CALIFORNIA DROUGHT

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The desert's going to be extra hot on the longest day of the year

Break out the sunscreen. The longest day of the year will be even hotter than usual in Southern California’s deserts, weather officials say. An excessive heat warning is in effect Thursday and Friday in the deserts of southwestern San Bernardino through the Coachella Valley and eastern San Diego...

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  • Strong winds down Southland trees and leave thousands without power

    Strong winds down Southland trees and leave thousands without power

    About 18,000 customers were without power Thursday evening as powerful winds caused outages and downed trees, officials said. Crews were working to restore power in 34 neighborhoods, including Fairfax, Los Feliz, Exposition Park, Brentwood and Hyde Park, said Deborah Hong, a spokeswoman for the...

  • High winds could make driving on the Grapevine tricky

    High winds could make driving on the Grapevine tricky

    Powerful wind, rain and even a little bit of snow could make traveling along the 5 Freeway through the Grapevine hazardous Thursday and Friday, forecasters said. Northerly winds with gusts up to 50 to 65 miles per hour are possible in the area through early Friday morning, said Robbie Munroe, a...

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