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Storm to produce ‘rare and dangerous’ seas off Southern California this weekend

Storm to produce ‘rare and dangerous’ seas off Southern California this weekend

By GARY ROBBINS A large and fast-moving cold front will dive down the Southern California coastline on Sunday, producing 20 foot-plus waves and 50 mph-plus winds in a “rare and dangerous” event in the outer waters, according to the National Weather Service. Forecasters at the weather service’s Rancho Bernardo and Los Angeles-Oxnard offices said boaters should […]

California Storm Parade Continues Friday With More Rain, Feet of Sierra Snow Through the Weekend

California Storm Parade Continues Friday With More Rain, Feet of Sierra Snow Through the Weekend

The next Pacific storm will arrive Friday. Rain and Sierra snow will persist through Sunday. More local flash flooding and debris flows, rockslides are possible. Multiple feet of snow are expected in the Sierra. Another Pacific storm will surge into California Friday and last into the weekend wringing out feet of Sierra snow and more […]

Atmospheric river bringing new storm with rain and snow to California

Atmospheric river bringing new storm with rain and snow to California

By ALEX WIGGLESWORTH, RONG-GONG LIN II Southern California residents on Friday continued to dig out from a storm that swept through the region on Thanksgiving day, bringing record rainfall to parts of the Los Angeles area and dumping snow on the mountains and high deserts. “This is pretty unreal, especially for Southern California,” said Justin Kanton, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Major California storm to unleash flooding rain, feet of mountain snow and strong winds this weekend

Major California storm to unleash flooding rain, feet of mountain snow and strong winds this weekend

By Alex Sosnowski, AccuWeather senior meteorologist One of the most potent storms of the winter will trigger flooding rain, mudslides, heavy mountain snow, strong winds and difficult to dangerous travel in California and much of the West this weekend. Rain and mountain snow will spread slowly inland from late Friday to Saturday. Areas of rain and […]

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 […]

Oxnard | Sand and Sand Bags at the City’s Corporate Yard

Oxnard | Sand and Sand Bags at the City’s Corporate Yard

OXNARD, Calif. – If your property has a history of flooding, Oxnard residents and business owners can obtain free sand and sand bags at the City of Oxnard Corporate Yard. Remember: taking sand from the beach is illegal and can result in a fine. Residents are encouraged to call (805) 385-7950 to schedule an appointment […]

Red Cross Opening Shelters in Ventura County

Red Cross Opening Shelters in Ventura County

Camarillo, Calif. (January 15, 2018) — The American Red Cross of Ventura County will be opening shelters this afternoon for residents ordered to evacuate due to heavy rains and the risk for debris flow. The Red Cross shelters will be located at: Ventura College at 4667 Telegraph Rd in Ventura Nordhoff High School at 1401 […]

City of Ventura Media Release for 1/15/19: Voluntary Evacuation Update

City of Ventura Media Release for 1/15/19: Voluntary Evacuation Update

The Voluntary Evacuation Order is based on the current weather forecast; changing conditions may occur and the public should stay alert and take precautions. Residents are encouraged to prepare for heavy rain and consider altering travel and commuting plans. The City of Ventura has established evacuation maps to assist residents with the best route to […]

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