CALIFORNIA DROUGHT

EL NIÑO & THE CALIFORNIA DROUGHT

High winds will sweep through Southern California on Monday

A low-pressure system will bring strong winds across Southern California on Monday and into Tuesday morning along with the chance of thunderstorms and snow showers along Interstate 5. The National Weather Service issued wind advisories across the Southland and high wind advisories in the mountain...

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