12/18/2013

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Downtown LA on pace for driest calendar year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With little rain in the forecast, downtown Los Angeles is on pace for its driest calendar year on record. The National Weather Service says only 3.49 inches of rain have fallen […]

12/16/2013

Cold weather strikes California

High winds move into frigid Southern California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California residents enduring near-freezing temperatures can now expect an onslaught of strong winds. The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning through 4 a.m. Tuesday for the San […]

12/09/2013

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