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April showers bring hazards across Southern California; rain likely to continue all week

A late-season storm brought a steady downpour Monday morning to Southern California, breaking records in some areas and creating a slew of hazards across the region. In wildfire burn scars, residents were warned of possible evacuations if the rain triggered mud slides in areas such as neighborhoods northwest of Lake Elsinore, recently scarred by the 23,000-acre Holy Fire. Jefferson Keith Langley and Marylou Langley take a morning walk in the rain along Jeffrey Trail in Irvine, CA on Monday, ...
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Rainfall total in downtown Los Angeles tops a record set in 1958

Rainfall totals Monday set a record for the date in downtown Los Angeles. The previous record for an April 6th was 0.58 inches, which was set in 1958, the National Weather Service said. By noon Monday, monitoring stations in downtown had recorded 1.10 inches. Downtown Los Angeles has broken the highest rainfall total for this date so far. The old record for this day (April 6th) was 0.58 inches which occurred way back in 1958. Today's rainfall so far for Downtown L.A. was 1.10 inches as of n...
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‘Powerful’ storm bringing rain, wind, snow to Southern California

LOS ANGELES — A “potent” and “powerful late-season winter-like storm” will generate moderate to heavy rain Monday in Southern California, likely causing minor mud and debris flows over slopes denuded by wildfires and hazardous winter-weather conditions in the mountains, including a dusting of snow over Interstate 5 through the Grapevine, according to the National Weather Service. The NWS forecast between 1 and 2 inches of rain in coastal and valley areas and 3 to 5 inches in the San Gabriel Moun...
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NWS: Avalanche, Winter Storm Warnings Issued In Sierra Due To Heavy Snow

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Avalanche and winter storm warnings were issued in the Sierra as heavy snow continues to fall, the National Weather Service said. The warning will remain in effect through 7 a.m. on Monday as officials said high avalanche danger exists due to intense winds and snow. The NWS Reno said the warning was issued by the Sierra Avalanche Center for the Sierra including the Tahoe Basin. Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended. The NWS Sacramento recently issued a winter storm ...
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Rain prompts evacuation warning in burn scar area near Corona; snow expected in region’s mountains

The chance of heavy rain and flooding in Indian Canyon near Corona on Sunday, April 5, prompted officials to warn residents living in the burn scar of the 2018 Holy fire to be prepared in case weather conditions force them to evacuate. An evacuation warning was issued and applies to residents living near Glen Eden Road and the Grace Korean Church Retreat grounds in Corona, the Riverside County Emergency Management Department said on social media. Those who need assistance finding shelter for Sun...
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Rain prompts evacuation warning in burn scar area near Corona

The chance of heavy rain and flooding in Indian Canyon near Corona on Sunday, April 5, prompted officials to warn residents living in the burn scar of the 2018 Holy fire to be prepared in case weather conditions force them to evacuate. An evacuation warning was issued and applies to residents living near Glen Eden Road and the Grace Korean Church Retreat grounds in Corona, the Riverside County Emergency Management Department said on social media. Those who need assistance finding shelter for Sun...
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Storm expected to bring unseasonable rain, cold to Southern California

A powerful storm is expected to bring up to 2 inches of rain in Southern California valley and coastal areas and 6 inches of precipitation in the mountains starting Sunday, April 5, before it exits the region on Thursday, the National Weather Service said. The heaviest rain is expected Monday, but the biggest impact could come Tuesday, when the lowest temperatures of the slow-moving storm are forecast and the snow level — as low as 4,000 feet — could make travel on the 5 Freeway in the Grapevine...
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Sierra Storm Could Bring More Than 2 Feet Of Snow By Monday

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A pair of late winter storms packing heavy snow and high winds are headed for the Sierra and Lake Tahoe this weekend, with wind gusts as strong as 90 mph possible over the ridge tops. The National Weather Service issued a worsening forecast Friday, including more than 2 feet (60 centimeters) of snow possible near the Sierra crest above the lake by early Monday. A winter storm watch goes into effect Saturday afternoon through Monday morning for the Tahoe area and parts of Northe...
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Wet Weekend In Store For NorCal; Heavy Snow Expected In Sierra

TRUCKEE (CBS13) — A significant system is expected to bring up to four feet of snow to some parts of the Sierra over the weekend. The National Weather Service says light to moderate rain is expected in the valley starting early Saturday. Only about .5’’ to 1’’ of precipitation is expected in the valley while about 2”-3” is expected in the foothills, forecasters say. Heavy mountain snow returns this weekend, especially on Sunday. Up to 1-3 feet of snow are forecast, locally up to 4 feet. Chain ...
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Rain, snow coming to Southern California next week

A storm reminiscent of last month’s weather in Southern California will bring a few days of rain with snow in the mountains as early as Sunday afternoon, National Weather Service officials said this week. Light rain could start by Sunday afternoon in Orange County and the Inland Empire, with heavier precipitation expected Monday and Tuesday, said Stefanie Sullivan, a meteorologist with the NWS San Diego office. Snow levels are expected to be as low as 5,500 to 6,000 feet elevation for most of th...
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California Snowpack Measures Below Normal For Spring

PHILLIPS STATION, Calif. (AP) — California’s Sierra Nevada snowpack is below normal for spring and the water content around the state is only about half the April average, as much of California struggles under persistent drought, authorities said Wednesday. A manual survey of snow in the range east of Sacramento found the water contained in the snowpack was equal to 16.5 inches, or about 66% of the April average for that location. Statewide, measurements from 130 electronic snow sensors showed a...
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Tornadoes touch down in Alabama and Mississippi

At least three tornadoes touched down in multiple locations across the Southeast Tuesday as the National Weather Service issued tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings urging people to seek shelter.
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Violent Tornado Rips Through Arkansas Town, Injuries Reported

At least six people were injured after a tornado ripped through downtown Jonesboro, Arkansas on Saturday, ripping entire walls off buildings, flattening homes, and leaving cars overturned. There was no immediate word on fatalities, but videos showed major damage to the area, with only piles of debris apparently left of some buildings. Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin issued a 7 p.m. curfew for the entire city as authorities began assessing the damage and conducting search-and-rescue missions throug...
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Hot Times

It's been in the upper eighties for a week now. On Saturday the forecast for Groveland, Florida from the National Weather Service is for 95 degrees. This is still March. This is the first of Spring.https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2020/03/26/record-heat-southeast/?itid=hp_hp-more-top-stories_cwg-sizzler-240pm%3Ahomepage%2Fstory-ans s it March or May? Near-record to record warmth is en route to a large swath of the south central and southeastern United States over the next several days....
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Cold winter storm could bring hail, ice pellets to Southern California mountains as snow level drops

LOS ANGELES — A winter weather advisory, which signifies exceedingly challenging travel conditions, including roads covered by ice and snow, is in effect in the San Gabriel Mountains Thursday because of a storm having only a negligible impact at lower elevations. The advisory went into effect at 6 p.m. Wednesday and is scheduled to expire at 11 p.m. Thursday. The National Weather Service said up to 4 inches of snow would accumulate above 5,500 feet, and up to 2 inches across the Interstate 5 cor...
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Rain possible Thursday night, then a cool, windy forecast

Those throughout Southern California wanting to head outdoors for brief breaks from self-isolation will have an upcoming weekend of cool weather and some wind, according to forecasts from the National Weather Service. Los Angeles County only has a 20 percent chance of rain on Thursday night. and Riverside, San Bernardino and Orange counties have a “chance of showers in the evening,” the NWS said. Forecasts project that most of Southern California will get no more than one-tenth of an inch of rai...
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Alaska Automated Its Weather Stations and Created a Snow Data Disaster

Twice a day at National Weather Service Offices nationwide, personnel release weather balloons to measure atmospheric pressure, temperature, humidity and wind speed. In Nome, Alaska, Bob TenEyck or his partner would do that at 3 a.m., a few hours after measuring the snow depth and snowfall. For 112 years, these snow…Read more...
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Massive US Coronavirus Stimulus Includes Research Dollars, Some Aid To Universities

sciencehabit shares a report from Science Magazine: The $2 trillion stimulus package that the U.S. Senate is working to approve today is aimed at helping the country cope with the massive impact of the coronavirus pandemic. But it also includes at least $1.25 billion for federal research agencies to support scientists trying to better understand coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In addition, it extends a financial hand to universities that have shut down because of the pandemic, some of which...
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More rain, snow expected in Southern California

LOS ANGELES — A storm from Canada brought showers to Southern California Monday morning and triggered winter-weather conditions in the San Gabriel Mountains, the National Weather Service reported. In addition to Monday morning’s one-and-off showers, there’s a chance of showers Monday afternoon, said National Weather Service meteorologist Todd Hall. Tuesday should be mostly dry, ahead of another system Wednesday night into Thursday. That system could drop snow on The Grapevine Thursday morning, b...
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Storm makes it easier to avoid coronavirus by staying inside

A storm that brought wet weather across Southern California swept out of the region late Monday, with several days of dry and cool conditions expected before showers return. The late-weekend storm dropped three-fourths of an inch to coastal Orange County to an inch or more in the Inland Empire and portions of Los Angeles County. Adam Roser, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, described the storm that tapered off Monday as “kind of a beneficial rain event” that brought needed moist...
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Back-to-back storms mean cold, wet week forecast across Southern California

A storm from the Pacific Ocean brought rain and cool temperatures to Southern California on Sunday, March 22. The wet weather should persist for most of the week, the National Weather Service said. Got cheer? Santa says hello from a Corona home balcony. Snow-capped mountains create a wintry backdrop looking towards Pomona on Saturday, March 21, 2020. (Photo by Cindy Yamanaka, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) Cal Poly Pomona in the foreground is set against snow-capped mountains on Sunday, March...
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Storm Expected to Bring Snow to the Northeast on Monday

The first few days of spring will see a mix of rain and snow from coast to coast, forecasters said.
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Heavy Rains Flood Parts of Ohio, Stranding Residents

In central and southern Ohio, hundreds of people have been evacuated from homes and vehicles after a period of intense rain.
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Two storms — one colder — poised to hit Southern California

LOS ANGELES — Two storm systems took aim at Southern California Friday and will generate on-and-off rainfall over several days, forecasters said. The first was in the Pacific some 700 miles west of Los Angeles Friday morning, poised to trigger showers starting late Friday night, said National Weather Service meteorologist Todd Hall. The second of the two approaching systems — the colder of the two — is some 500 miles off British Colombia and will reach Southern California Sunday night, he said, ...
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Severe thunderstorms to threaten nation's Heartland Thursday

A multifaceted storm system slated to bring blizzard conditions to parts of the northern Plains and record-challenging heat to portions of the mid-Atlantic will continue to bring the threat of severe weather across the center of the country on Thursday.Winter will go out with a bang in terms of severe weather over the Central states as spring officially arrives at 10:50 p.m. CDT on Thursday.The same storm system that will pose a threat for severe weather on Thursday has already brought rounds of...
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Expect a Soggy U.S. Flood Season, but Less Severe Than Last Year’s

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects major to moderate flooding for 23 states, but not as bad as last year’s ruinous spring.
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‘Wet pattern’ continues in Southern California as next few days bring sun, then more rain

The rainy skies gave way to some sun in the Los Angeles area Wednesday, March 18, but residents further east and to the south continued to see gray skies and some scattered showers. Those showers could continue in Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties late into Thursday, forecasters say, but a dry and mild weekend is heading our way. A storm that pelted Los Angeles County with bouts of heavy rain during the first half of the week had mostly passed by Wednesday. A minimal chance of shower...
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Winter Storm Will Dump Snow Across The US On First Day Of Spring

(CNN) — As winter ends and spring begins, a coast-to-coast storm with blizzard conditions, strong winds and heavy rains will barrel across the US Wednesday through Friday. The vast storm will “impact almost every state in the lower 48,” says CNN meteorologist Dave Hennen. The weather system is expected to produce “a band of possibly heavy snow from the central Rockies northeastward” on Thursday, tweeted NOAA’s Weather Prediction Center. See the latest weather information for the Sacramento area....
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Cold and wet week projected across Southern California

Most Southern California residents can expect colder than average temperatures and periodic showers to linger from Monday, March 16, through Thursday, while people living in mountain regions will see fresh powder at relatively low elevations. A cold and wet weather pattern traveled south from the San Francisco area, triggering flash flood warnings in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties before making its way to the Greater Los Angeles area, the National Weather Service reported. Meteorolog...
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Rain prompts flash flood warnings across Southern California, wreaks havoc along roads

Rain drenched portions of Southern California on Thursday, resulting in slick roads and long commutes as well as flash flood warnings and advisories across the region. Communities in southwestern San Bernardino County and northern Riverside and Orange Counties received some of the heaviest rainfall, National Weather Service meteorologist Bruno Rodriguez said. Total precipitation slightly exceeded what forecasts predicted in those areas, where flash flood warnings were in effect from 2:22 p.m to ...
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