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Tornadoes and Wind Storms

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  • State's estimated rainfall in last 10 days: 10 trillion gallons

    State's estimated rainfall in last 10 days: 10 trillion gallons
    How much rainfall has hit California in the last 10 days? It's hard to calculate. But one weather expert, Ryan Maue, offers this estimate: 10 trillion gallons. That's enough to fill 15.1 million Olympic-size swimming pools or power Niagara Falls for...
  • Tornado touches down in Los Angeles as storm pounds California

    Tornado touches down in Los Angeles as storm pounds California
    A Pacific storm pounded Southern California with heavy rain and high winds on Friday, triggering a small tornado, flash floods and mudslides that prompted the evacuation of hundreds of homes, damaged dozens of others and disrupted passenger rail...
  • Despite defensive effort, Hoover High girls' water polo loses close one to Louisville

    BURBANK — There wasn’t much that Hoover High goalie Gabriela Perez didn’t do for her team in its opening game of the Burbank High girls’ water polo tournament Friday afternoon. Perez halted more than 10 shots on goal, nabbed a few...
  • Storm brings relief, but also triggers mudslides, floods and outages

    Storm brings relief, but also triggers mudslides, floods and outages
    Bill Golubics went to sleep fully clothed in his recliner in case the charred slope behind his house came down in the night. The home next door on San Como Lane in Camarillo Springs was red-tagged in October and he knew his could be next. The 77-year-...
  • Tornado touches down in South Los Angeles, damaging 5 homes

    Tornado touches down in South Los Angeles, damaging 5 homes
    The National Weather Service confirmed Friday that a tornado touched down in South Los Angeles during the heavy rain storm. The tornado hopscotched over a 10-block span, ripping off a roof and damaging at least five homes, officials said. “We&...
  • Powerful storm could bring tornadoes, waterspouts to Southern California

    A powerful storm pummeling Northern California with heavy rain and wind gusts of more than 100 mph could bring isolated waterspouts and small tornadoes to the Southern California coast. The storm is expected to reach the area at about 1 a.m. Friday...
  • Hoover boys' basketball defeats Providence to win Paul Sutton Tipoff Classic

    BURBANK — Written on the dry erase board of the Providence High boys’ basketball team’s locker room were four notes about a Hoover squad that the Pioneers had to face in the championship game of the 26th annual Paul Sutton Tipoff...
  • Pacquiao está obligado a aceptar las demandas de Mayweather

     Pacquiao está obligado a aceptar las demandas de Mayweather
    Floyd Mayweather, quien por segunda ocasión en los tres últimos años se ha convertido en el atleta mejor pagado del mundo, se ha ganado desde hace mucho tiempo el derecho a decidir con quién, cuándo y dónde pelear. Manny Pacquiao, quien en su última...
  • Weather: 5 to 7 inches of rain dumped on some Central Florida areas

    Weather: 5 to 7 inches of rain dumped on some Central Florida areas
    Some areas of Central Florida saw 5 to 7 inches Tuesday afternoon and evening – with more to come tonight. A flood advisory remains in effect for sections of Orange, Osceola and Brevard counties, according to the National Weather Service....
  • Florida sees as many tornadoes as Kansas

    Florida sees as many tornadoes as Kansas
    Normally, we don’t worry much about tornadoes here in South Florida at this time of year. We’re lucky. The Orlando area saw some severe storms earlier this week, including a possible tornado, all spawned by the same cold front that’s...
  • Tropical Storm Gordon roughed up Florida 20 years ago

    Tropical Storm Gordon roughed up Florida 20 years ago
    To many, tropical storms aren't all that threatening, at least compared to hurricanes. But 20 years ago today, on Nov. 13, 1994, Tropical Storm Gordon showed why such systems need to be taken seriously. On that day, Gordon started spreading nasty...