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Temperatures in 90s Signal Start of Heat Wave

Temperatures in 90s Signal Start of Heat Wave

It’s going to be sizzling in SoCal Tuesday with near record-breaking temperatures reaching the 90s in a few places. Read »

Apr 29, 2014
Rain Makes Landfall As Spring Storm Rolls In

Rain Makes Landfall As Spring Storm Rolls In

Most of the precipitation is expected in Southern California mountain areas. Watch »

Apr 25, 2014
Temps Expected to Rise in the Southland

Temps Expected to Rise in the Southland

SoCal's weather is turning up the heat Tuesday, but temperatures will cool down for the rest of the week. Read »

Apr 8, 2014
Spring Sizzle: Record High Temperatures in Forecast

Spring Sizzle: Record High Temperatures in Forecast

Temperatures are expected to reach record highs as a heat wave hits Southern California Monday and Tuesday. Watch »

Apr 7, 2014

Spring Sizzle: April Warmup in Southern California

After a few weeks of cooler weather, temperatures are expected to rise by 10 to 20 degrees this week, which could... View »

Apr 7, 2014
SoCal Storm Brings Heavy Rains, Thunder, Snow

SoCal Storm Brings Heavy Rains, Thunder, Snow

Another round of rain and snow arrived in drought-stricken Southern California Tuesday night and continued through... Watch »

Apr 3, 2014
First Round of Rain to Arrive Monday Evening

First Round of Rain to Arrive Monday Evening

A cold Pacific storm out of the Gulf of Alaska moved toward Southern California Monday. Watch »

Mar 31, 2014
Small Brush Fires Break Out Amid Red Flag Weather

Small Brush Fires Break Out Amid Red Flag Weather

Winds speeds picked up Wednesday as fire crews prepare for a day of hot, dry and windy weather that includes high... Watch »

Mar 12, 2014
Morning Wind Gusts Reach 80 MPH

Morning Wind Gusts Reach 80 MPH

A wind advisory is in effect Friday as strong gusts -- including one reported at 80-mph in the Angeles National... Read »

Mar 7, 2014
Tons of Mud Surrounds Foothill Home After SoCal Storms

Tons of Mud Surrounds Foothill Home After SoCal Storms

Southern California continued to clean up after the first significant storms to hit the region in months moved out... Watch »

Mar 3, 2014
Second, Stronger Storm Arrives in Southern California

Second, Stronger Storm Arrives in Southern California

A winter storm warning is in effect after the second storm this week arrived in Southern California Thursday night. Watch »

Feb 28, 2014
SoCal Mountains Could See Fresh Snow

SoCal Mountains Could See Fresh Snow

After rain Wednesday, the second of back-to-back storms is expected to dump up to three inches of powder on SoCal's... Watch »

Feb 28, 2014

Rain Hits SoCal in First of Back-to-Back Storms

The first of two storms descended upon Southern California Wednesday, a welcome sign for many after the state... View »

Feb 27, 2014
Second SoCal Storm to Pack More Punch

Second SoCal Storm to Pack More Punch

The first of two back-to-back winter storms moved into Southern California and brought the first significant... Read »

Feb 27, 2014

Dramatic Southern California Rain Photos

Rain is expected to hit SoCal hard this week. Check out these photos to see the impact of past storms. View »

Feb 26, 2014

"Largest Rain Event" in 3 Years Surges Toward SoCal

The rain comes amid a drought emergency and after the driest year on record in California. Watch »

Feb 27, 2014
Another Wintry Blast on Its Way

Another Wintry Blast on Its Way

This week is shaping up to be one of the most brutal weeks of winter. The first of three storms predicted to hit... Watch »

Feb 4, 2014
Too Cold for Pets: How to Keep Them Safe

Too Cold for Pets: How to Keep Them Safe

Veterinarians want pet owners to know that dogs and cats cannot remain outside for hours in subzero temperatures. Watch »

Jan 28, 2014
Winter Blast Round Two

Winter Blast Round Two

The latest major winter storm is battering areas of the country that were hit just a few weeks ago. Watch »

Jan 22, 2014
WATCH: Raw Video of NYC's Frozen Coast

WATCH: Raw Video of NYC's Frozen Coast

Chopper 4 was over the frozen coastline of New York City on Wednesday, the second of two record-breaking cold days. Watch »

Jan 9, 2014

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