Beach closures announced in LA, OC counties amid summer storm

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Due to a storm that’s made for potentially unsafe conditions, officials have announced closures for some beaches in Orange and Los Angeles counties.  

Mother Nature put on quite the show in Southern California as a summer storm produced thunderstorms, lightning, gusty winds, and rain overnight.

The following beaches are currently closed:

  • The city of Laguna Beach said beaches will remain closed until 30 minutes after the lightning storm passes.
  • Officials in Newport Beach noted that due to lightning strikes near the coastline, lifeguards have closed beaches from the Newport Pier to Corona del mar as a precaution.
  • Long Beach officials said all beaches and waterways are closed at this time.

No other beach closures have been announced. Check back for updates.