With windy, dry weather in the forecast, California utilities are considering shutting off power to more than 700,000 customers across the state to try to prevent wildfires ignited by electrical equipment.
Santa Ana winds and dry conditions arrive later this week. Shanna Mendiola has the forecast for Tuesday Oct. 8, 2019.
Dangerous Santa Ana winds are expected to pick up this week as Southern California enters one of the worst times of the year for wildfires.
The California Highway Patrol offers the following advice when the weather turns wet and snowy.
We have a look back at some of the state's historic winter storms.
Temperatures fall by mid-week, but increase later this week. Shanna Mendiola has the forecast for Monday Oct. 7, 2019.
Mornings will be cool under mostly clear skies.
We'll have a sun-filled Friday. Belen De Leon has the forecast for Friday Oct. 4, 2019.
A quiet weather pattern will continue for the rest of the week with cool and clear mornings and mild and sunny afternoons. Belen de Leon has your First Alert forecast for Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019.
Temperatures will cool slightly on Thursday and Friday because of lighter winds and patchy coastal clouds are possible. Belen de Leon has your First Alert forecast for Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.
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