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Weather News for Riverside (Presidential Park), California

 
April 10, 2017
Rainy Season grinds to a halt - posted 2:13 AM
Following a relatively wet few months from December through February in the region, March ended up rather dry while an extended heat spell lasted for most of the month. The last significant rain ...
 
March 25, 2017
Site Maintenance Saturday, March 25th - posted 4:32 PM
WeatherCurrents will be down for maintenance Saturday night, sometime between 8pm and 11pm PDT. Thanks for your patience as we perform some updates.
 
March 21, 2017
Long March heat spell finally ends, rain on the way - posted 6:18 PM
An extended period of above-average heat and dryness, that has lasted since near the beginning of the month, is finally ending this week as low pressure moves in and brings rain with it. March 2 ...
 
March 5, 2017
Light rainfall to dampen first March Sunday; warmer weather ahead - posted 9:46 AM
Spring is on the way, but you'd not know it with the weather outside today. Skies this morning are ominous. Fortunately, this afternoon's rain will be light, the accompanying wind short lived, an ...
 
March 2, 2017
Wet rainy season, season totals already exceed entire seasonal averages - posted 12:18 AM
The surge of wet weather from December through February thus far has pushed many communities' season totals past their entire seasonal averages as March begins. For the first time in many years, ...
 
March 1, 2017
Storm Totals: February 26th-28th, 2017 - posted 11:40 PM
Two storms brought rain and wind to the region on the last several days of February, with the second storm being generally stronger than the first. The first storm arrived early Sunday morning, ...
 
February 22, 2017
Storm Totals: February 17th-19th, 2017 - posted 9:21 PM
A wet, windy Pacific storm hammered the region Friday, with lingering showers bringing additional rainfall over the weekend. Rain was rather heavy in most areas Friday evening, along with excess ...
 
February 13, 2017
Storm Totals: February 10th-11th, 2017 - posted 6:33 PM
A weak storm hit the region Friday night and continued into Saturday morning, bringing mostly light showers, however a strong cell had been reported in Moreno Valley Saturday evening, as well has ...
 
February 9, 2017
Storm Totals: February 6th-8th, 2017 - posted 12:29 AM
Several storms brought moderate showers to the region this week, giving a decent start to what is typically the wettest month of the year in Southern California. Storm totals from Monday through ...
 
January 27, 2017
Storm Totals: January 19th-24th, 2017 - posted 11:37 PM
A barrage of wet winter storms hit Southern California over the last week, resulting in the wettest storm period in nearly seven years in the region. The first storm arrived from the north on Th ...
 
January 22, 2017
Flash Flood Warnings in effect this evening - posted 4:35 PM
The current storm is bringing sustained heavy rain to the Inland Empire this afternoon, and has caused significantly large flows in creeks, rivers and low-lying areas. The National Weather Servi ...
 
January 18, 2017
Three powerful storms set to bring heavy rain this weekend - posted 5:13 PM
Three very wet storms are forecast to hit the region beginning Wednesday night, with high chances of rain all the way through Monday. Thunderstorms are also possible. Between three and six inche ...
 
January 14, 2017
Storm Totals: January 12th-13th, 2017 - posted 7:26 PM
Another in the series of wet storms this week brought significant rain to the region, continuing a cool, wet January this year. Thursday's storm was the fourth of the week, and the wettest of th ...
 
January 12, 2017
Storm Totals: January 9th-11th, 2017 (updated) - posted 9:48 PM
The jet stream has directed numerous consecutive Pacific storms towards Southern California this week, leading to occasionally heavy rain, mountain snow, and flooding across the region. The firs ...
 
Storm Totals: January 4th-5th, 2017 - posted 8:44 PM
A weak Pacific storm brought showers to the region during the first week of the new year, with rain totals mostly between 1/4 and 1/2 an inch. The storm arrived in Simi Valley before the rest of ...
 
No Forecasts Thursday, January 12th - posted 6:37 AM
We will resume publishing forecasts Friday morning. Apologies for any inconvenience this might cause.
 
January 4, 2017
Storm Totals: December 29th, 2016 - January 2nd, 2017 - posted 12:46 AM
Unsettled, cold, wet weather dominated the final days of 2016 in Southern California and into the new year. Several Pacific storms delivered rain and mountain snow to the region. The first storm ...
 
December 25, 2016
Storm Totals: December 21st-24th, 2016 - posted 3:23 AM
A series of storms brought unsettled weather, wind, rain and mountain snow to the region last week. Of the three storms, the first and third were cold Pacific storms, while the second one drew su ...
 
December 23, 2016
Heavy rains hit region this week - posted 4:22 PM
Two slow-moving low pressure systems brought rain, wind, and even some thunder and lightning to the region this week. Minor street flooding was reported in some inland communities Wednesday night ...
 
December 18, 2016
Storm Totals: December 15th-17th, 2016 - posted 1:53 PM
A slow-moving, moisture-rich Pacific storm rolled through the region Thursday evening, bringing healthy rains well into Friday and Saturday morning. The wetter locations received between 1 and j ...
 
December 14, 2016
No Forecasts Wednesday, December 14th - posted 6:00 AM
Our apologies for this. We'll resume forecasts tomorrow morning, Thursday.
 
December 4, 2016
Santa Ana Winds hit region Friday - posted 10:43 AM
A rather ferocious round of the notorious Santa Ana Winds swept through the region on Friday, causing minor damage, kicking up dust and affecting overnight temperatures. The winds arrived late W ...
 
November 29, 2016
Storm Totals: November 26th-28th, 2016 - posted 2:23 PM
A series of cold Pacific storms brought rain to the region over the weekend, followed by dense fog in some inland communities overnight. The first storm arrived on Saturday and was generally the ...
 
November 24, 2016
Storm Totals: November 20th-21st, 2016 - posted 1:49 AM
The first real storm of Autumn brought much-needed rain to the region Sunday night and Monday, with totals generally ranging from 1/3 of an inch to just under 1 inch. Rain entered the region fro ...
 
November 16, 2016
No forecasts Wednesday, Nov 16th - posted 6:46 AM
Our apologies on this. We'll resume forecasts tomorrow morning on Thursday.
 
November 2, 2016
No Forecasts Wednesday, November 2nd - posted 5:50 AM
Our apologies, we'll return to publishing forecasts tomorrow morning.
 
October 31, 2016
Storm Totals: October 30th, 2016 (updated) - posted 3:46 AM
A weak trough delivered light rain and wind to the region Sunday, leaving residual moisture into Monday morning. Storm totals for most communities was less than 1/10 of an inch. Some areas did n ...
 
October 29, 2016
Friday storm fizzles south and east of Los Angeles - posted 4:06 AM
A fast-moving low pressure system swept down California on Friday, with forecasts originally calling for a tenth of an inch for inland areas. The storm quickly fell apart after passing through t ...
 
Storm Totals: October 23rd-24th, 2016 - posted 3:51 AM
A significant low pressure system brought rain to the region Sunday and Monday, generally performing somewhat above expectations. Precipitation totals varied widely, with mostly higher totals in ...
 
October 19, 2016
Storm Totals: October 17th, 2016 - posted 12:20 AM
A low pressure trough skirted Southern California on Monday, bringing cooler temperatures and light showers with it. Rainfall was sporadic at best, with totals under 1/10 of an inch in most comm ...
 
September 22, 2016
Storm Totals: September 20th-21st, 2016 - posted 5:26 AM
Remnants of Tropical Storm Paine combined with low pressure off Southern California's coastline created conditions for rainfall across parts of the region this week. Not a lot of thunder and lig ...
 
September 20, 2016
Tropical moisture brings rain to region Tuesday - posted 3:21 PM
A low pressure system off the coast of Southern California combined with tropical moisture from former Tropical Storm Paine to the south is bringing light rainfall to the region Tuesday. The sys ...
 
July 14, 2016
2015-2016 Rain Season Review and Totals - posted 3:46 PM
A strong El Nino delivered little rainfall to the region during the disappointing 2015-16 water year, contrary to predictions made in late 2015. The 2015-16 water finished as the fifth consecutiv ...
 
June 20, 2016
Severe June heat wave scorches region, records shattered - posted 1:38 PM
A strong high pressure system over northern Mexico combined with dry offshore flow brought triple-digits to much of the region Sunday, and it's expected to only be hotter on Monday. Temperatures ...
 
May 18, 2016
May Gray drizzle on Sunday, thunderstorms reported Tuesday - posted 7:50 PM
A deep marine layer, typically associated with May Gray during this time of the year, brought measurable precipitation to some communities on Sunday. Unstable weather, including isolated thunders ...
 
May 11, 2016
Storm Totals: May 4th-7th, 2016 - posted 2:46 AM
A period of unsettled weather brought scattered showers to parts of the region early this month. Storm totals varied widely depending on geographic location. Precipitation amounts were greatest ...
 
April 29, 2016
Strong winds and showers hammer region Monday - posted 7:44 PM
A wind-driven low pressure system brought scattered showers, cold temperatures and strong winds to much of the region Monday. The low pressure system ended a long heat spell that had been in pla ...
 
April 22, 2016
Storm Totals: April 7th-12th, 2016 - posted 12:24 AM
Several storms made their way through the region between Thursday the 7th and Tuesday the 12th, bringing unsettled weather and thunderstorms to some communities. Rain from the first storm in the ...
 
April 4, 2016
Storm Totals: March 28th-31st, 2016 - posted 7:53 AM
Unsettled weather dominated the last few days of March, as slow-moving low pressure brought cool, windy, and sometimes wet weather to the region. Precipitation totals did not amount to much, how ...
 
March 15, 2016
Light showers early Monday morning - posted 12:06 AM
A weak low pressure system brought scattered light rain showers to parts of the region early Monday morning, with amounts totaling mostly under 1/10 of an inch. Storm totals were led by Beaumont ...
 
March 12, 2016
Storm Totals: March 11th, 2016 - posted 9:50 PM
The third storm in a relatively busy March thus far brought waves of rain, wind and mountain snow to the region Friday. A cold front swept down the state Friday, arriving in Southern California ...
 
March 9, 2016
Storm Totals: March 7th-8th, 2016 - posted 2:52 AM
Another cold front brushed through the region Monday, bringing unstable weather Monday morning and steadier showers later that day. The storm followed a cold front that also brought rain to the r ...
 
March 6, 2016
Storm Totals: March 5th-6th, 2016 (updated) - posted 5:02 PM
A cold front, the first in many weeks, swept through the region Saturday evening, bringing showers and cool temperatures with it. Precipitation totals were mostly under 1/2 an inch, with the not ...
 
February 19, 2016
Storm Totals: February 17th-18th, 2016 - posted 5:30 PM
The region received the first rains in nearly three weeks as a fast-moving storm front moved across the state Thursday night through Friday morning, interrupting an unusually warm, dry February t ...
 
February 16, 2016
What happened to El Nino? Warm and dry weather dominates February - posted 3:07 PM
A strong El Nino has been present in the equatorial Pacific Ocean this winter, however, the anticipated heavy rains typically associated with strong El Nino conditions have yet to materialize in ...
 
February 3, 2016
Storm Totals: January 31st, 2016 - posted 10:48 PM
A cold, wind-driven storm front brought much-needed rain and mountain snow to the region Sunday, along with cold temperatures and blustery winds at many locations. Precipitation totals varied wi ...
 
January 11, 2016
Storm Totals: January 4th-7th, 2016 - posted 12:51 AM
A parade of relatively wet storms greeted the new year, bringing much-needed rains to Southern California this week, boosting season totals and providing temporary drought relief to the region. T ...
 
December 31, 2015
Storm Totals: December 28th-29th, 2015 - posted 4:07 PM
A weak front passed over the region late Monday and early Tuesday, bringing light showers to some communities. Storm totals amounted to mostly under 1/10 of an inch, with the exception of Hemet ...
 
December 26, 2015
Storm Totals: December 24th-25th, 2015 - posted 4:12 PM
A weak, but cold storm front brought scattered showers to the region late Christmas Eve and early Christmas morning. Precipitation totals were mostly under 1/10 of an inch, with the exception of ...
 
Strong, gusty winds Saturday - posted 4:00 PM
Strong offshore flow, due in part to a high pressure system over the Great Basin, is fanning excessive dry winds over the region Saturday, resulting in poor air quality and power outages. Humidi ...
 
December 24, 2015
Cold, wet Christmas week - posted 2:40 PM
A series of cold storms have hit the region this week as the polar jet stream continues to target Southern California. Several storm fronts brought showers to the region over the course of Monda ...
 
December 21, 2015
Storm Totals: December 19th, 2015 - posted 2:47 AM
Yet another fast-moving storm brought rain to the region Saturday evening, with rain amounts totaling up to just over a quarter of an inch. Like many of our storms so far this rainy season, this ...
 
December 15, 2015
Storm Totals: December 13th-14th, 2015 - posted 3:19 PM
A fast-moving trough moved quickly across the region Sunday evening, and brought showers that lasted until shortly after midnight Monday. The trough also left a cold air mass over Southern Califo ...
 
December 13, 2015
Storm Totals: December 10th-12th, 2015 - posted 2:49 PM
A windy cold front swept through the region late Thursday night and Friday, bringing mostly overnight showers to the area. Precipitation totals amounted to less than 1/4 of an inch in most commu ...
 
November 29, 2015
Storm Totals: November 25th-27th, 2015 (updated) - posted 1:39 PM
A series of shortwave troughs brought light amounts of rain to the region Tuesday night through Thursday, with snow levels above 7,000 feet. The final trough brought the most rain to some locatio ...
 
November 17, 2015
Sunday front brings more wind than rain - posted 3:46 PM
A fast-moving front swept across the region Sunday, bringing widespread winds but little rain. Most locations did not record any measurable precipitation, and others generally recorded less than ...
 
November 12, 2015
Monday storm fizzles, Santa Ana Winds make a comeback - posted 5:05 PM
A low pressure system that brought modest rain and snow to most of the state fizzled for the region Monday and Tuesday. Little precipitation, if any, was recorded at most stations in the region. ...
 
November 4, 2015
October 2015 was one of the warmest on record - posted 5:28 PM
Across nearly all of Southern California, October 2015 was one of the warmest Octobers ever observed. This follows a very warm October in 2014 as well, and a warm 2015 thus far. In the WeatherCu ...
 
Storm Totals: November 2nd-4th, 2015 - posted 4:41 PM
Autumn arrived Monday, as a long-awaited cold front swept through the region Monday - bringing an unusually warm October to an end and more seasonable weather to the region. The cold front brough ...
 
October 17, 2015
Storm Totals: October 14th-16th, 2015 - posted 12:20 AM
A low pressure system with tropical influence brought sporadic thunderstorms to the region beginning Wednesday this week, continuing into early Thursday before maintaining a marine layer influenc ...
 
October 7, 2015
Storm Totals: October 4th-5th, 2015 - posted 4:35 PM
A low pressure system swept down California last weekend, bringing showers and cooler temperatures with it. Rain began early Sunday morning in the region, and continued as showers throughout the ...
 
September 17, 2015
Storm Totals: September 15th-16th, 2015 - posted 6:39 PM
Remnants of former Hurricane Linda produced more consistent showers on Tuesday, with residual showers continuing into Wednesday in some communities. Rain totals were quite high for the time of y ...
 
September 13, 2015
Storm Totals: September 8th-9th, 2015 - posted 3:05 PM
Remnants of former Hurricane Linda produced persistent thunderstorm activity, increased humidity, and high heat across the region last week. Most of the thunderstorm activity took place between ...
 
September 8, 2015
Thunderstorms break west of mountains Tuesday afternoon - posted 5:05 PM
Monsoonal moisture, coupled with remnants of former Tropical Storm Linda, produced the right conditions for thunderstorms Tuesday. Initially expected to be limited to the mountains, thunderstorms ...
 
September 1, 2015
El Nino drought-buster next winter? Long-term forecast - posted 5:31 PM
The Climate Prediction Center has issued an El Nino Advisory, indicating a greater than 85 percent chance that an El Nino will persist through the Spring of 2016. Since 1950, three strong El Nin ...
 
August 12, 2015
New home needed for Jurupa Valley weather station - posted 5:17 AM
WeatherCurrents needs to relocate its Jurupa Valley weather station in the next couple of months, and is looking for a volunteer to host the station at their home or business. If you are a weathe ...
 
July 20, 2015
Saturday was the coolest July day in over 20 years inland - posted 4:02 PM
Saturday, July 18th, was a muggy day with temperatures dampened by thunderstorms and persistent showers. High temperatures at WeatherCurrents stations ranged between 70 and 80 degrees Saturday, ...
 
Record July rainfall: July 18th-20th, 2015 (updated) - posted 3:34 PM
Historic rainfall occurred this weekend all across the region, during what is typically one of the driest months of the year. Remnants of former Hurricane Dolores delivered bountiful rains to So ...
 
July 18, 2015
Thunderstorms popping up Saturday morning (updated) - posted 7:57 AM
Tropical moisture, including remnants of former Hurricane Dolores, is pushing upwards over Southern California Saturday and is already causing clusters of thunderstorms to develop. Saturday morn ...
 
July 1, 2015
2014-2015 Rain Season Review and Totals - posted 12:33 PM
The region saw a fourth consecutive water year to feature below-average rainfall during the 2014-15 season. El Nino conditions were present in the equatorial Pacific during the 2014-15 winter, b ...
 
June 30, 2015
Monsoonal moisture pushes west of the mountains Tuesday - posted 2:47 PM
The latest incursion of monsoonal moisture has made it west of the San Jacinto Mountains Tuesday afternoon, interrupting and dampening what was a hot, dry summer day. Thunderstorms have been rep ...
 
June 1, 2015
Backwards Spring this year - posted 8:16 PM
Throughout the majority of WeatherCurrents stations and elsewhere in Southern California, Spring 2015 has followed a backwards trend starting with an extraordinarily warm March, and each month si ...
 
May 24, 2015
Isolated showers this weekend - posted 1:38 PM
Continued troughs combined with a deep marine layer has produced scattered showers across the region over the weekend, beginning on Friday. Rain totals have been fairly low, as no more than one ...
 
May 15, 2015
Storm Totals: May 14th-15th, 2015 (updated) - posted 10:20 PM
A another cold, late-season Pacific Storm - the second of this May so far - distributed uneven amounts of rain and mountain snow to Southern California this week. Precipitation totals for the st ...
 
May 10, 2015
Storm Totals: May 7th-8th, 2015 - posted 1:52 PM
A cold, late-season storm rolled into the region Thursday, bringing overnight rain and showers, as well as snow to the local mountains. Following multiple troughs responsible for the cool weathe ...
 
May 2, 2015
April was cooler than March at most locations - posted 4:30 PM
At most WeatherCurrents sites, April 2015 averaged slightly cooler than March, when normally the opposite occurs. Average temperatures for April ranged between 0.1 and 4.7 degrees cooler than th ...
 
April 26, 2015
Storm Totals: April 24-26th, 2015 - posted 11:01 AM
A series of weak troughs delivered scant rainfall to the region between Friday and Sunday. Precipitation totals were widely variable. Amounts as high as 1.15 inches was reported in Cherry Valley ...
 
April 9, 2015
Storm Totals: April 7th-8th, 2015 - posted 4:30 PM
A weak cold front swept down the state Tuesday, and brought scattered rain to parts of the region Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. Most communities recorded less than a tenth of an inc ...
 
March 27, 2015
Summer-like heat parches region Friday - posted 6:05 PM
Southern California caught an early glimpse of summer Thursday and Friday, as unseasonably warm temperatures associated with Offshore Flow were responsible for soaring temperatures. In the Weath ...
 
March 24, 2015
Riverside Canyon Crest weather station down for relocation - posted 5:09 AM
We're changing hosts for our Canyon Crest weather station. Current weather will be down for a while (probably a few weeks) while we make the change. Thanks Jim Ness of Inland Empire News Radio f ...
 
March 20, 2015
Isolated showers reported Wednesday - posted 7:01 PM
A low pressure system briefly cooled our unseasonably warm weather Wednesday, and brought light rain to some locations. Only three WeatherCurrents stations recorded measurable rainfall. Beaumont ...
 
March 15, 2015
Record high temperatures this weekend - posted 5:25 PM
A very warm, dry offshore wind event has resulted in numerous daily and monthly record high temperatures being surpassed all over Southern California this weekend. High temperatures exceeded 90 ...
 
March 3, 2015
Storm Totals: February 28th - March 3rd, 2015 - posted 8:55 PM
A series of storms brought scattered rain and mountain snow to the region, each storm varying in intensity and dynamics. The first storm arrived Saturday, although many communities did not recor ...
 
February 23, 2015
Storm Totals: February 22nd-23rd, 2015 (updated) - posted 6:04 PM
An inside slider storm delivered rain to the region Sunday evening and Monday, bringing cool temperatures with it. The storm was the first of the month, interrupting an unusually warm, dry Februa ...
 
February 10, 2015
Santa Ana winds to affect region this week - posted 1:32 PM
Strong Santa Ana winds are predicted to blow through the region beginning Wednesday this week, lasting through Friday. The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch for the Inland Em ...
 
January 31, 2015
Friday storm fizzles, return to warm and dry next week - posted 3:20 PM
A cutoff low brought isolated showers to the region on Friday, however the storm underperformed and many communities did not record any rainfall at all. The cutoff low was the second consecutive ...
 
January 27, 2015
Storm Totals: January 26th, 2015 - posted 8:31 AM
A warm, subtropical storm brought rain to the region Monday. A low pressure system over Baja California pulled subtropical moisture northwards into Southern California, putting an end to dry, win ...
 
January 12, 2015
Storm Totals: January 10th-11th, 2015 - posted 9:20 PM
A slow-moving cut-off low pressure system brought rain to the region Saturday and Sunday, however timing allowed the storm to bring most of the precipitation to Los Angeles and Ventura counties o ...
 
January 4, 2015
2014: One of the warmest on record - posted 7:31 PM
WeatherCurrents stations in Temecula, Murrieta, Menifee, Hemet, Lake Elsinore and Riverside (Canyon Crest) all recorded their warmest year yet in 2014. In Temecula, where records date back to 19 ...
 
December 31, 2014
Storm Totals: December 30th-31st, 2014 - posted 9:17 PM
A cold Gulf of Alaska storm impacted the region Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, interacting with Offshore Flow overnight to produce snow at low elevations. Inland communities already began ...
 
Snow blankets Inland valleys, foothills Wednesday morning - posted 3:41 PM
The snow queen paid a rare visit to Inland residents on early New Years Eve, with the snow levels falling down to 1,300 feet, and down to 1,000 feet in southwestern Riverside County. This was the ...
 
December 30, 2014
Snow level could fall down to 2,000 feet overnight - posted 9:10 PM
A cold Pacific storm, from the Gulf of Alaska, swept into the region Tuesday amid an already cold air mass over Southern California. The National Weather Service is predicting snow levels to fal ...
 
December 19, 2014
Storm Totals: December 16th-17th, 2014 - posted 8:06 AM
A series of Pacific storm fronts swept down California this week, although becoming weak and fizzling out upon entering Southern California. The first storm entered the region late Monday night, ...
 
December 14, 2014
Storm Totals: December 12th-13th, 2014 (updated) - posted 10:55 AM
A major Pacific storm with subtropical moisture delivered widespread heavy rainfall to the region Friday, with residual showers affecting some communities early Saturday. Rain amounts from the s ...
 
December 5, 2014
Storm Totals: December 2nd-4th, 2014 (updated) - posted 8:46 PM
A series of very wet Pacific storms brought heavy rain to the region this week, and were the first widespread major storms to affect the area in quite some time. The first storm generally did no ...
 
November 30, 2014
Storm Totals: November 30th, 2014 - posted 11:23 PM
A weak trough brought unsettled weather, cooler temperatures, and scattered showers to the region Sunday, with rain totals ranging from under 1/10 of an inch to under half an inch in favorable lo ...
 
November 21, 2014
Storm Totals: November 20th-21st, 2014 (updated) - posted 11:48 PM
An inside slider-type storm moved through the region late Thursday night and Friday morning, bringing scattered rainfall, thunderstorms and even hail to some locations. Storm totals ranged from ...
 
November 15, 2014
Showers reported Friday morning - posted 5:49 PM
Some Inland Empire residents woke up to light rain and wet roads Friday morning, as a weak low pressure system moved through the region. Rainfall was sporadic at best, with only seven stations r ...
 
November 2, 2014
Storm Totals: October 31st - November 2nd, 2014 - posted 4:04 PM
A cold front swept through Southern California late Halloween night, bringing scattered rainfall and cooler temperatures with it. Most of the rainfall occurred during the early morning hours of S ...
 
September 9, 2014
Storm Totals: September 7th-8th, 2014 - posted 9:31 AM
Remnants of Hurricane Norbert combined with monsoonal moisture helped produce thunderstorms in Southern California on Sunday and Monday. Rainfall totals were highly variable, ranging from over 3 ...
 
August 21, 2014
Storm Totals: August 20th, 2014 - posted 11:26 AM
A low pressure system off Baja California sent a wave of thunderstorms across the region yesterday. Most of the thunderstorm activity took place from approximately 1:15 AM through the early afte ...
 
August 20, 2014
Thunderstorms hit inland Wednesday morning - posted 8:37 AM
A low pressure system off the Baja California coast is responsible for the thunderstorms that reached Southern California shortly after 1 AM Wednesday morning, and have continued since then. Hig ...
 
August 4, 2014
Storm Totals: August 2nd-4th, 2014 (revised) - posted 12:43 PM
A slow-moving high pressure system and its associated monsoonal moisture brought widespread rainfall to Southern California last weekend. Saturday and Sunday were mostly cloudy across the region ...
 
August 2, 2014
Thunderstorms push west Saturday, widespread showers - posted 3:45 PM
Thunderstorms, courtesy of a slow-moving upper High Pressure system, is bringing scattered rainfall to the region Saturday. This is forecast to continue into Sunday. Thundershowers moved west of ...
 
July 28, 2014
Thunderstorms return Sunday, early Monday - posted 10:56 PM
Monsoonal moisture produced showers in some parts of the region Sunday and early Monday morning. Several WeatherCurrents stations recorded rainfall - Temecula recorded a light .01"  , and D ...
 
July 25, 2014
Temperatures soar Thursday, thundershowers reported Friday - posted 10:12 PM
Thursday brought widespread triple-digit heat to the region, prompting the National Weather Service to issue heat advisories in several counties. Thundershowers were also reported in parts of San ...
 
July 1, 2014
2013-2014 Rain Season Review and Totals - posted 12:12 PM
The 2013-14 rainy season saw a third consecutive below-average rainfall season across Southern California. Like the previous season, Neutral conditions were present in the equatorial Pacific, an ...
 
June 11, 2014
2014 a stubbornly warm year to date - posted 9:35 PM
Temperatures since January 1st, 2014 all the way through June 11th (as of this writing) have been consistently warmer than normal in the region, according to records. In Temecula, of the 161 day ...
 
May 14, 2014
Santa Ana Winds spark wildfires Wednesday, road closures - posted 3:54 PM
A large number of wildfires are burning in parts of Southern California today, threatening homes and closing highways in many areas. These fires are being fanned by the notorious Santa Ana Winds ...
 
May 10, 2014
Sporadic light showers reported near Beaumont on Tuesday - posted 9:30 PM
Several communities were affected by a passing low pressure system back on Tuesday, May 6th. This brought light showers to favored locations, mainly in or near the San Bernardino Mountains. Weat ...
 
April 30, 2014
Gusty Santa Ana Winds batter region Wednesday - posted 1:10 PM
A round of Santa Ana Winds arrived in the region Tuesday, bringing single-digit humidities, very warm temperatures and haze with it. Wind gusts so far have exceeded 40mph in favored locations, w ...
 
April 27, 2014
Storm Totals: April 25th-26th, 2014 (updated) - posted 3:00 PM
A late-season Pacific storm brought rain and wind to most of the region overnight Friday and Saturday. Rainfall was highest in the Riverside-San Bernardino valley and vicinity, which is not typi ...
 
April 3, 2014
Storm Totals: April 1st-2nd, 2014 - posted 2:55 PM
The second storm of Spring brought more scattered showers to the region Tuesday and Wednesday, with most rain activity being confined to the overnight hours on both days. Precipitation totals ra ...
 
March 29, 2014
Did you feel it? Friday night earthquake rattles region - posted 11:37 AM
A small earthquake, centered approximately 1 mile southeast of La Habra and 3 miles north of Fullerton, shook the region at 9:09 PM Friday night. The earthquake was measured at a magnitude of 5.1 ...
 
March 28, 2014
Storm Totals: March 26th-27th, 2014 - posted 2:18 PM
A weak Pacific storm brought scattered rainfall to the region Wednesday, with some areas getting continued showers on Thursday. The storm was very sporadic in nature, bringing heavier showers to ...
 
March 3, 2014
Storm Totals: February 28th - March 2nd, 2014 (updated) - posted 9:16 AM
A major Pacific storm produced heavy rain, thunderstorms, wind and flooding throughout the region Friday and Saturday, with residual showers still lingering Sunday morning. The storm brought the ...
 
March 2, 2014
Storm Totals: February 26th - February 27th, 2014 - posted 1:16 AM
A small storm rolled through the region on the morning of Thursday the 27th, preceding an even larger, wetter storm on Friday and Saturday. Simi Valley was the first to receive rainfall late Wedn ...
 
February 28, 2014
French Valley Rain Gauge Inoperable; Forecasts Late for Friday - posted 7:19 AM
Forecasts will be late Friday morning for most locations while we replace a bad rain gauge at WeatherCurrents' French Valley location. The rain gauge became inoperable sometime before Wednesday ...
 
February 15, 2014
Unseasonably warm temperatures to end soon - posted 11:00 AM
High Pressure and offshore flow helped generate very warm temperatures and dry conditions this week, not commonly seen in February. High temperatures ranged from in the 80 degree range to the lo ...
 
February 8, 2014
Storm Totals: February 6th-7th, 2014 - posted 4:23 PM
A weak Pacific storm, the second of the month, produced on and off showers Thursday ad early Friday across the region. Rain totals were highest in the eastern valleys, which is uncommon for winte ...
 
February 1, 2014
Storm Totals: January 30th-31st, 2014 - posted 3:26 PM
A weak storm brought scattered rainfall to the region Thursday and Friday. For most stations, this was the first measurable rainfall since December 20th, ending a 40-day winter dry spell. Some co ...
 
January 11, 2014
Winter a no-show so far - posted 6:19 PM
The new year has started out warm and dry for the region, due to a stationary high pressure ridge over the area. This has brought a long stretch of unseasonably warm, dry, and often windy weather ...
 
December 20, 2013
Storm Totals: December 19th-20th, 2013 (updated) - posted 11:02 AM
A cold Pacific storm brought rain to the region Thursday, ending a mid-month warm spell. Showers began early Thursday morning and continued on and off throughout the day. As the storm exited the ...
 
December 8, 2013
Storm Totals: December 7th, 2013 (updated) - posted 3:12 PM
Another cut-off low resulted in showers for the region on Saturday. This storm was a cold one, however, snow levels did not fall down to the anticipated elevation of 3,000 feet above sea level. S ...
 
November 30, 2013
Storm Totals: November 29th, 2013 (updated) - posted 3:52 PM
A cut-off low brought unexpected rain to the region Friday morning, despite initial predictions showing otherwise. The storm was to remain offshore, although rain had been forecast for both Thurs ...
 
November 23, 2013
Storm Totals: November 20th-22nd, 2013 (updated) - posted 3:07 PM
A Pacific storm with a subtropical tap brought showery weather to the region over the past few days. The storm was the second of the month and third of this Fall. Due to the showery nature of the ...
 
November 18, 2013
Forecasts will be issued late November 18th - posted 6:37 AM
Due to technical trouble with the National Weather Service point forecasts, on which we customize our forecasts, we'll be late publishing forecasts Monday, November 18th.
 
November 17, 2013
Storm Totals: November 15th-17th, 2013 - posted 3:21 PM
A weak upper low brought rain to some parts of the region Friday, interrupting a stretch of drier than normal weather we have been experiencing this Fall. Rain was sporadic once again, with many ...
 
November 2, 2013
No forecasts to be published November 2nd - posted 10:55 AM
Our apologies on this. We are out hooking up a new weather station. Forecasts will resume tomorrow, Sunday, November 3rd.
 
October 30, 2013
Storm Totals: October 28th-29th, 2013 (updated) - posted 8:51 AM
A cutoff low moved over the region on Monday and produced showers in most areas through Tuesday evening. The storm did not live up to expectations for many areas, however some communities were lu ...
 
October 10, 2013
Storm Totals: October 9th-10th, 2013 (2nd update) - posted 9:36 AM
A cold early-season storm swept through Southern California's inland valleys, bringing rain totals that were mostly higher than expected. Totals ranged from around a quarter of an inch to just un ...
 
October 5, 2013
Santa Ana winds rip through many inland communities, mountains - posted 2:58 PM
Santa Ana winds began blowing through the inland valleys and mountains early Friday morning, continuing into the weekend. Not all areas were effected; wind-prone locations suffered the worst, as ...
 
September 8, 2013
Saturday afternoon yields another wave of thunderstorms - posted 12:21 PM
In what has become a typical pattern recently for inland residents, thunderstorms marched west of the mountains Saturday afternoon, causing flooding in some areas. In the WeatherCurrents network ...
 
September 3, 2013
Labor Day thunderstorms affect eastern inland valleys - posted 6:35 AM
It remained hot and stick on Labor Day, with abundant clouds and scattered thunderstorms. There was a report of some damage in the San Jacinto area, near Cottonwood Avenue and Warren Road. A win ...
 
August 31, 2013
No forecasts to be published August 31st - posted 7:01 AM
We're out repairing wiring for our Murrieta station today. The station will likely be offline for a few hours while we do this. We won't be publishing forecasts today as a result. If you're inte ...
 
August 30, 2013
Thunderstorms west of the mountains again Thursday afternoon - posted 12:06 PM
Yet another round of thunderstorms made it west of the mountains Thursday afternoon, this time Riverside being the hardest hit. WeatherCurrents' station in Riverside's Canyon Crest neighborhood r ...
 
August 27, 2013
More monsoon weather affects inland communities - posted 12:58 PM
A dying tropical disturbance moving north from Mexico contributed to an influx on monsoonal moisture over the weekend. Only Anza and Beaumont recorded rainfall, however light sprinkles were repor ...
 
August 19, 2013
Freak thunderstorms erupt across inland valleys early Monday morning - posted 6:42 AM
Many inland residents experienced a rude awakening early Monday morning, with constant lightning and loud crashes of thunder beginning around 4 AM near Murrieta. This was the result of monsoonal ...
 
July 27, 2013
Brief showers visit inland communities early Friday morning - posted 7:17 PM
In what is becoming a regular occurrence this summer, the inland communities were visited by a round of brief showers early Friday morning, courtesy of monsoonal moisture affecting the region. U ...
 
July 22, 2013
Another round of weekend thunderstorms inland - posted 8:06 PM
Another round of monsoonal moisture surged into the inland communities this weekend, producing isolated thunderstorms and heavy rain in some spots. Thunderstorms began drifting west of the mount ...
 
July 13, 2013
Thursday thunderstorms produce some precipitation inland - posted 2:36 PM
A disturbance over northern Mexico moved northwest over Southern California on Wednesday and Thursday, bringing cloudy conditions and thunderstorms with it. This helped keep daytime temperatures ...
 
July 1, 2013
2012-2013 rain season review and totals - posted 5:18 PM
The 2012-2013 rain season featured below average rainfall for the second year in a row, with most WeatherCurrents communities recording even lower rainfall than the previous season. A strong mon ...
 
June 29, 2013
Early summer heat wave blasts inland communities - posted 7:22 PM
Summer is officially here and has made itself known throughout inland Southern California communities this weekend. A strong ridge of high pressure over Nevada is responsible for the first heat w ...
 
May 13, 2013
Mother's Day is first triple-digit day of 2013 inland - posted 12:56 PM
A summer-like heat wave this weekend produced the first 100°F+ temperatures west of the mountains yesterday, on Mother's Day. Wildomar was the hottest with a high of 103.4°F, followe ...
 
May 11, 2013
Summer-like temperatures on the way for Sunday and Monday - posted 1:12 PM
Just a few days after a late-season storm, high pressure is revving up over Southern California, and it should make this weekend a clear and hot one in the inland valleys. The middle part of Wes ...
 
May 10, 2013
One of two Riverside weather stations down - posted 7:55 AM
WeatherCurrents' Presidential Park station in Riverside is down since Thursday morning due to an equipment failure. We'll likely diagnose the failure early next week, and should be able to deter ...
 
May 9, 2013
Storm Totals: May 5th-9th, 2013 (updated) - posted 9:02 AM
The recent late-season storm, courtesy of a cut-off low, produced widely variable rainfall across the inland communities. It was the first decent rain since March 9th for most areas in what has b ...
 
March 5, 2013
Cooler weather, rain, mountain snow, on the way - posted 8:38 AM
A storm will bring a dramatic change from last weeks warm temperatures, and remind us the calendar says it's still winter. The strong high pressure ridge has moved east and a trough of low pre ...
 
January 22, 2013
Jurupa Valley weather feed down - posted 6:51 AM
WeatherCurrents' Jurupa Valley weather station is currently down, due to a computer failure on site. We'll be attempting to repair it tonight, and appreciate your patience.
 
January 21, 2013
Dry period set to end this weekend - posted 6:42 PM
An extended period of dry weather, which included an extended cold spell and the more recent warm weather, will end this upcoming weekend, with a weather pattern change followed by the arrival of ...
 
December 30, 2012
Funnel clouds sighted over Fallbrook, Murrieta during Sunday thunderstorms - posted 3:22 PM
As part of severe weather trailing a storm Sunday afternoon, National Weather Service spotters reported funnel clouds over Murrieta, Fallbrook and off of San Clemente. In Fallbrook, the funnel c ...
 
December 15, 2012
Storm totals: December 14th-15th, 2012 - posted 9:49 PM
Following the first major storm of the season, the follow-on, much weaker storm left up to a quarter of an inch of rainfall in Southern California's inland valleys, and more than a third of an in ...
 
Storm totals: December 12th-13th, 2012 - posted 3:08 PM
The first in a series of December storms was the strongest of the year by far, with almost two inches falling in some inland areas, far more than predicted only a day before the storm. Moreno Va ...
 
November 25, 2012
Storm totals: November 16th-18th, 2012 - posted 5:16 PM
A slow moving storm, the second of November, sent showery waves at Southern California November 16th-18th, leading to mostly small amounts of rainfall. Rainfall was widely variable. Simi Valley, ...
 
November 12, 2012
Offshore winds strongest in Simi Valley Monday; moderate in Inland Empire - posted 6:01 PM
Dry easterly and northeasterly winds dominated the wind flow pattern on Monday, as they often do in the fall months. This event is being considered a weak one. Simi Valley registered the top mar ...
 
Storm totals: November 8th-10th, 2012 - posted 4:26 PM
The third storm of the fall season crawled through the region late last week, leaving sporadic amounts of rain in its wake over a period of three days. Rain totals were widely variable, with the ...
 
November 4, 2012
Warm days through Tuesday, winter-like storm later this week - posted 7:47 PM
A warm November day Sunday was another reminder of this year's hot summer, despite six weeks of autumn already gone. And there's another couple of days like it before the weather pattern transiti ...
 
October 25, 2012
First strong Santa Anas on the way - posted 8:12 PM
Conditions are ripe for the first strong Santa Ana wind event of the season. The trough of low pressure responsible for the cool weather, light rain and drizzle early in the week has moved east ...
 
October 23, 2012
Internet access issues plague Riverside's Canyon Crest station - posted 8:31 PM
Problems over the past couple of days with internet access from one of Canyon Crest's internet providers have been taking the data feed from our weather station there up and down. We appreciate ...
 
October 1, 2012
Unprecedented heat finally coming to an end - posted 4:35 PM
Be patient...cooler weather is coming! What may be the last big heat wave of the warm season is forecast to be ending after mid week. High temperatures today are running 100 degrees or above i ...
 
Temecula Weather Report Unavailable - posted 9:49 AM
The weather report for Temecula is unavailable.. We believe the problem is in a computer system, but will take some time to track down. We hope to have the problem corrected by Thursday. In th ...
 
September 16, 2012
Record hot days to come to a close - posted 11:44 AM
In a reversal of fortunes that sometimes occurs this time of year, Southern California's coastal areas got a record blast of triple-digit temperatures this weekend. Among the areas recording rec ...
 
September 10, 2012
What's that Smell? - posted 12:40 PM
WeatherCurrents received an inquiry from city officials in Riverside today concerning the source of strange odors across the area The South Coast Air Quality Monitoring District has issued an ...
 
Thunderstorms heavy in spots into Sunday evening; Monday may also be intense (updated) - posted 7:12 AM
As last night's thunderstorms wound down, forecasters are keeping their eyes on more clouds and moisture being funneled our way from a stubbornly anchored low in northwest Baja California. Conve ...
 
September 8, 2012
More monsoonal moisture means showers, thunderstorms this weekend - posted 10:28 AM
The weather is primed to deliver a warm, wet reminder that summer is still here and kicking this weekend. As of Saturday morning, moisture and instability were massing over the desert, and an up ...
 
September 4, 2012
August, 2012 was the hottest since at least the 90's - posted 9:01 PM
A protracted heat wave and active wave of monsoonal moisture combined to make this August the hottest we've recorded at WeatherCurrents. August, 2012 was the hottest on record for each and every ...
 
September 2, 2012
Storm totals: August 30th, 2012 - posted 10:54 AM
The latest round of monsoonal thunderstorms brought another round of thunder and lightning and scattered showers to Riverside County's inland valleys on Thursday, padding the summer season's tota ...
 
August 30, 2012
Thunderstorm activity in Hemet Wednesday morning; renewed chances Thursday - posted 6:02 AM
Early morning thunderstorms doused parts of Hemet Wednesday in the second straight day of monsoonal-related activity. WeatherCurrents' station in Hemet received 0.08" in the 11am hour Wednesday. ...
 
August 19, 2012
Downbursts and microbursts explained - posted 11:36 AM
Accompanying the thunderstorms of about a week ago, three microbursts (in Sun City, Northeast Temecula and in the Temecula Valley Wine Country) were among wild weather reported in Western Riversi ...
 
August 18, 2012
Friday thunderstorms lead to flooding in Lake Elsinore - posted 5:29 PM
Thunderstorm activity crawled up and down the mountains on Friday, and also reached across the Elsinore Convergence Zone, culminating in heavy rainfall and flooding in Lake Elsinore WeatherCurre ...
 
August 16, 2012
Severe Thunderstorm Warning and Flash Flood Warning for Moreno Valley/San Bernardino - posted 3:16 PM
A Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flood Warning is in effect for NW Riverside County and SW San Bernardino County until 4 pm. A severe thunderstorm is located near Loma Linda...moving northwest ...
 
Severe Thunderstorm Hits Buck Fire Base Camp - posted 2:59 PM
The National Weather Service is reporting that 60 mph winds from a severe thunderstorm struck the base camp for the Buck Fire Incident Command this afternoon. The winds hit at the Command Post ...
 
August 14, 2012
More Saturday microbursts caused damage in Sun City, Temecula Valley Wine Country - posted 6:49 AM
As part of this past weekend's wild weather, more damage was reported Monday in Sun City and in the Temecula Valley Wine Country, with microbursts the likely culprit in both cases. The microburs ...
 
August 12, 2012
Storm totals: August 11th, 2012 - posted 11:38 PM
Saturday's surge of monsoonal moisture led to scattered showers and thunderstorms throughout Southern California's inland valleys. Perris was hit the hardest, with pea-sized hail and 0.51" preci ...
 
Funnel cloud tracks west of Perris towards Lake Elsinore Sunday - posted 10:15 PM
Thunderstorms spawned a funnel cloud which may have made landfall Sunday afternoon. A funnel cloud, the predecessor of a tornado, appeared west of Perris, near the Good Hope area, and made its w ...
 
"Microburst" hits northeast Temecula Saturday - posted 4:40 PM
Yesterday's strong storms over the Temecula area prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Severe Thunderstorm Warning across the city. Little was reported in the way of strong winds, with ...
 
August 11, 2012
Scattered thunderstorms roaming the Inland Empire Saturday - posted 3:32 PM
Thunderclouds have penetrated west of the mountains and are making Saturday afternoon interesting as they selectively target inland valley communities. The National Weather Service has issued se ...
 
August 7, 2012
Strongest heat wave of year has begun - posted 7:09 AM
Temperatures soared Monday in Southern California' inland valleys in what is shaping up as the strongest heat wave of the year to date. And it's going to get even hotter. High pressure over the ...
 
July 31, 2012
Monsoon Rains bring local flooding - posted 10:46 AM
The strongest monsoon surge of the year has brought thunderstorms with frequent lightning and locally heavy rain, and flash flooding to the mountains of San Bernardino, Riverside, and San Diego ...
 
July 29, 2012
The Elsinore Convergence Zone - posted 7:47 PM
Meteorologists in this area are aware of a local weather effect in the Inland Empire called the Elsinore Convergence Zone. I thought WeatherCurrents' readers might be interested in what that is ...
 
July 22, 2012
Showers and thunderstorms this week... or just very warm? - posted 11:07 AM
Forecasters were holding hope that a storm system moving from the tropics would bring us monsoon thunderstorms Monday and Tuesday. The weather system, called an "easterly wave", moves into Califo ...
 
July 17, 2012
Remnants of Hurricane Fabio to affect Southland - posted 10:19 AM
The Eastern Pacific is an active area for hurricanes in the summer and fall. The cold waters normally found offshore from Southern California and easterly winds in the tropics normally keep these ...
 
July 15, 2012
Weather respite on the way - posted 1:21 PM
Following a week of sweltering temperatures, humidity and finally, thunderstorms, Southern California is in for some short-lived relief. With the breakdown of high pressure that had been funneli ...
 
Storm totals: July 11th-12th, 2012 - posted 1:08 PM
The first monsoon storm of a just begun rain season led to rainfall amounts ranging from trace amounts to over a third of an inch in Southern California's inland valleys. Menifee recorded the mo ...
 
July 13, 2012
Summer rain totals across the area; Flash Flood Watch in effect for Inland Empire and mountains - posted 7:50 AM
Overnight showers were heavy at times, depositing the first rainfall of the young season in Southern California. By 7:30am Friday morning, rain totals were 0.36" in Beaumont's Cherry Valley, 0.3 ...
 
July 12, 2012
Thursday's light showers don't add up to measurable precipication - posted 10:39 PM
A couple of bands of light showers traveled westward across Southern California's inland valleys Thursday, generating raindrops but not anything measurable. Daytime conditions ended up being mos ...
 
July 8, 2012
First summer heat wave revving up for this week - posted 5:11 PM
That didn't take long. About two weeks after summer's official start, warm weather is about to turn to hot. High pressure over the four corners area is expanding westward over the next few days, ...
 
June 17, 2012
Sunday's hot inland temps not expected to continue - posted 8:45 PM
This past Sunday brought a hint of summer to Southern California's inland valleys, bringing the hottest temperatures in about three weeks to the area. Monday was only expected to offer minor coo ...
 
June 4, 2012
Some "June Gloom" and Strong Mountain Winds - posted 9:59 AM
Seems like the month just started and already the aptly-named "June Gloom" is here. Persistent low pressure is the cause. An area of low pressure is anchored up near the Washington/British Col ...
 
May 23, 2012
Big cooldown this week; light rain possible Friday - posted 7:36 AM
As temperatures fall rapidly from last weekend's hot weather, we're watching a low pressure system developing for this Friday. Some light showers are a possibility, depending on how much moistur ...
 
May 20, 2012
Sunday evening's annular solar eclipse - posted 12:18 PM
Sunday evening will feature an annular solar eclipse, the first over the continental United States since 1994. The moon's coverage over the sun is expected to peak at 76% this evening. The peak ...
 
May 17, 2012
New WeatherCurrents station to serve City of Riverside, Riverside F.D. - posted 8:36 AM
In partnership with the City of Riverside, and Riverside Fire Department, WeatherCurrents will install a new weather observation station in the city this upcoming weekend. The station, which w ...

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