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Newsom declares emergency over heat; state under power-rationing alert

Newsom declares emergency over heat; state under power-rationing alert

By Cole Lauterbach  | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – California Gov. Gavin Newsom is loosening climate restrictions on power providers to ensure they’re able to crank out enough wattage to keep residents cool through the ongoing heatwave.  Newsom has issued an emergency declaration for the second time in less than a year to free up additional energy […]

Southern California braces for another heat wave this week

Southern California braces for another heat wave this week

By PAUL DUGINSKI, ALEX WIGGLESWORTH After a brief reprieve of cool temperatures over the weekend, Southern California is expected to get hit with another heat wave this week that could bring periods of elevated fire risk, according to forecasters. Temperatures are likely to stay around the 90-degree mark in the Los Angeles area for most of […]

Community: City Announces Activation of Cooling Center at Simi Valley Senior Center

Community: City Announces Activation of Cooling Center at Simi Valley Senior Center

In response to current high temperatures in Southern California, the City of Simi Valley has designated the Simi Valley Senior Center as a Cooling Center. The City encourages senior citizens and any others who may be at risk due to the extreme heat or temporary loss of electricity, to consider the Cooling Center when seeking […]

Thousands Visit Beaches in Southern California During Pandemic

Thousands Visit Beaches in Southern California During Pandemic

BY JACK PHILLIPS   Thousands of people visited beaches in Orange County, California, over the weekend as temperatures soared over 80 degrees F as officials continue to advise people to avoid public places and mass gatherings amid the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus pandemic. Videos and photos showed throngs of people at Huntington Beach and Newport Beach on Saturday. According to an Associated Press estimation, more […]

Heat to break in California with the Southwest Monsoon returning midweek

Heat to break in California with the Southwest Monsoon returning midweek

By Courtney Spamer, AccuWeather meteorologist A pattern change across much of the West will bring in both cooler air and a brief dry spell; however more monsoonal moisture will return to the Southwest soon. Over the weekend, temperatures will soar across California. In addition to triple-digit temperatures, the AccuWeather RealFeel® Temperatures will be several degrees higher than the actual […]

Red Cross Issues Heat Safety Tips as Temperatures Climb

Red Cross Issues Heat Safety Tips as Temperatures Climb

It’s hot out there and the soaring temperatures can be dangerous. The American Red Cross has steps people can follow to help stay safe when it’s hot outside. NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS IN YOUR VEHICLE. The inside temperature of the car can quickly reach 120 degrees. Other heat safety steps include: Stay hydrated, drink […]

Record Temperature Readings Throughout Los Angeles Caused By ‘Faulty Weather Stations’ Meteorologist Says

Record Temperature Readings Throughout Los Angeles Caused By ‘Faulty Weather Stations’ Meteorologist Says

 By MICHAEL BASTASCH . Nearly every record-high temperature reported over the last few days in the Los Angeles area are from weather stations “compromised by heat sources and heat sinks,” according to a veteran meteorologist. “In my opinion, the data from these stations is worthless,” California-based meteorologist Anthony Watts wrote on his blog Watts Up With That. […]

Simi Valley Will Open Senior Center as a Cooling Center Friday and Saturday For Extreme Heat

Simi Valley Will Open Senior Center as a Cooling Center Friday and Saturday For Extreme Heat

In response to the forecasted extreme heat event occurring during the next several days, the City of Simi Valley has designated the Simi Valley Senior Center as a Cooling Center. ‘ The City encourages seniors and any others who may be at risk due to the extreme heat or temporary loss of electricity, to consider […]

At 98 degrees, heat in Los Angeles breaks a 131-year-old record

At 98 degrees, heat in Los Angeles breaks a 131-year-old record

By Andrea Castillo Los Angeles hit a record high of 98 degrees Saturday, as a wildfire in northern Santa Barbara County continued to burn out of control and the region suffered through the third day of a blistering heat wave. Downtown Los Angeles’ record high temperature beat out the 131-year-old record of 95 degrees set […]

Heat Advisory for Ventura County

Heat Advisory for Ventura County

The National Weather Service in Los Angeles/Oxnard has issued a “Heat Advisory” for various local regions, including Ventura County mountain areas, from 11AM Saturday through 9PM Wednesday. Temperatures in the mountains of Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles Counties, mainly below 5000 feet, are expected to be between 100 and 105. A Heat Advisory means […]

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