Another bout of high heat is expected to reach the Southland next week, with forecasters warning of moderate Santa Ana winds blowing across the area by Monday, and potentially record-setting temperatures by mid-week.
Fire weather will threaten portions of the San Gabriel Mountains and the Antelope Valley Monday, the National Weather Service warned.
Parts of Texas and Louisiana are bracing for flooding and damaging storm surge as Tropical Storm Beta slowly works its way into a part of the country that's already been drenched and battered during a busy hurricane season.
As the Bobcat Fire continued to spew smoke and ash into the air from the Angeles National Forest, regulators extended a smoke advisory across Los Angeles County.
Hurricane Sally has lumbered ashore near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a Category 2 storm, with top winds of 105 mph.
Heat exposure contributed to the deaths of at least three people in Los Angeles County during a record-breaking heat wave over the Labor Day weekend, according to the coroner’s office.
Hurricane Paulette has made a rare landfall in Bermuda as a strong Category 1 storm just hours after the wealthy British territory shuttered schools, government agencies and air and sea ports.
NFL officials have announced that they will be closely monitoring the air quality index ahead of Sunday night’s season opener between the Los Angeles Rams and Dallas Cowboys, potentially delaying the start time due to smoke from wildfires raging across the region.
The Air quality remains unhealthy in the San Gabriel Valley, the San Gabriel Mountains and the Pomona Walnut Valley, officials said Wednesday.
Others around the Bay Area also documented hazy horizons, red suns and gray skies -- all the result of the raging wildfires burning around California, which as of this week had scorched a record-setting 2.3 million acres of earth.
The temperature in Denver dropped so steep so quickly the city recorded the earliest freeze on record going back nearly 150 years, according to a report.
Red flag warnings denoting a high risk of wildfire will be in effect in Southern California Tuesday and Wednesday because of low humidity, strong Santa Ana winds, and vegetation left at "critical levels" of dryness in the aftermath of a "historic heat wave."
The flex alert will be in effect between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. Saturday afternoon and lasting through Monday, Sept. 7.
With dangerous heat levels inland, many people headed to the beach along the Southern California Coast, where temperatures were a good 20 degrees lower.
The holiday heat wave is taking a toll on the Southern California power grid with more than 90,000 Southern California Edison and LA Department of Water and Power customers without power Monday and electricity for some not expected to be restored until Tuesday.
Los Angeles County set an all-time temperature record on Sunday, with a high of 121 degrees at Pierce College in Woodland Hills.
A historic heat wave took hold of the Southland on Saturday, bringing dangerous conditions through the Labor Day holiday and causing an increased danger of wildfires.
A brush fire that appeared to start near the westbound Ronald Reagan (118) Freeway on Saturday quickly grew to four acres and briefly threatened homes in the Porter Ranch area before firefighters slowed it.
Thousands of people across Los Angeles County were without electricity on Saturday amid a record-breaking heat wave, as both Southern California Edison and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power reported scattered outages, with some customers not expected to see their power restored until after sundown.
California is calling people to conserve electricity as the state faces dangerously high temperatures through the Labor Day weekend, which also is sparking concerns that people will pack beaches and spread the coronavirus.