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El Niño in Southern California

El Niño in Southern California

Coverage of the weather phenomenon and what it means for Southern California

Jan 9, 2016

Barriers Will Raise Height of LA Riverbanks

Barriers Will Raise Height of LA Riverbanks

Citing the influence of El Niño increasing rainfall, and vegetation reducing the capacity of a stretch of the LA River, the Army Corps of Engineers announced it will install temporary barriers atop three...

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A strong El Niño is in place in the Pacific. With California in the fourth year of drought, rainfall would be welcome, though it could bring mudslides to areas scorched by wildfire. El Niño conditions will start to decline during the spring.

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