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  • Santa Anas could bring record highs, increased fire danger

    Santa Anas could bring record highs, increased fire danger
    Santa Ana winds are expected to bring summer-like temperatures over the next few days, with the possibility of record-breaking highs on Wednesday. But the weather that will elicit pangs of jealousy from those living in cold climates also will bring...
  • Record-setting temperatures possible amid red-flag warning

    Record-setting temperatures possible amid red-flag warning
    With summer-like temperatures and gusty winds forecast, a red-flag warning is in effect for much of Southern California through Wednesday. Building high pressure is expected to create an "extended moderate to strong Santa Ana wind event" across Los...
  • L.A.-area fire danger 'about as high as it can be,' forecaster says

    L.A.-area fire danger 'about as high as it can be,' forecaster says
    The fire danger in many parts of Los Angeles and Ventura counties is "about as high as it can be," a meteorologist warned Tuesday. Brush and other natural fuels are dry from a year without much precipitation, Santa Ana winds are blowing strong and...
  • 'Life-threatening' cold settles over Midwest

    'Life-threatening' cold settles over Midwest
    The coldest weather in two decades began to settle over the Midwest on Sunday, prompting officials to warn of "life-threatening" temperatures that sent thermometers plunging and Americans scurrying indoors. Schools canceled Monday classes because of the...
  • L.A. area weather to stay warm and windy

    L.A. area weather to stay warm and windy
    A red-flag warning is in effect until late Monday afternoon for much of Los Angeles and Ventura counties amid above-normal temperatures and wind gusts of up to 50 mph in the mountains. The warning, which indicates higher than normal fire danger, will be...
  • Dangerous 'polar vortex' grips Midwest; 16 below in Chicago

    Dangerous 'polar vortex' grips Midwest; 16 below in Chicago
    A frigid weather system called the polar vortex gripped much of the Midwest on Monday as temperatures dropped to near-record, subzero lows, canceling school classes, grounding thousands of airline flights and prompting authorities to urge residents to...
  • What is a 'polar vortex' and why is it so dangerous?

    What is a 'polar vortex' and why is it so dangerous?
    As of Monday afternoon, the Midwest was battling uncommonly frigid weather that threatened to break some all-time-low temperature records. January is typically cold, but not this cold, with several Midwestern cities such as Chicago gripped by daytime...
  • Red flag warning to expire Monday morning as winds die down

    Red flag warning to expire Monday morning as winds die down
    A red flag warning is likely to expire Monday morning as winds die down and humidity levels rise across the Los Angeles region, forecasters say. The red flag warning, which is issued when weather conditions create fire danger, will be allowed to...
  • Massive Typhoon Haiyan strikes the Philippines

    Massive Typhoon Haiyan strikes the Philippines
    MANILA - One of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded slammed into the Philippines early Friday, and one weather expert warned, “There will be catastrophic damage.” The U.S. Navy's Joint Typhoon Warning Center shortly before Typhoon...
  • Typhoon slams Philippines, causing landslides, outages

    Typhoon slams Philippines, causing landslides, outages
    MANILA, Philippines — The strongest typhoon this year slammed into the Philippines on Friday, setting off landslides, knocking out power in several provinces and cutting communications in the country's central region of island provinces. Four people...
  • Tornado destroys homes in Illinois; NFL game halted in Soldier Field

    Tornado destroys homes in Illinois; NFL game halted in Soldier Field
    Tornadoes destroyed buildings and threatened residents in northern Illinois on Sunday after an unusually strong November storm began to sweep through the Midwest. Photos from witnesses showed shredded homes in Washington, Ill., about 10 miles east of...