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Mother Nature Shows "She's the Boss" in Glendora

Mudslides, thunder and lightning, and hail storms were reported overnight as a fall storm moved through Southern... Watch »

Nov 21, 2014
Freeze and Fire Warnings Issued in Southern CA

Freeze and Fire Warnings Issued in Southern CA

A freeze warning was issued for the Antelope Valley as overnight lows drop into the 20s and 30s. Watch »

Nov 18, 2014
Strong Wind Gusts Bring Fire Concerns

Strong Wind Gusts Bring Fire Concerns

Fire weather warnings will remain in effect through Monday night. Watch »

Nov 17, 2014
Santa Ana Winds, Fire Alerts Across SoCal

Santa Ana Winds, Fire Alerts Across SoCal

Weather experts have issued a red flag alert, warning Southern California residents of strong Santa Ana winds and... Watch »

Nov 16, 2014
Minor Drought Improvement After Season's First Rainfall

Minor Drought Improvement After Season's First Rainfall

A brief break in California's dry spell did little to improve drought conditions. Read »

Nov 6, 2014
Fire Weather Warnings Extend Into Wednesday Night

Fire Weather Warnings Extend Into Wednesday Night

Hot, dry weather and some of the strongest wind gusts of the season are in the forecast. Watch »

Nov 5, 2014

Rainbows Grace LA Skies After Rainfall

Rainfall hit Southern California Friday night and Saturday morning, producing gorgeous rainbow-streaked skies on... View »

Nov 1, 2014
Scattered Rain Expected Through Saturday Evening

Scattered Rain Expected Through Saturday Evening

Angelenos should take rain gear with them wherever they're headed Saturday, with chances of scattered showers remai... Watch »

Nov 1, 2014
Rain, Snow, Wind in Halloween Forecast

Rain, Snow, Wind in Halloween Forecast

Umbrellas and rain gear might be part of some trick-or-treaters' Halloween costumes. Read »

Oct 31, 2014
AM Forecast: Sunny Skies, Nice Temps

AM Forecast: Sunny Skies, Nice Temps

Hazy sunshine and comfortable temperatures in the 70s were expected Saturday. Carl Bell has your forecast for Satur... Watch »

Oct 18, 2014
CA Drought Might

CA Drought Might "Persist or Intensify" During Winter

Recovery from California's record drought seems unlikely during what is expected to be a warm winter. Read »

Oct 16, 2014
October Heat Wave Starts With Record Highs

October Heat Wave Starts With Record Highs

Record-breaking heat has returned to California. Watch »

Oct 4, 2014
Fall Heat Wave Forces Shorter School Days in Long Beach

Fall Heat Wave Forces Shorter School Days in Long Beach

Temperatures reaching near triple-digits Thursday were expected to keep climbing Friday in Long Beach where most of... Watch »

Oct 2, 2014
Fire Weather Warnings at Start of Fall Heat Wave

Fire Weather Warnings at Start of Fall Heat Wave

A red flag warning indicating an increased threat from wildfires is in effect in Southern California as the region... Watch »

Oct 3, 2014

"Elevated Fire Danger" in Southern California

A period of "elevated fire danger" will threaten Southern California through early next week. Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Late-Summer Heat

Late-Summer Heat "Exacerbated Drought Conditions"

A few tenths of an inch of rain during the past week in parts of California did little to improve drought conditions... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
Over-Heated LAUSD Students Walk Out of Class

Over-Heated LAUSD Students Walk Out of Class

Several students from Franklin High School in Highland Park stormed out of hot classes Tuesday in protest of non-wo... Read »

Sep 17, 2014
Downpour Wreaks Havoc in Inland Empire

Downpour Wreaks Havoc in Inland Empire

Driving rain and wind socked the Inland Empire Tuesday afternoon, flooding streets, a school track and a general... Watch »

Sep 17, 2014
Outdoor Activities Dampered  In Sweltering Heat

Outdoor Activities Dampered In Sweltering Heat

Outdoor activities are discouraged in the soaring heat blanketing SoCal, but some say they've found ways to stay... Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Thousands of Customers Without Power in High Heat

Thousands of Customers Without Power in High Heat

Thousands of customers across SoCal are without power as the high demand strains grids and equipment. Annette Arreo... Watch »

Sep 16, 2014

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    Fritz Coleman is NBC4 Southern California's weathercaster for NBC4 News at 5, 6 and 11 p.m. A Southern California broadcasting icon, Coleman is well known for his sense of humor. He joined NBC4 in 1982 as the weekend weathercaster. Originally from Philadelphia, Coleman attended Salem College in West Virginia and Temple University in Philadelphia where he studied radio, television and film. Coleman is an avid runner, rollerblader and skier. He lives in the San Fernando Valley and has two sons and a daughter. See his full bio.

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