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Weather News for Simi Valley, California

 
May 9, 2017
Storm Totals: May 7th-8th, 2017 - posted 12:59 AM
A late-season storm swept through the region over the weekend, resulting in mostly light showers and cooler temperatures. The storm ended a modest spring heat wave that had previously kept the r ...
 
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 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 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
Simi Valley Weather Station Temporarily Down - posted 6:02 AM
WeatherCurrents' Simi Valley weather station is currently offline due to house tenting, according to Orv Beach, who hosts the station. Readings from August 10th reflected the tenting, and will b ...
 
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 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 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 ...
 
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 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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 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 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 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
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 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 16, 2012
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
"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 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 ...
 
May 7, 2012
A look at this week's weather - posted 8:38 PM
As we are in a transition season (Spring), often patterns will vary from day to day that almost look like a seasonal variation. That's what our week ahead will look like. The low pressure area ...
 
May 6, 2012
Super moon photos - posted 9:56 PM
A closer-than-usual full moon made for some picturesque scenes Saturday night. The "super moon", as it's called, occurs when the there's a full or new moon during the closest point in the moon's ...
 
April 26, 2012
Precipitation totals from NWS and WeatherCurrents - posted 12:29 PM
Rainfall from the passing storm system was a bit less than forecast, but still beneficial for the area. Here are some preliminary storm totals for the Inland Empire/Simi Valley, courtesy of th ...
 
April 24, 2012
Late Season storm on the way Wednesday night through Thursday morning - posted 8:15 PM
A storm developing over the Pacific is coming our way, and will bring a change to the weather over the next few days. Today's increasing high and middle clouds heralded the approach of the sto ...
 
Small quakes rattle area - posted 2:25 PM
3 small earthquakes rattled the community of Valle Vista, an unincorporated area of Riverside County just east of Hemet today. The strongest of the quakes is listed at a 3.4 magnitude on the Rich ...
 
Light rain and drizzle sprinkles the region Monday morning - posted 6:20 AM
The work week started with light rain and drizzle in many Southern California locations, thanks to a low pressure system surging north from Mexico. It also led to a relatively cool and cloudy sp ...
 
April 22, 2012
Summer-like temperatures dominate Friday, Saturday inland - posted 4:42 PM
The heat began receding Saturday evening and into Sunday, but Friday and Saturday featured some of the hottest temperatures of the year to date, especially inland. On Saturday, the first triple ...
 
Storm totals: April 13th-14th, 2012 - posted 3:58 PM
The second late season storm in a week added between a third of an inch to more than an inch of rainfall to seasonal totals that continue to lag behind normal. Rainfall was heavy at times across ...
 
April 15, 2012
Storm totals: April 10th-11th, 2012 - posted 9:18 PM
The first storm of a wet spring week dropped up to an inch of rain on Southern California's inland areas, and some on the coast as well. The storm was particularly strong in the west, over in Si ...
 
April 13, 2012
Heavy Rain...Local Flooding for Simi Valley - posted 1:33 PM
The National Weather Service has issued a Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for southeastern Ventura and southern Los Angeles County. An area of heavy rainfall has already moved across the ...
 
April 12, 2012
"Wintry" Spring Storm Headed for the Southland - posted 5:16 PM
The partly sunny skies seen this morning are quickly giving way to clouds late this afternoon as the second storm system this week approaches. Rain will begin to affect southern California lat ...
 
"Gustnado" damages a Hemet mobile home Wednesday - posted 3:54 PM
As part of Tuesday's storm, a funnel cloud, later classified a "gustnado", was reported in Southeast Hemet by a National Weather Service spotter. WeatherCurrents' Jim Purpura, at the request of ...
 
April 8, 2012
Twin storms set to make this week wet - posted 8:28 PM
Warm weather this past weekend is about to go away, and will be replaced with a wet weather pattern that is predicted to last into next weekend. The first storm will travel across Southern Calif ...
 
Storm totals: March 31st-April 1st, 2012 - posted 8:10 PM
A weak system sent brief showers through Southern California overnight Sunday and Monday, bringing the last rainfall of March and the first rainfall of April. Totals were light, although the Che ...
 
April 7, 2012
Warm Easter weekend predicted - posted 8:17 AM
After a streak of below normal temperatures and a few storms to wrap up March, this year's Easter weekend is shaping up to be a warm one. High pressure aloft is the main weather feature over Sou ...
 
March 31, 2012
Final storm of March to blow in for a short stay - posted 2:27 PM
Only a few hundredths of an inch of rain, if any, are predicted from the final storm of the March. Saturday was generally a cloudy day, with wind kicking up in the afternoon, ahead of the incomi ...
 
March 27, 2012
Storm totals: March 25th-26th, 2012 - posted 9:11 PM
The second big storm of the month rolled through Southern California this past Sunday and Monday, but despite the rain, season rain totals remain stubbornly below normal. Depending on the locati ...
 
March Miracle ... or March Madness? - posted 1:43 PM
Not for Southern California, not this year, despite two significant storm systems over the past two weeks. But rounds of very heavy rain are forecast to continue well to our north, across Northe ...
 
March 21, 2012
First storm of Spring promises colder temps, some rain - posted 4:31 PM
Spring arrived on Monday, as we recovered (or dug out, depending where you were) from the last storm of the winter over the past weekend. High temperatures today have been running 15 to 20 degree ...
 
March 19, 2012
Storm totals: March 16th-19th, 2012 - posted 11:03 PM
The final storm of the winter season, and the first major one since February, was the most memorable of the year to date. The system, covering three days, was cold and windy, much like a January ...
 
March 18, 2012
Snow, sleet, or hail, what's the difference anyway? - posted 6:04 PM
We have had quite a few reports of hail in the Vail Ranch area of Temecula early this morning, and thanks to those who wrote in to WeatherCurrents and sent images. But some folks have told us th ...
 
Lots of rain, some hail, snow about 2,000 feet from weekend storm - posted 10:14 AM
A very cold weekend storm blew in Saturday, the strongest and last of the winter season, bringing heavy rain, some hail overnight, and snow above the 2,000 foot level in Southern California\'s in ...
 
March 13, 2012
Cold winter storm packing rain, snow for this weekend - posted 9:01 AM
The most significant rainfall since November and potentially low snow levels look to be headed our way this weekend, in what will be this winter's final storm. Forecasters are watching a storm s ...
 
March 10, 2012
Clocks spring forward Sunday - posted 8:31 PM
It's not quite spring yet, but Daylight Saving Time (DST) begins Sunday morning at 2am in most of the United States and Canada. The last round of Daylight Saving Time ended about four months ago ...
 
March 9, 2012
One more mild day ahead... rain next weekend? - posted 7:22 PM
With almost all the WeatherCurrents stations seeing high temperatures in the upper 70's to low 80's Friday, and we're well into March, you'd want to start thinking the cold weather is over. Unfo ...
 
Simi Valley weather station down for Friday - posted 6:11 AM
Due to computer maintenance, the weather feed from Simi Valley has been interrupted, beginning Thursday night. The issue is necessary maintenance on the computer there that captures weather data ...
 
March 4, 2012
Warm and sunny weather to end abruptly - posted 3:36 PM
Warm days this weekend are giving a hint of spring, but don't expect them to continue. High pressure and offshore flow that have frequented the region this winter have led to very warm temperatu ...
 
Storm totals: February 27th-28th, 2012 - posted 2:31 PM
A cold Pacific storm rolled through Southern California last Monday and Tuesday, leaving the most significant rain of the month, some hail, and even snow down below 2,000 feet in some inland loca ...
 
February 24, 2012
Cooler and windy this weekend ... and (a bit of) rain Monday - posted 4:52 PM
Our great winter weather is drawing to a close as the weekend begins. The high pressure ridge responsible for several days of near 80 degree weather in many inland locations in Southern Californi ...
 
February 20, 2012
Continued dry... any chances for a "March Miracle"? - posted 10:54 AM
Although Sunday's drizzle and low clouds were encouraging signs, they were only a brief tease for Southern California in what has been a dry winter. None of WeatherCurrents' 17 stations reported ...
 
February 19, 2012
Storm totals: February 15th-16th, 2012 - posted 4:39 PM
A cold winter storm left the first significant rain totals for February this past Wednesday in Southern California. The third storm of the week was clearly the strongest, with rain totals betwee ...
 
February 12, 2012
Weekend rain totals sporadic; more Monday and Tuesday - posted 9:17 PM
A weekend storm brought clouds and wind but not much rain to Southern California's inland valleys. Most of WeatherCurrents' 17 locations had nothing measurable to report, in fact. The exceptions ...
 
February 10, 2012
Warm weather comes to an end, some rain on the way - posted 8:32 AM
After a spectacular day reminding us of spring weather to come, the strong high pressure ridge responsible is beginning to weaken, as a couple of storms approach. Yesterday's high of 84 degre ...
 
February 7, 2012
New radar system weathers first storm admirably - posted 10:13 PM
Tuesday evening's rainfall has unfortunately been meager as forecast across much of the area. However, for meteorologists, and the weather enthusiasts among us, it marks a first for Southern Cal ...
 
February 6, 2012
First February rain inbound Tuesday - posted 7:26 AM
The first storm of the month, and only the third of 2012, is setting up to send some light rain and showers to Southern California's inland valleys on Tuesday. High pressure is breaking down, an ...
 
February 1, 2012
January dry inland; February too? - posted 9:18 AM
January, as predicted, turned out to be another disappointing month for those who like to see rain and mountain snow. For the sunshine buffs it was a winner, with many sunny days and clear nights ...
 
January 24, 2012
Storm totals: January 23rd-24th, 2012 - posted 11:19 AM
The second storm in the past week was much like the first, dropping between a tenth and 0.64" of rain in Southern California's inland valleys. Light rain began falling early Monday morning, and ...
 
January 23, 2012
Second storm will still leave rainfall well under normal - posted 7:26 AM
Seasonal rainfall totals have languished in the past couple of months in Southern California's inland valleys, and the most recent storm, due Monday, won't make much of a dent in that deficit. F ...
 
January 22, 2012
Storm totals: January 21st, 2012 - posted 12:20 PM
The second storm of what has been a dry January reached southwards and dumped widely variable rainfall on Southern California's inland valleys Saturday. The storm was fast-moving, with most of t ...
 
January 19, 2012
Rainy... or just "drippy" this weekend? - posted 8:25 AM
A strong ridge that has been keeping us dry, for the most part, since December has started to retreat southward. In its place, a strong Pacific jet stream has allowed an "Atmospheric River" of ve ...
 
January 16, 2012
Storm totals: January 15th-16th, 2012 (updated) - posted 11:15 PM
Scattered showers from a cutoff low led to the first rainfall of the new year in Southern California's inland valleys over the weekend. Rainfall totals varied, as always, with totals ranging fro ...
 
January 14, 2012
First rain of the year on tap Sunday and Monday - posted 3:18 PM
A low pressure area which has been parked off the coast west of San Diego the past few days will begin move onshore this weekend. As it does, it will yank some moisture northward and bring a chan ...
 
January 10, 2012
San Bernardino "rain" a case of the shakes - posted 7:32 AM
Those who follow WeatherCurrents closely, and the San Bernardino WeatherCurrents station in particular, may have noticed that 1.52 inches of rain was reported at one point this past Sunday mornin ...
 
January 6, 2012
Insider Slider to bring strong winds to Simi Valley - posted 1:16 PM
A cold high pressure area will move to the Great Basin region by the end of the weekend as a a trough of low pressure with an inland track...known as an inside slider... moves from Oregon towards ...
 
January 4, 2012
Riverside warmest in the nation Monday and Tuesday; warm weather through Thursday - posted 6:55 AM
A couple of locations in Riverside were the hottest in the nation Monday and Tuesday, as Southern California's inland valleys remained in a winter warm wave. The National Weather Service reporte ...
 
January 1, 2012
On a warm New Year's Day, Temecula the warmest in the nation - posted 10:11 PM
2012 was greeted with warm temperatures in Southern California's inland valleys, including the warm spot in the nation: Temecula. Data from WeatherCurrents' Temecula station, like 14 others in t ...
 
December 31, 2011
Top inland valley weather events of 2011 - posted 1:40 PM
In what turned out to be a very interesting weather year in Southern California's inland valleys, we were cooler than normal for the second year in a row, La Nina made two appearances, there were ...
 
December 26, 2011
Fair and mild for at least a week - posted 12:49 PM
A dry week is ahead for the last week of December, with no rain predicted until at least the first week of the new year. The latest forecasts have temperatures running generally in the 70's this ...
 
December 20, 2011
Christmas in Simi Valley: Mild, breezy - posted 8:19 AM
The storm system that brought our light rain to the coast and some inland valley areas is moving into the Baja and away from southern California. However a cold trough of low pressure moving thro ...
 
December 19, 2011
Weekend wrap up: more scattered showers - posted 6:55 AM
Scattered showers and unsettled weather continued Saturday and Sunday as a low pressure system that let loose most of its moisture Thursday and Friday hung around to the south. Additional rainfa ...
 
December 18, 2011
Web site maintenance scheduled Sunday night - posted 3:28 PM
The WeatherCurrents web site will be unavailable for a short time Sunday night while we perform necessary maintenance. The maintenance will take place between 10pm and midnight, and will involve ...
 
December 16, 2011
Storm totals: December 15th-16th, 2011 - posted 11:28 AM
The latest inside slider storm generated scattered showers and thunderstorms Thursday night into early Friday morning in Southern California's inland valleys, leading to rainfall totals from zero ...
 
December 13, 2011
Storm totals: December 11th-12th, 2011 - posted 5:22 PM
A moderate storm, the first of a normally wet December, brought up to an inch of welcome rain, and inches of mountain snow, before traveling into northern Baja Tuesday night. Only a few light sho ...
 
December 9, 2011
Winter Storm headed for Simi Valley - posted 2:19 PM
It looks like southern California weather is about to see a pattern shift for the next one to two weeks...from a cool, dry pattern to a stormy, cool, wet one. The winds aloft are beginning to ...
 
December 5, 2011
Gusty offshore winds today through Wednesday - posted 8:07 AM
An area of cold high pressure is located at the surface over the Great Basin. North and northeast winds aloft on the back side of a trough of low pressure are helping to push this cold air into s ...
 
December 4, 2011
Dry air leads to freezing temperatures; coldest morning since February - posted 1:53 PM
Sunday morning was the coldest in many months in Southern California's inland valleys, especially in Southwest Riverside County. Temperatures at some WeatherCurrents locations fell into the 20's. ...
 
November 30, 2011
Strong Damaging winds possible in Simi Valley through Friday - posted 10:00 AM
The first significant Santa Ana wind event of the fall season, and possibly the strongest event in several years, is unfolding for Simi Valley and Ventura County. A storm system is forecast to ...
 
November 29, 2011
Inside Slider to bring strong Santa Ana winds to Simi Valley - posted 10:53 AM
The first significant Santa Ana wind event of the fall season, and possibly the strongest event in several years, is expected in Simi Valley and Ventura County. A storm system is forecast to ...
 
November 28, 2011
Cold, windy storm to affect region Thursday/Friday - posted 8:41 AM
After several days of near-record temperatures in the 70s and 80s, an abrupt end to the warm weather is forecast at the end of the week The storm system type is named an "inside slider" by forec ...
 
November 22, 2011
Changes in Simi Valley weather ahead for Thanksgiving weekend - posted 11:21 AM
After temperatures rebound from the cool, rainy weekend, rain will be back to Simi Valley for Thanksgiving. The next in a series of storms will move toward southern California. Right now, the ...
 
November 21, 2011
Storm totals: November 20th-21st, 2011 (updated) - posted 6:30 AM
The strongest storm of the season to date exceeded predictions Sunday and dumped between a half and an inch and three quarters of rainfall on Southern California's inland valleys. The storm was ...
 
November 19, 2011
Saturday leaves just a few raindrops; Wet Sunday afternoon and evening ahead - posted 3:46 PM
The first of two storms passed with just some raindrops and gusty winds on Saturday. The second, stronger storm is right behind it, and should arrive by Sunday afternoon. That one is sliding dow ...
 
November 17, 2011
Ocean Discovery Institute wins Presidential Award; WeatherCurrents to donate weather station - posted 1:06 PM
The Ocean Discovery Institute (ODI), located in San Diego, will receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring. The Ocean Discovery Institute ha ...
 
November 14, 2011
Nice week ahead, rain for the weekend (again) - posted 7:47 AM
There will be fog and low clouds in some areas the next few mornings, but the clouds will rapidly give way to sunny skies. Temperatures will warm to the upper 60s to lower 70s through Thursday. ...
 
November 13, 2011
Storm totals: November 11th-13th, 2011 - posted 11:26 AM
Southern California caught one side of a storm that slid down the west coast this week, with most of it going into Mexico. Rain totals were widely variable across Southern California's inland val ...
 
November 9, 2011
Wind Advisory for Simi Valley - posted 8:36 AM
Winds began to blow across portions of Simi Valley this morning, and the National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory through this afternoon. Winds have been gusting over 30 mph in Sim ...
 
November 8, 2011
Cold wet storm heads for Simi Valley - posted 4:35 PM
A slow moving storm system will affect southern California on the weekend, bringing the heaviest rain since February across Simi Valley. The moisture will stream in on Friday, and rain will be ...
 
November 7, 2011
Storm totals: November 6th-7th, 2011 - posted 7:30 AM
The second of two storms resulted in another rainy day on Sunday, leaving between 0.15" and 0.61" inches of rainfall in Southern California's inland valleys. The storm started with a band of lig ...
 
November 6, 2011
Stormy weather for Sunday in Ventura County - posted 8:54 AM
The second storm of the week has arrived in Ventura County Sunday, after a brief, cool respite Saturday. Like Friday's storm, this one is a cold front from the northwest, but it does not have qu ...
 
November 5, 2011
Storm totals: November 4th-5th, 2011 - posted 7:07 PM
The rain season is off to an early start this autumn, with a winter-like storm dropping between a third and an inch of rain in Southern California's inland valleys. Rainfall was mostly light to ...
 
November 3, 2011
Cold winter-like storm a comin' - posted 7:25 AM
Following a brief bout of dry Santa Ana winds, a couple of storms should lead to rain and showers Thursday night and Friday, and again on Sunday. Friday's cold front is a classic example of the ...
 
November 2, 2011
Strong Winds Continue into afternoon across Simi Valley - posted 11:00 AM
Santa Ana winds arrived after 1 am this morning across the Simi Valley area. The strongest wind gust reported in Simi Valley was 58 mph at the WeatherCurrents site there at 7 am. Peak gusts each ...
 
November 1, 2011
Increasing Winds and Fire Danger Wednesday - posted 8:48 AM
The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch and a High Wind Warning for Wednesday across the Ventura County Mountains and Valleys, including the Simi Valley area Cold air will ...
 
October 27, 2011
Red Flag Warning for Simi Valley - posted 9:28 AM
The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag warning through 3 pm this afternoon Monday for the Inland Empire. This mean gusty Santa Ana winds and relative humidities at or below 10 percent ...
 
October 23, 2011
Showers might greet Monday morning commuters - posted 7:56 PM
Unstable moisture from off the coast Mexico, unusual for this late in the season, could make for a wet Monday in coastal and inland Southern California. A couple of low pressure systems are inte ...
 
October 5, 2011
Wednesday Storm Update at 2:15 pm - posted 2:11 PM
At 2:15 pm radar shows the western edge of the main rain area extending from west of Ojai to east of Santa Barbara. ) There has been exactly 1.00 inch of rain reported at the Simi Valley observat ...
 
October 2, 2011
First Pacific Storms of the Season Inbound This Week. - posted 11:04 AM
The first significant storm system is heading toward southern California. The next weather maker is a developing system that will move down the coast beginning Tuesday and give us a first taste ...
 
September 23, 2011
First day of Fall brings a variety of weather - posted 9:41 AM
Fall officially began at 2:04 am this Friday morning, but many typical summer weather patterns are still lingering. You've probably noticed the longer nights being a bit cooler, even when the ...
 
September 11, 2011
Yesterday's showers and thunderstorms strike Orange County, Ventura County, upper deserts - posted 11:52 AM
An unusual round of upper level subtropical moisture drawn into Southern California by low pressure resulted in rainfall in the northern areas, and also in Orange County, even while low clouds an ...
 
September 10, 2011
Thunderstorms ... and a hint of Fall ahead this weekend? - posted 11:10 AM
An area of low pressure near Point Conception will remain there much of this weekend. This will lead to sharply cooler temperatures, with some places ten to fifteen degrees below normal for this ...
 
September 8, 2011
Massive power outage takes Fallbrook station offline - posted 9:46 PM
A massive power grid failure affecting the San Diego region took WeatherCurrents' Fallbrook weather station offline Thursday afternoon. The Fallbrook weather station transmitted its final update ...
 
September 5, 2011
Labor Day thunderstorms bring scattered rainfall - posted 9:22 AM
Monday morning brought measurable rain in many inland locations, as thunderstorms pushed west past the mountains overnight. By mid-morning, clouds had spread across Southern California's inland ...
 
August 6, 2011
Outlook: August probably cooler than normal - posted 12:38 PM
It's been a while since we've had a warmer than normal month in Southern California's inland valleys, and based on the latest outlooks from NOAA's Climate Prediction Center, that streak is likely ...
 
August 1, 2011
Strong Storms Northeast LA County... - posted 4:51 PM
...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN LOS ANGELES COUNTY UNTIL 515 PM PDT... AT 443 PM PDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 11 MILES NOR ...
 
Storm totals: July 31st, 2011 - posted 8:33 AM
It was the second round of monsoonal storms to send rainfall down on Southern California's inland valleys this summer, but Sunday's thunderstorms produced the first widespread precipitation of th ...
 
July 31, 2011
Morning thunderstorms dump over a third of an inch - posted 11:15 AM
Numerous thunderstorms developed overnight and made for a very busy morning in Southern California's inland valleys, with the first significant rain of the summer falling. Scattered showers and ...
 
July 30, 2011
Apple Valley Storm Report 1:39 PM - posted 1:50 PM
NWS spotters indicate a wind gust to 60 MPH at Apple Valley at 1:39 pm. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect.
 
Warnings in effect for LA and SB County Mountains 2:30 pm - posted 1:09 PM
A Flood Advisory is in effect for the Antelope Valley until 4:30 pm Numerous Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flood Warnings are in effect for the San Bernardino High Desert area from Victorville ...
 
Severe Thunderstorms in High Desert!! - posted 1:04 PM
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... WEST CENTRAL SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA... THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...HES ...
 
Storm Update for Apple and Lucerne Valleys in San Bernardino - posted 12:59 PM
SHORT TERM FORECAST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA 1251 PM PDT SAT JUL 30 2011 CAZ060-302200- APPLE AND LUCERNE VALLEYS- 1251 PM PDT SAT JUL 30 2011 .NOW... THUNDERSTORMS WILL B ...
 
NWS Flash Flood Warning update for San Bernardino County Mountains - posted 12:45 PM
...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 230 PM PDT FOR SOUTH CENTRAL SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY... AT 106 PM PDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO INDICATE HEAVY RAIN ...
 
Storm Update From NWS Oxnard Saturday 12:39 PM - posted 12:08 PM
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE- INCLUDING...ACTON...MOUNT WILSON...SANDBERG 1228 PM PDT SAT JUL 30 2011 .NOW... TWO MODERATE THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE TO SLOWLY ...
 
Flash Flood Watches in effect Saturday - posted 11:55 AM
The National Weather Service offices in San Diego and La/Oxnard have issued Flash Flood Watches for the mountain areas. Slow moving thunderstorms will develop in the very moist air, most likely i ...
 
July 28, 2011
Could Tropical Storm Don be a drought buster for Texas? - posted 4:57 PM
One of the big weather stories for Thursday is Tropical Storm Don and its effects on the epic drought in Texas. According to the National Weather Service, Don now looks on target to make landfall ...
 
July 25, 2011
Cooler and drier weather to mark mid-week - posted 10:02 PM
Another round of low pressure along the west coast will lead to a cooler middle of the week in Southern California's inland valleys, pushing monsoonal moisture south for a few days and vanquishin ...
 
July 22, 2011
Meteorologist Jim Purpura joins WeatherCurrents! - posted 3:36 PM
Hello to all the fans of WeatherCurrents. My name is Jim Purpura. I am a Temecula resident, and have just joined John Toman on WeatherCurrents.com as a Consulting Meteorologist. I will be contr ...
 
July 16, 2011
"Adventures in weather" talk, part II video and audio online - posted 2:03 PM
This past Tuesday, John Toman, the founder of WeatherCurrents, continued a talk on his experiences in the last decade. The talk was at the Temecula Sunrise Rotary Club meeting on Tuesday morning, ...
 
July 11, 2011
Welcome Jurupa Valley, the newest WeatherCurrents community - posted 8:46 PM
With the official launch of the Jurupa Valley weather station, the Inland Empire and WeatherCurrents gain another community weather site and local resource. WeatherCurrents' network of sixteen ...
 
Heat takes a vacation - posted 12:16 AM
Well, it will though at least Friday in Southern California's inland valleys. Following a week of subtropical moisture, sticky heat, and isolated thunderstorms, the current forecast calls for a c ...
 
July 2, 2011
Friday and Saturday sizzle under highest heat of year - posted 6:17 PM
Summer has wasted no time asserting itself, as a heat wave sent many inland communities over the triple digit mark Friday and Saturday. Wildomar's Saturday mark of 107°F was the hottest of ...
 
Inland valley areas, WeatherCurrents gain decorated meteorologist - posted 5:49 PM
WeatherCurrents welcomes Jim Purpura, formerly Meteorologist-In-Charge at the National Weather Services' San Diego Weather Forecast Office, to its community-oriented weather network in Southern C ...
 
June 28, 2011
It could be the Salton Sea's fault - posted 9:41 PM
A new scientific study, examining the fault structure of the southern San Andreas fault zone, has found that recent human regulation of the Colorado River may have delayed a major earthquake alon ...
 
June 27, 2011
A few degrees dip for us; out-of-season storm to the north - posted 12:44 PM
The wettest La Nina rain season on record is all but behind us, but to the north, they're not done just yet. On Wednesday and Thursday, the inland valleys of Southern California will see warm te ...
 
June 21, 2011
Beat the heat, check the backseat - posted 8:28 PM
Five children tragically died after being left in hot cars in just the past week, according to the Department of Geosciences, San Francisco State University, bringing this year's total in the Uni ...
 
June 19, 2011
"Adventures in weather" talk video, audio and slides online - posted 11:15 AM
The video and audio version of John Toman's talk on the WeatherCurrents story last week for the Temecula Sunrise Rotary Club is online for those that would like to view and listen to it. The vid ...
 
June 8, 2011
WeatherCurrents founder to speak at Temecula Sunrise Rotary Club Meeting - posted 9:55 PM
John C. Toman, WeatherCurrents founder, owner, operator, and editor will be giving a talk early next Tuesday morning, June 14th, at the weekly meeting of the Temecula Sunrise Rotary Club. The pr ...
 
June 5, 2011
Outlook: June could be cooler than normal in Ventura County - posted 4:10 PM
The first week of June has mirrored the cooler-than-normal trend we've seen for a while Ventura County, and the outlook for the rest of the month, according to NOAA's Climate Prediction Center, i ...
 
May 27, 2011
Hot summer ahead? - posted 9:16 PM
Remember the summer that wasn't from last year? According to NOAA's Climate Prediction Center, the cooler than normal temperatures of 2010 aren't likely to repeat in Southern California's inland ...
 
May 22, 2011
Latest bout of weather to again mix drizzle, gusty winds - posted 8:48 PM
The latest in a long series of late-season systems had arrived Sunday, bringing with it deep marine layer, patchy drizzle, and gusty winds. Wind gusts were just shy of 20 mph on Sunday evening i ...
 
May 2, 2011
Winds wind down as temperatures warm up - posted 11:05 PM
With a three-day round of offshore winds winding down Monday, a heat wave is set to give Simi Valley a summer preview through the middle of the week. Peak wind gusts Monday were 25 mph at Weathe ...
 
April 18, 2011
'May Gray' shows up early, and will stay a while - posted 1:25 PM
After a warm few days, deep marine layer has settled into the region, and it won't be leaving anytime soon. A series of low pressure systems this week will keep the marine layer more robust than ...
 
March 25, 2011
WeatherCurrents in the news: Friday, March 25, 2011 - posted 12:07 PM
The new San Bernardino station and community site was featured today in an article Thursday in The San Bernardino Sun. We'd like to thank our friends at the Sun, especially Josh Dulaney, for he ...
 
March 12, 2011
Spring ahead - Daylight Saving Time returns Sunday - posted 7:38 PM
Time to move those clocks ahead one hour; Daylight Saving Time is nearly here for 2011. This year, Daylight Saving Time in the U.S. and Canada begins on Sunday, March 13th, at 2am. We'll give th ...

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