The first taste of fall weather and significant rainfall of the season are in store for the Southland this week.
Following record heat with triple-digit temperatures at the beginning of October, the wet weather is being accompanied by a noticeable cooldown.
Showers and thunderstorms are likely into tonight as a cold storm system tracks into the Los Angeles Basin.
Thunderstorms could even be locally strong with gusty winds, heavy downpours and hail. It is not out of the question that there could be a stray waterspout near the beaches or weak tornado over the land.
Meanwhile, temperatures will be cold enough to support snow in the highest elevations. Snow levels are likely to drop to near 7,000 feet. Cold, windy conditions and snow are possible at the top of the Palm Springs Tram.
A tropical wave west of the Cape Verde Islands looks like it could be the next named tropical storm in the Atlantic Basin.
In order to keep young athletes hydrated and energized, it is important not only to keep them regularly supplied with fluids, but a healthy food selection as well.
Following the thunderstorms of early in the week, Boston will see cooler and less humid through late week.
Following thunderstorms, cooler settles into the Midwest and Northeast through Midweek.
One person is dead, and another remains critically injured after a lightning strike in Southern California.
Predicted algal blooms on Lake Erie this summer not only pose health hazards but also a financial burden to the area.
Hurricane Bertha formed 450 miles east of Jacksonville, FL. Maximum sustained winds of 75 mph with gusts to 90 mph.
Western Pacific (1990)
Typhoon Steve east of Iwo Jimo. Peak winds of 125 mph sustained gusts to 155 mph.
5-12" of rain north of Denver led to serious flash flooding (28th-29th). 108 mobile homes were destroyed and 481 others were damaged in Ft. Collins. 5 people were killed and 40 others injured.