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Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019 at 05:56 PM PDT

Report Says Woolsey Fire Was a 'Perfect Storm' of Factors

Report Says Woolsey Fire Was a 'Perfect Storm' of Factors

Fueled by a perfect storm of factors, the Woolsey Fire that burned nearly 97,000 acres in two counties and destroyed more than 1,600 structures overwhelmed local fire agencies during its initial hours, even...

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019 at 06:00 AM PDT

First Alert Forecast: When Will the Winds Return?

First Alert Forecast: When Will the Winds Return?

Strong wind gusts are coming. Shanna Mendiola has the forecast for Wednesday Oct. 23, 2019. 

Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 at 12:29 PM PDT

Thousands Are Without Power in Parts of SoCal Under an Extreme Wildfire Threat

Thousands Are Without Power in Parts of SoCal Under an Extreme Wildfire Threat

Power was cut to thousands of Southern Californians Thursday afternoon and more shutoffs are possible this week as hot, dry and windy conditions elevate the threat of wildfires across the region.

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019 at 06:01 AM PDT

First Alert Forecast: Warming Up Into the Afternoon

First Alert Forecast: Warming Up Into the Afternoon

Temperatures in the 90s are popping up in valley and inland areas. Shanna Mendiola has the forecast for Tuesday Oct. 22, 2019. 

Monday, Oct 21, 2019 at 07:07 AM PDT

First Alert Forecast: Morning Winds

First Alert Forecast: Morning Winds

Expect increasing winds throughout the week along with warm temps. Shanna Mendiola has the First Alert Forecast Oct. 21, 2019.

Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 at 07:53 AM PDT

First Alert Forecast: Red Flag Warning, Gusty Winds

First Alert Forecast: Red Flag Warning, Gusty Winds

The combination of gusty winds and lower humidity is causing high fire danger and a red flag warning is in effect through Sunday evening. 

Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 at 07:45 AM PDT

First Alert Forecast: High Wind Advisory

First Alert Forecast: High Wind Advisory

Our first peek of strong winds arrives tonight in the mountains and deserts. 

Friday, Oct 18, 2019 at 07:58 AM PDT

Hold On, Another Punch of Powerful Fire-Fanning Wind Is on the Way

Hold On, Another Punch of Powerful Fire-Fanning Wind Is on the Way

Strong howling gusts that tore branches off trees and left debris scattered in streets overnight marked the start of a series of windy days in Southern California.

Friday, Oct 18, 2019 at 06:30 AM PDT

First Alert Forecast: What's With the Wind?

First Alert Forecast: What's With the Wind?

Strong winds swept across Southern California overnight, and there's more on the way. Shanna Mendiola has the forecast for Friday Oct. 19, 2019. 

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 07:29 AM PDT

First Alert Forecast: Here Come Cooler Temperatures

First Alert Forecast: Here Come Cooler Temperatures

Cooler temperatures arrive today. Shanna Mendiola has the forecast for Thursday Oct. 17, 2019. 

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