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First of two holiday-week storms packs an unexpected wallop across the Southland

First of two holiday-week storms packs an unexpected wallop across the Southland

By HANNAH FRY, JOSEPH SERNA A strong winter storm dumped heavy rain across Southern California on Monday, flooding roads and snarling traffic with a series of crashes, and bringing down at least one tree that trapped a man beneath its giant trunk. Shortly after 8 a.m., firefighters rescued a homeless man from under a fallen tree […]

California storm triggers crashes, fears in wildfire areas

California storm triggers crashes, fears in wildfire areas

By Paul Elias Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO Rain and snow falling across California have forced the closure of a major freeway, snarled commutes and triggered deadly wrecks on slick roads Wednesday as wildfire-ravished communities braced for dangerous mudslides and mountain residents faced a “potentially life-threatening” blizzard. A series of storms have hit this week, and the […]

Storm onslaught to bombard California with flooding rain, mountains of snow through Thursday

Storm onslaught to bombard California with flooding rain, mountains of snow through Thursday

By Kristina Pydynowski, AccuWeather senior meteorologist The threat for flooding and mudslides is expected to ramp up across California as the train of storms with heavy rain, mountain snow and gusty winds persists this week. There will be no day through at least Thursday when a significant part of California is not being affected by a […]

A State Agency’s Crusade Against Seawalls Erodes the Rule of Law

A State Agency’s Crusade Against Seawalls Erodes the Rule of Law

“Pacific” means peaceful. … , many residents on the California coast have built seawalls of rock, concrete, or other sturdy material to protect their homes. In a sense, they share a kinship with the people of Holland, who have spent …

The anatomy of a hurricane

The anatomy of a hurricane

Here’s how these huge storms form. Hurricane Irma near Cuba on September 8, 2017. NOAA/CIRA What makes a hurricane tick? Whether it’s a disheveled tropical depression or a picture-perfect category five swirling across the ocean like a buzzsaw, every tropical cyclone that forms on Earth has the same basic structure. These powerful storms are just […]

Advisory: Weekend Storms May Bring Coastal Flooding and Dangerous High Surf

Advisory: Weekend Storms May Bring Coastal Flooding and Dangerous High Surf

A series of storms that will continue through the weekend are expected to bring several inches of rain, gusty winds and damaging surf. High surf warnings are expected for Saturday and the public is encouraged to avoid beach areas. Areas of the city that are prone to flooding include: Mandalay Beach Road – Oxnard Shores […]

‘Pineapple Express’ Continues To Soak U.S. West Coast

‘Pineapple Express’ Continues To Soak U.S. West Coast

Lola Gayle, STEAM Register The U.S. West Coast has seen more than its fair share of extreme weather over the last several days. California has been affected by extreme rain events, while the Pacific Northwest has been blanketed in snow. The weather was so bad over the weekend that the iconic “Pioneer Cabin Tree” – […]

Adoring press detail Obama’s golf, vacation while Louisiana is underwater

Adoring press detail Obama’s golf, vacation while Louisiana is underwater

Three days of heavy downpours have brought historic flooding to Louisiana, remedy where 30 parishes have declared to be a disaster, viagra 100mg and the death toll has climbed to 13. The U.S. Coast Guard and other first responders rescued more than 20, tadalafil 000 people over the weekend, as the massive flooding inundated areas […]