VENICE (CBSLA.com) — Dangerous rip currents were a concern for officials Wednesday as many people were flocking to the beach to avoid the record heat. 148 more words
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Nearly 200 people had to be rescued by Los Angeles County lifeguards amid ocean conditions that included strong rip currents and rough surf on Tuesday. 133 more words
At least four Orange County school districts were either completely or mostly without air conditioning, forcing students to sit in nearly triple-digit temperatures during a punishing heat wave Tuesday, officials said. 325 more words
Thousands of Southern California residents were without power Monday night as dangerously hot weather prompted an all-time high for electricity demand.
More than 6,000 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers were without power in the service area Monday night, according to spokeswoman Mary Anne Pierson. 442 more words
Hurricane Odile was downgraded to a tropical storm as it moved through Mexico’s Baja California peninsula on Monday.
Odile struck Mexico’s Pacific Coast Sunday as a hurricane with winds of 115 mph and gusts reaching 125 mph. 432 more words
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The last week of summer is bringing the hottest temperatures of the season to the Southland.
With highs already reaching the triple-digit mark in the San Fernando and San Gabriel valleys, Inland Empire and beyond on Saturday, the entire region will be gripped by sweltering heat and rising humidity on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday as well. 455 more words