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‘Miracle March’? Feet of Sierra Snow Beginning This Weekend Is Just What California Needs

‘Miracle March’? Feet of Sierra Snow Beginning This Weekend Is Just What California Needs

By Linda Lam At a Glance A slow-moving storm will bring heavy snow to California’s Sierra beginning this weekend. Several feet of snow may accumulate through the middle of next week. This is great news for the state’s snowpack, a key for replenishing reservoirs in spring and summer. California’s record driest February increased concern for drought. […]

Southern California May See Its Biggest Soaking This Week Since Christmas; Some Flooding, Debris Flows Possible

Southern California May See Its Biggest Soaking This Week Since Christmas; Some Flooding, Debris Flows Possible

By Linda Lam and Jonathan Erdman At a Glance After a recent dry stretch, Southern California will turn wetter this week. A slow-moving storm will spread rain into Southern California beginning Monday night. Locally heavy rain, possibly some thunderstorms, may trigger local flooding and minor debris flows. This is likely to be the heaviest rain in […]

Remember rain? An atmospheric river is bringing it back to Southern California

Remember rain? An atmospheric river is bringing it back to Southern California

By HANNAH FRY STAFF WRITER It’s time to ready those rain boots and umbrellas because wet weather is returning to Southern California starting this weekend. The first in a pair of storms to hit the Southland is expected to arrive Saturday, dropping temperatures into the low to mid-60s and bringing a chance of showers across the […]

Another burst of rain, mountain snow to sideswipe California before end of the year

Another burst of rain, mountain snow to sideswipe California before end of the year

By Brandon Buckingham, AccuWeather Meteorologist After a powerful storm system brought heavy rain and snow to California around the Christmas holiday, another storm system is lining up to take a similar track. The previous storm closed Interstate 5 at the Grapevine after heavy snow led to vehicles becoming stuck and similar threats may arise with the […]

Heavy Rainfall Predicted for Tuesday Night through Wednesday

Heavy Rainfall Predicted for Tuesday Night through Wednesday

From the National Weather Service, San Diego: NWSSanDiego A cold polar storm will ride south over California and merge with tropical moisture on Tuesday. This brings periods of heavy rain and thunderstorms Tuesday night and Wednesday. The cold air arrives on Wednesday for heavy snowfall above 6000 feet. Showers continues behind the main storm during […]

March-like storm to blast California with drenching rain, mountain snow and severe weather

March-like storm to blast California with drenching rain, mountain snow and severe weather

By Kyle Elliott, AccuWeather meteorologist After sunshine and pleasant weather grace California early this week, a powerful storm system will barrel into the state during the middle to latter part of the week. The return of a March-like weather pattern, driven by a large dip in the jet stream, will be the culprit for driving this rare […]

More Rain on the Way – Continuing to Add to above seasonal averages

More Rain on the Way – Continuing to Add to above seasonal averages

With seasonal totals five to six inches above average across the county more rain is accepted to hit the area Tuesday evening.  “The rainfall around Point Conception can become heavy, especially in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties and up through Kern County on Tuesday night and Wednesday,” according to AccuWeather Meteorologist Maggie Samuhel.  […]

Seasonal RainTotals Up All Over the County – Sierra Snow Pack Above Average

Seasonal RainTotals Up All Over the County – Sierra Snow Pack Above Average

Rainfall has been above average Year to Date in California.  Ventura County Watershed is reporting totals above normal, replenishing aquifers impacted by last year’s dismal precipitation.  Matilija Canyon, which normally outpaces other, stations is reporting a whopping 31 inches, 151% over normal.  The Sierra Nevada snow pack is also above average, promising a good spring and […]

Storm Update Ventura County – Stay Clear of the Ventura River

Storm Update Ventura County – Stay Clear of the Ventura River

VC Fire Department is posting updates on their Twitter account. Mountains Recreations Conservation Authority Twitter account With torrents of rain hitting burn areas creating hazards from snapping trees, mudslides and stranding motorists, there will be major cleanup.  Keep informed  Twitter account and hopefully stay dry. Road Closures: Weather-related highway closures as of 1:30pm. These closures […]

Preparedness Tips from the American Red Cross

Preparedness Tips from the American Red Cross

As our region braces for the incoming storm system, I wanted to share some preparedness tips that I that could be of help to your audience. The Red Cross is known for its response to emergencies, but it is our mission to help others be prepared for emergencies. One of the most important things is […]

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