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  • After the clouds and rain Weds., 74 on Friday

     
    We always look forward to Fridays, but this week there's an added bonus - a forecast of partly sunny skies and a high of 74 degrees. That would be our first foray into the 70s since Feb. 18, and only......
  • What the heck is a "degree day"?

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:The new tally of “degree days” on our print weather page is puzzling some readers. Degree days measure neither degrees, nor days. It’s a proxy for estimating the energy used to heat or cool our homes and......
  • Officials expect worsening weather conditions Sunday evening; flooding possible

     
    The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for Los Angeles County and a flood watch for the Orange County coast, Riverside and San Bernardino County valleys and the Inland Empire through late Sunday, the first day of spring.......
  • Weather Service issues storm warning for L.A. region

     
    The National Weather Service has issued a storm warning, saying that powerful winds and widespread snowfalls were expected to hit Los Angeles-area mountains through Friday morning. Snow levels will be between 4,500 fee and 5,500 feet, the agency said,...
  • Irvine Lake trout and crappie active; 12-0 rainbow largest of week

     
    Here's this week's Irvine Lake fishing report, written by veteran angler Steve Carson: Both trout and crappie aficionados had plenty to smile about at Irvine Lake this week, reported Jimmy Getty at the Pro Shop. "The trout fishing perked back......
  • First tornado confirmed for Maryland, in PG County

     
    A National Weather Service survey team has made the first confirmation of a Maryland tornado during the storms on Wednesday and Thursday.Damage indicated an EF-0 twister - the weakest category, with winds of 65 to 85 mph - touched down......
  • Wet April topples records, adds to record flooding

     
    NOAA has run the numbers for April and in addition to historic flooding, a record-breaking tornado outbreak and huge wildfires, the month ended as the 10th wettest since national record-keeping began in 1895. The average temperature across the Lower 48......
  • Hundreds evacuated as brush fire burns almost 1,400 acres near Lake Isabella

     
    Firefighters were battling a nearly 1,400-acre fire near Lake Isabella in Kern County, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of people. According to CalFire, the blaze started Friday near Kissack Cove, east of Lake Isabella in the Sequoia National Forest....
  • Warmer temperatures threaten California vineyards

     
    In the next 30 years, high-value vineyards in Northern California could shrink by 50% because of global warming, according to a new Stanford University study released Thursday. Applying scenarios from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change,...
  • Brush fires keep firefighters busy in Malibu area and Orange County

     
    Firefighters battled separate brush fires in Los Angeles and Orange counties Thursday afternoon, authorities said. A small fire reported shortly before noon near Encinal Canyon Road and Mulholland Highway burned 2 acres before it was extinguished about 1:...
  • Airplane contrails can reduce solar heating

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:A new study seems to confirm that airplane contrails can reflect sunlight into space, reducing daytime warming below. British researchers studied European weather data from stations below a huge flight of 700 Allied bombers and...