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Los Angeles Issues 'Heat Alert' As Temperatures Soar

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2014 | Green

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Los Angeles health officials on Friday issued a special "heat alert" for this weeken...

LOOK: Nation Laughs At LA's Definition Of 'Cold'

Posted 12.09.2013 | Los Angeles

While winter brings snow and rainstorms to the rest of the nation, the only thing Los Angeles has had to endure so far is a little drizzle and a sligh...

Rain Storms Cause Spike In Accidents, Angst-Filled Tweets

San Bernardino County Sun, Calif. | Josh Dulaney | Posted 03.27.2013 | Los Angeles

When it rains, it pours cliches in Southern California. And some are tired of hearing about it. With a low-pressure system dropping rain across the r...

Mild Winter Continues With Little Chance For Snow This Week

Posted 01.14.2013 | Chicago

While Chicago remains in the grips of a mild winter that has seen record-breaking amounts of non-snow, Los Angelenos' reactions to some unusual weathe...

June Gloom or June Glow?

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 08.19.2012 | Los Angeles
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

You know what time of year it is. The beautiful purplish blue jacarandas are blooming and June Gloom is in full effect.

How Climate Change Is Screwing With Your Average Business Traveler

Stanley Bing | Posted 06.21.2011 | Travel
Stanley Bing

It used to be that business travel represented an all-expenses paid way to get out of whatever obnoxious climate you were sick of. Except now when you get places, they're all sort of the same. Rain. Gush. Clouds. Cheesy wind.

HEATWAVE: How Long Will The Record Heat Last? | KTLA News | Posted 05.31.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Scorching temperatures made it feel like summer in Southern California, Thursday, setting records in several places, after weeks...

Building An Ark: Three Things I Learned From Noah

Sara Elizabeth Ivanhoe | Posted 05.31.2011 | Religion
Sara Elizabeth Ivanhoe

As the rain continues to pound away over Los Angeles today, instead of complaining that I don't get to go to the beach, I'm going Biblical. I'm building an ark.

New Series Of Powerful Storms To Bring 4 More Days Of Rain, Snow

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A series of new storms is expected to bring wet and potentially hazardous conditions to Southern California for the next four days, with the snow leve...

Snow, Hail And Floods Hit Southern California

AP | CHRISTOPHER WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Rain forced the shutdown of one freeway, gathering snow threatened the closure of another, and heavy runoff was occurring in much ...

After The Storm, Cold Winds Blast Los Angeles

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

BELLEMONT, Ariz. — A winter storm pummeled the western U.S. on Thursday with fierce wind gusts, heavy rain and more than 2 feet of snow, closing...

New Storm Brings More Worries To Rain Saturated Areas

AP | JOHN ANTCZAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Cold blasts of wind hit California on Wednesday in the trail of a storm that dumped more rain and snow on the soggy state but fail...

'Monster Storm' Moves In To California

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Check back for constant updates on evacuations, road closures, warnings and alerts as Southern California is hit by the strongest storm yet. Click her...

Long, Wet Week Ahead

AP | NOAKI SCHWARTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A series of winter storms bearing down on California Saturday was threatening parts of the state with flooding, and officials were...

Weird Weather Continues

AP | JOHN ANTCZAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Thunderstorms spit lightning and unleashed downpours across warm and humid Southern California on Friday, causing widespread power...

Los Angeles Braces For Another Day Of Record Heat

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — It was so hot in Los Angeles on Tuesday that even Spider-Man took the day off. As temperatures soared to 99 degrees, tourists alo...

Los Angeles Heat Wave Bakes At Record 113 Degrees

AP | JOHN ANTCZAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — California's blistering fall heat wave sent temperatures to an all-time record high of 113 degrees Monday in downtown Los Angeles,...

California Heat Wave To Last Through Weekend | KTLA News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Southern California is sizzling as an early Autumn heat wave sends temperatures soaring across the region. The hot and dry condition...

Autumn Heat Wave To Bring Record Temperatures

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The calendar might say November, but California is in the midst of yet another unseasonable heat wave. This autumn began with an all-time record 113 d...

Summer To Make An Appearance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Southern California may finally get a summer heat wave after weeks of unusually cool and gray weather. The National Weather Service said Friday tha...

Los Angeles Extreme-heat Warning Issued; Officials Concerned About Fires, Power Outages

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The National Weather Service on Thursday issued an extreme-heat warning for local valley and mountain areas, warning of high temperatures and humidity...

How Long Will 'June Gloom' Last?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Though summer officially began yesterday, the clouds of "June Gloom" show no indication of letting up, and some think it could last well into the seas...

New Storm Evacuation Guidelines Issued For Mudslide Areas

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

As Los Angeles County braces for another storm, new evacuation protocols have been established for foothill neighborhoods threatened by mudslides, off...

California Storms Pass, For Now

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SEAL BEACH, Calif. — The sky was blue and the sun bright for the first time in days after a week of powerful Southern California rain storms, bu...

LA's Finest

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

I want to thank the LAFD and the LAPD for stepping up and performing at their best this week when Los Angeles was hit with several, severe rainstorms.