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

Toasty weather today but cooler temps to return

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Above-normal temperatures will create toasty weather today in the Southland, where some valley areas will reach the low 90s. The normal high in downtown Los Angeles today would be 72 degrees […]

04/08/2014

Firefighters rescue a family from their home, surrounded by floodwaters, in a mobile home park in Pelham, Ala., on Monday, April 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

Rescues needed as storms drench the Southeast

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Severe thunderstorms crawled across the Southeast on Monday, dumping heavy rains and causing flash flooding in central Alabama, where crews in small boats and military trucks had to rescue dozens of […]

04/07/2014

With the Los Angeles skyline in the background, the Los Angeles River flows Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Cold storm moves into SoCal

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A cold Pacific storm out of the Gulf of Alaska bore down on the Southland today and was expected to generate rain from late this afternoon through Wednesday, creating perilous driving […]

03/31/2014

A jogger runs along the Potomac River on a foggy morning in Washington, Thursday, March 20, 2014. On Thursday, the northern hemisphere will celebrate the first day of spring, an event marked by the vernal equinox.  (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

Drought and moderate flooding predicted for spring

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On the first day of spring, there’s some bad news for the weather-weary nation. Dry conditions that have gripped California and the Southwest will continue with little relief. Government forecasters say […]

03/20/2014

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Weekend heat wave to bake Southern California

DEATH VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A strong high-pressure system settling over the region Friday and through the weekend will bring extreme temperatures to the already blazing Southwest. Notoriously hot Death Valley in California is forecast […]

06/28/2013

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Ford recalls 230,000 minivans to fix rust problem

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling 230,000 minivans in cold-weather states to fix rust problems that can cause the third-row seats to come loose.

03/07/2013

Battling high flood waters in Venice | VIDEO

Heavy rains and seas whipped up by strong winds have flooded Venice, Italy and brought the lagoon city’s high tide mark to its sixth-highest level since records began being kept 150 years ago.

11/12/2012

The Southland's Labor Day weather

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Perilous conditions marked by high surf and powerful rip currents will prevail along the Southland coast from today through the weekend, National Weather Service forecasters said. “A building southerly swell will […]

08/31/2012

Another hot spell for L.A.

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A hot air mass developing over Southern California will send valley and mountain temperatures climbing into triple digits today, but the above-normal heat will begin dissipating within a couple of days, […]

08/28/2012

Drought-stricken states welcome rain from Isaac

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The remnants of Tropical Storm Isaac could bring welcome rain to some states in the Midwest this week, although it is unlikely to break the drought that has been gripping the […]

08/28/2012

There's a Flex Alert today

Three simple steps to conserve energy: 1. Turn off all unnecessary lights. 2. Postpone using major appliances until after 6 p.m. 3. Adjust your air conditioning to 78 degrees or higher — or use a […]

08/14/2012

U.S. forecasters raise Atlantic hurricane outlook

(AP) – U.S. forecasters are raising their estimate of potential storms in the remainder of the Atlantic hurricane season, which enters its peak period this month. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its updated […]

08/09/2012

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