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October 3, 2013
A red flag fire warning for strong to moderate Santa Ana winds and low relative humidity has been issued across Southern California, the National Weather Service said.   The agency said temperatures will be in the 90s in inland areas and that wind gusts up to 70 mph are possible for mountains in Ventura and Los Angeles counties through Sunday, according to the Los Angeles Times . The Los Angeles County Fire Department will be staffing 22 additional firefighter positions as well as two strike teams of fire engines and lighter brush patrol trucks, Inspector Anthony Akins said.
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By Jeremy Oberstein | May 24, 2008
GLENDALE ? Just a week after temperatures raced toward triple digits, Glendale bundled up Friday in the face of plummeting temperatures and a light rainfall that spread drizzle across the region. The drastic change in temperatures ? from May 17, when the National Weather Service recorded a high of 98 degrees in Glendale to Friday, when 64 degrees was the highest point in the mercury ? is a result of an unusual weather pattern that originated in the Great Basin region near Wyoming, weather specialist Stuart Seto said.
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January 17, 2012
After an unseasonably dry and warm winter so far, Southern Californians will be treated to some cooler temperatures this week and maybe even some rain later on, National Weather Service officials said Tuesday. Rain could come as early as Friday and last into the weekend, but the amount hasn't been forecast yet, said Bonnie Bartling, a weather specialist with the National Weather Service. January temperatures have averaged a high of 73 degrees, and one day rose to 86 degrees.
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October 24, 2011
Cloudy skies today will bring cooler temperatures and possible rain showers, according to the National Weather Service. There's a 20% chance of rain in the tri-city area today, but the potential for wet weather is expected to dissipate by Tuesday morning. By Wednesday, sunny skies and moderate Santa Ana winds return, gradually pushing temperatures back into the 80s for the weekend, according to the weather service. ALSO: Crops spring from an urban rooftop Reward for mountain lion poachers now $11,700 -- Jason Wells , Times Community News Twitter: @JasonBretWells Image: National Weather Service
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October 31, 2011
Temperatures were expected to cool down Monday from the weekend, reaching the 70s along the coast, and the 80s inland, according to the National Weather Service. The cooler temperatures should prevail through Tuesday and warm up Wednesday. The end of the week could bring colder-than-normal temperatures and even a “slight” chance of showers, said Bonnie Bartling of the National Weather Service. By Friday, low-pressure troughs could cause temperatures to dip as much as 15 to 20 degrees, she said.
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November 7, 2011
Clear skies may be back, but don't expect daytime temperatures to get past the low-70s through Thursday, when another weather system promises to bring a fresh round of rain, according to the National Weather Service. Overnight lows will also remain chilly ahead of the next storm, which is expected to roll in Thursday evening and produce rain through Sunday. Snow is also likely for the higher elevations of Angeles National Forest. -- Jason Wells , Times Community News Twitter: @JasonBretWells Image: National Weather Service
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November 30, 2011
High wind and red flag warnings were issued Wednesday in anticipation of gusts that could reach 80 mph and create what a spokeswoman called “explosive” fire conditions in Southern California. Intense Santa Ana winds are expected to begin hitting mountain passes in Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura counties Wednesday afternoon and continue into Friday, the National Weather Service said. Advisories warn that the winds could take down trees and power lines, spread debris and create hazardous driving conditions.
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July 11, 2002
Glendale residents took time out from a hot day to go swimming during recreational swim hours at the Hoover High School pool Wednesday. The high temperature for Glendale was 96 degrees Wednesday, National Weather Service weather specialist Stuart Seto said. Partly cloudy skies are expected as a moisture surge from the southeast is expected to move through Glendale over the weekend and through Tuesday. A new safety tip released by the National Weather Service is to reduce protein intake during hotter days.
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November 4, 2011
Rain and a slight chance of thunderstorms today should break up into mostly clear skies by late tonight, according to the National Weather Service, but the respite will be short lived. After a sunny but brisk Saturday -- with daytime temperatures not expected to get past 60 degrees -- another low pressure system is expected to move in, bringing with it a 70% chance of rain on Sunday. The region is in the middle of an up-and-down rollercoaster forecast. After a stormy Sunday, clear skies and warmer temperatures are expected Monday through Wednesday.
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May 1, 2014
Good morning, readers! Today is Friday, May 2. Weather for the Glendale area is expected to drop slightly with a high of 94 and a low of 63 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. In the news from your area: After eight years of serving on the Burbank City Council, David Gordon was selected - for the first time - to serve as the city's mayor. The Glendale City Council are scheduled next week to discuss comments made by one of their own, Dave Weaver, regarding groping allegations.
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By Jean Merl | March 1, 2014
Southern California braced for more rain -- and possible tornadoes and thunderstorms -- Saturday afternoon from a powerful Pacific storm that earlier prompted evacuations in several fire-ravaged hillside communities, the Los Angeles Times reports.  Those areas so far have managed to escape any major damage, but mandatory evacuation orders remained in place for parts of Glendora, Monrovia and Azusa. Early Saturday mud from an unstable hillside in Azusa oozed into the backyard of one home.
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January 16, 2014
Good morning, locals! Today is Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. The Glendale-area can expect to see a high of 84 degrees and a low of 48, according to forecasters at the National Weather Service . We're rounding up the top news items in the region: The U.S. House of Representatives passed a provision yesterday, inserted by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), that aims to reduce helicopter noise in the airspace over Los Angeles County, including the San Fernando Valley , where residents have complained about the noise for years.
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January 15, 2014
Greetings, 818 readers! Today is Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Locals in the Glendale-area can expect to see a high of 84 and low of 49, according to forecasters at the National Weather Service. We're rounding up the top news items in the region: Strong Santa Ana winds and low humidities are putting the Los Angeles mountains on high fire weather alert, according to the National Weather Service . The agency announced a red flag warning on Monday morning until at least 6 p.m. on Wednesday for the Los Angeles basin, including the Santa Clarita Valley, Western San Fernando Valley and Eastern Ventura County, the NWS reports.
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January 13, 2014
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 Angeles and Ventura counties through Wednesday afternoon, with potential gusts of over 60 mph in the mountains and up to 50 mph in the valleys, according to the National Weather Service. The high winds and low humidity, along with built-up stores of dry fuel and a lack of rain, prompted the weather service to issue the red-flag warning -- meaning critical fire conditions -- for all of Ventura County and most of Los Angeles County, according to the Los Angeles Times . Temperatures are expected to increase as the week wears on, with the potential to set records.
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December 31, 2013
Mild weather on Tuesday will give way to a brisk  New Year's Eve , followed by a pleasant, sunny day for the annual Tournament of Roses Parade and Rose Bowl game in Pasadena, forecasters say. New Year's Eve revelers can expect the temperature to fall to about 50 degrees at 11 p.m. with no precipitation in the forecast, the Los Angeles Times reported. For the New Year's Day festivities in Pasadena, parade watchers would do well to bundle up for the early morning hours, with overnight lows expected to be in the mid-40s, according to the  National Weather Service . Temperatures will climb to about 76 degrees for game time at the Rose Bowl, where Standford will take on Michigan State.
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By Ari Bloomekatz | November 4, 2013
Strong Santa Ana winds expected to hit the Southland on Monday night will create dangerous fire conditions, weather officials said. A wind advisory  is in effect for the Los Angeles County mountains, excluding the Santa Monica range, from 10 p.m. Monday until noon Tuesday, with gusts potentially reaching 40 to 50 mph, the Los Angeles Times reported . A red flag warning was also issued for the mountains from 10 p.m. Monday evening through...
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October 3, 2013
A red flag fire warning for strong to moderate Santa Ana winds and low relative humidity has been issued across Southern California, the National Weather Service said.   The agency said temperatures will be in the 90s in inland areas and that wind gusts up to 70 mph are possible for mountains in Ventura and Los Angeles counties through Sunday, according to the Los Angeles Times . The Los Angeles County Fire Department will be staffing 22 additional firefighter positions as well as two strike teams of fire engines and lighter brush patrol trucks, Inspector Anthony Akins said.
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July 2, 2013
High temperatures are expected to continue Tuesday across Southern California with a special heat advisory for many low-level mountain ranges. The excessive-heat warning will remain in effect until 9 p.m. for mountains in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, where temperatures could top 100 degrees, t he L.A. Times reported. Temperatures aren't expected to subside much in the tri-city area heading into the July 4 weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
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May 1, 2013
Red flag warnings were issued Wednesday across Southern California as heat and dry winds were expected to turn Los Angeles and Ventura County mountains and valleys into a tinderbox. The National Weather Service said the red flag warnings would be in effect through Thursday for the mountains of Los Angeles and Ventura counties, the Santa Monica Mountains, the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys and Ventura County valleys, the L.A. Times reported. Temperatures on Friday could rise past 100 degrees from Burbank to Pasadena, according to the weather service.
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