Currently 75°F in Murrieta, California, USA
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Monday, November 20, 2017 3:09 PM PST

Murrieta Weather Photos and Features

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Mini Roses
Mini Roses: Red miniature roses flourish in a Murrieta backyard. Photo courtesy of Charles Rasmussen.
Oak Meadow
Oak Meadow: A rollow meadow from atop Monument Hill at the Santa Rosa Plateau, dotted with oak trees. Photo courtesy of John Hunneman.
Valley Rainbow
Valley Rainbow: A rainbow rises from the hills in this view across Murrieta and Wildomar from Bear Creek. Photo courtesy of Gary P. Mineo.
Hummingbirds Feed
Hummingbirds Feed: Gliding around a Bear Creek feeder, a plethora of hummingbirds enjoy the valley view. Photo courtesy of Gary P. Mineo.
Jefferson Rainbow
Jefferson Rainbow: The building at the end of the rainbow - one of the newer Murrieta office buildings. Photo courtesy of Markus Nixon.
Stormy Rays
Stormy Rays: Clouds and blue skies diffuse rays of light, streaking through the Murrieta sky from the obscured sun. Photo courtesy of Mark Ritter.
Fall Lily
Fall Lily: A day lily reaches for the autumn sunshine, from a Murrieta backyard. Photo courtesy of Charles Rasmussem.
Valley Sunrise
Valley Sunrise: The sun rises through Temecula Valley clouds, as seen from Murrieta. Photo courtesy of Ashley Carr, 12 years old.
Swirling Sunset
Swirling Sunset: Storm clouds swirl above the luminescent horizon at sunset. See the full-sized version we were unable to represent here. Photo courtesy of Stacy Kerr.
Lantana Flowers
Lantana Blooms: Colorful lantana flowers show a late summer bloom in the Bear Creek area. Photo courtesy of Gary P. Mineo.
Valley Clouds
Valley Clouds: Thin morning marine layer clings to the Temecula Valley, as seen from the Bear Creek area in Murrieta. Photo courtesy of Gary P. Mineo.
Quail On Stick
Quail on Stick: An alert male California Quail peers from the top of a stick at the Santa Rosa Plateau. Photo courtesy of Darryl Medley.
Baby Lizard
Baby Lizard: Rescued from a pool, this juvenile lizard attempts to hide in plain sight. Photo courtesy of Sandy Wood.
West Lightning
West Lightning: Thunderstorms from Hurricane Emily remnants shower lightning on the Santa Rosa Plateau. Photo courtesy of Kevin Ester.
Downtown Mural
Downtown Mural: A mural marks the re-dedication of Historic Downtown Murrieta. Photo courtesy of Sandy Wood.
Downtown Ruins
Downtown Ruins: The walls of an old building still stand in Historic Downtown Murrieta, on 2nd Avenue. Photo courtesy of Sandy Wood.
Orange Dragonfly
Orange Dragonfly: Briefly visiting a Murrieta backyard, this dragonfly clings to a blade of grass. Photo courtesy of Sandy Wood.
Water Play
Water Play: Kids big and small cavort in spraying water at the recent Murrieta birthday bash. Photo courtesy of Sandy Wood.
Blooming Cactus
Blooming Cactus: Prickly pear cactus bloom bountifully in La Cresta. Photo courtesy of Gary P. Mineo.
Layered Sunrise
Layered Sunrise: The sun rises over the silhouette of Mt. San Jacinto, and across layers of clouds. Photo courtesy of Gary P. Mineo.
Car Show
Car Show: Father's Day Car Show in Murrieta was a spendid display of colorful and pampered rides. Photo courtesy of Dave Norton.
Hummingbird Nest
Hummingbird Nest: It won't be long before these tiny eggs hatch and two young hummingbirds hover around Murrieta neighborhoods. Photo courtesy of Jim Giannini.
Murrieta Fireworks
Birthday Bash: Fireworks mark the Murrieta birthday bash at the California Oaks Sports Park. Photo courtesy of Tim Wood.
Welcome Weed
Welcome Weed: The spectacular Weed's Mariposa Lilies are currently blooming in Cole Canyon and other areas. Photo courtesy of Darryl Medley.
Hangin' Out
Hangin' Out: A Tree Frog relaxes at the big vernal pool at the Santa Rosa Plateau. Photo courtesy of Darryl Medley.
Rainbow Clouds
Rainbow Clouds: A reflection of a rainbow off of passing clouds swirls in the sky above Murrieta. Photo courtesy of Sandy Wood.
Adobe Queen
Adobe Queen: A Matilija poppy, "Queen of the California Wildflowers," blooms in the Old Adobe Garden at the Santa Rosa Plateau. Photo courtesy of Darryl Medley.
Eagle's Nest
Eagle's Nest: Clouds stream across the Temecula Valley sky as seen from near Rancho California Road. Photo courtesy of Allen Jaszcar Photography, www.adjphotography.com.
Murrieta View
Murrieta View: A peek north across rolling avocado groves into Murrieta from Eagle's nest near Rancho California Road. Photo courtesy of Allen Jaszcar Photography, www.adjphotography.com.
Spreading Wings
Spreading Wings: On a bright and sunny Sunday afternoon, a swallowtail butterfly tours a backyard garden. Photo courtesy of Jill Daniels.
Rest Stop
Rest Stop: An oriole perches atop a liquid amber tree during its spring migration. Photo courtesy of Sandy Wood.
Apple Blossom
Apple Blossom: Soon to be fruit, this apple blossom opens up in a Murrieta backyard. Photo courtesy of Sandy Wood.
Spring Trio
Spring Trio: Windmill pink blooms brightly at the Santa Rosa Plateau. Photo courtesy of Darryl Medley.
Lake Flowers
Lake Flowers: Purple flowers accent a deep blue lake at the SCGA golf course in Murrieta. Photo courtesy of Steve Hopson.
Blue Grass Festival
Blue Grass Festival: Blooming blue-eyed grass blankets a hillside at the Santa Rosa Plateau. Photo courtesy of Darryl Medley.
Field of Flowers
Field of Flowers: Wildflowers contrast with the cloudy sky near Elm and Madison in Murrieta. Photo courtesy of Allen Jaszcar Photography, www.adjphotography.com.
Northwest Sky
Northwest Sky: Wispy, thin clouds dominate this valley view across Murrieta, from Ivy Street to the foothills. Photo courtesy of Allen Jaszcar Photography, www.adjphotography.com.
Flower Blossom
Flower Blossom: Spring heralds backyard flower blooms, such as this one from a Murrieta backyard. Photo courtesy of Sandy Wood.
Murrieta Hawk
Murrieta Hawk: A red-shouldered hawk peers down from its tree branch perch. Photo courtesy of Tim Wood.
Vernal Pool
Vernal Pool: Plentiful rain has caused the Santa Rosa Plateau vernals to spring prominently from the ground this year. Photo courtesy of Michael Mojarro.
Johnny Jump-Ups
Johnny Jump-Ups: Plentiful wildflowers jump for the sun on the Santa Rosa Plateau. Photo courtesy of Darryl Medley.
Bear Creek Rainbow
Bear Creek Rainbow: A rainbow stretches across the sky, overlooking the 4th hole of the Bear Creek Golf Club. Photo courtesy of Gary P. Mineo.
Mockingbird
Keenly Alert: Clinging to fence in a Murrieta backyard, this Mockingbird seems poised to dart away at any moment. Photo courtesy of Sandy Wood.
Farmhouse and Barn
Old Farmhouse: A sketch of a farmhouse, barn and windmill along Hayes Avenue in Murrieta. See the larger, uncropped version for much more detail. Sketch courtesy of Sandy Wood.
Cole Creek Rapids
Cole Creek Rapids: Imagine the sound of rushing water accompanying this scene from Cole Canyon, in northwest Murrieta. Photo courtesy of Darryl Medley.
Creek To Hills
Creek To Hills: Across Murrieta Creek near Old Town Murrieta, a green meadow leads to the western hills. Photo courtesy of Sandy Wood.
Wild Flowers
Hillside flowers: Wildflowers engulf this Bear Creek slope in orange and gold. Photo courtesy of Linda Carroll.
Yellow Flower
Backyard Flower: Bright yellow petals shine as this flower shows off in a Murrieta backyard. Photo courtesy of Sandy Wood.
Early Gold
Early Gold: The October rainfall has caused many wildflowers, including this Goldfield, to bloom two months earlier than normal. Photo courtesy of Darryl Medley.
White Mountains
White Mountains: Mt. San Gorgonio and the San Bernadino mountains tower above a green local meadow and foothills. Photo courtesy of John Gonzalez.
Through Palms
Through Palms: Snow-capped Mt. San Jacinto is framed between two palm trees. Photo courtesy of John Gonzalez.
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