This weekend's unseasonably high temperatures cinched a new record for 2015, breaking a mark that had stood for awhile.
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Looks like California will have a ski season and maybe even a winter snowpack.
A scientist reads the latest NOAA report on future tsunamis so you don't have to — and points out the good stuff.
Potentially catastrophic storm heading for Puerto Vallarta "now very close to the theoretical maximum strength for a tropical cyclone on planet Earth."
If you see a yellow-bellied sea snake, take pictures and report the sighting but do not handle this highly venomous creature. OK?
Interstate 5 is bad, but there are A LOT of trucks trapped in the debris flow that covered Highway 58 last night. Intense video inside.
The drought has gone on so long there may be new Angelenos who have never seen the concrete Los Angeles River raging. Hola, El Niño.
A new study looks at blue oak tree rings in the Sierra Nevada. "The 2015 low is unprecedented in the context of the past 500 years," says a journal report.
Hundreds of homes were lost on Saturday night. For generations of hot springs soakers and New Age followers, there is more bad news.
"I was a little shocked just how closely 2015 resembles 1997 visually," says the visualization creator at UCAR.
We had the whole golf course to ourselves. You can too, if it's August in Indio.
Station announces resignation on his official social media accounts. Later in the day his bio dropped off the ABC 7 site.
For the first time anyone has noticed, the giant trees in Sequoia National Park are showing signs of drought distress. Scientists go for a climb.
KCBS and KCAL weatherman has left the duopoly for rival Channel 5.
During one stretch on Saturday, it rained steadily for two hours and lightning flashed across downtown. So why not some pics.
It snowed yesterday in Tioga Pass, Sonora Pass and other higher elevations of the Sierra Nevada.
No rain in sight, but a big rainbow over Mar Vista just before sunset nonetheless.
An echo from the recent past at the scenic brine lake on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada range.
March was warmer than April or May. Last time that happened: 1921.
Tornado genesis from Jim Cantore at the Weather Channel.
Expect a day of rain on Tuesday with snow above 4,500 feet. NWS expects about up to an inch of rain.
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