thunderstorms

A car lies where it was swept down a wash in the mountain community of Forest Falls in the San Bernardino Mountains Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. Crews cleared roads in an area where some 2,500 had been stranded after thunderstorms caused mountain mudslides in Southern California over the weekend, while authorities estimated that between six and eight homes were badly damaged and likely uninhabitable.  (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Flash floods damage more than 30 California homes

  MOUNT BALDY, Calif. (AP) — When the skies opened up with a vengeance, Michael Honer had a front row seat to the powerful forces of Mother Nature. In a house overlooking Bear Creek in […]

08/04/2014

Debris and rocks are piled up outside a cabin in Bear Canyon in Mount Baldy, Calif., Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, after thunderstorms Sunday caused mountain mudslides in Southern California. Authorities estimated that between 6 and 8 homes were badly damaged and likely uninhabitable. (AP Photo/Brian Melley)

Homes badly damaged in Southern California storm

  MOUNT BALDY, Calif. (AP) — Crews cleared roads in an area where some 2,500 people had been stranded after thunderstorms caused mountain mudslides in Southern California, while authorities estimated Monday that between 6 and […]

08/04/2014

(Photo credit: NOAA)

What to do in a thunderstorm

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – With thunderstorms still possible in the Southland, and in the aftermath of a fatal lightning strike at Venice Beach, county officials issued a series of storm safety tips today. The county […]

07/28/2014

High clouds form a backdrop for palms and other trees on the south lawn of Los Angeles City Hall, center left, seen in silhouette. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Southern California could see thunderstorms

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The National Weather Service says a significant surge of monsoonal moisture into southwest California is bringing an increased threat of thunderstorms and localized flash-flooding to the mountains and deserts. Meteorologists say […]

07/14/2014

Location of Idyllwild, Calif., where 6,000 people were forced to flee wildfires. (AP)

Thunderstorm threat a wildcard for So Cal Wildfire

IDYLLWILD, Calif. (AP) – The threat of weekend thunderstorms could bring much-needed moisture to a huge wildfire in the Southern California mountains near Palm Springs. Unfortunately it could also bring wind, lightning and other volatile […]

07/20/2013

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