VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS- LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LOCKWOOD VALLEY...MOUNT PINOS...ACTON... MOUNT WILSON...SANDBERG 344 AM PDT WED APR 1 2015 ...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT THIS MORNING... * WINDS...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR THROUGH THE INTERSTATE 5 CORRIDOR. * TIMING...HE WINDS WILL START TO DIMINISH A LITTLE AFTER DAWN. THE WINDS WILL LIKELY INCREASE AGAIN LATE THIS AFTERNOON. * IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR DRIVERS OF HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS THAT DAMAGING HIGH WINDS OF 58 MPH OR GREATER ARE LIKELY OR IMMINENT. SECURE ALL LOOSE OUTDOOR FURNITURE IN ADVANCE OF THE ONSET OF STRONG WINDS. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE MEDIA SOURCE.
State water officials bolstered existing emergency regulations this month in response to another year of drought. The new rules came with a warning, too: Even tougher restrictions could be on the way if water agencies and their customers don’t step up their conservation efforts.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed legislation with more than $1 billion in spending on water projects.
State lawmakers Thursday sent Gov. Jerry Brown a $1-billion plan that would restock food pantries in parched Central Valley communities and rush bottled water to Californians whose taps are nearly dry.
Last summer, #droughtshaming was born as Californians took to social media to out their neighbors’ water-wasting ways.