The morning of Tuesday, Feb. 27, dawned cold, crisp and white. Much to the delight of mountain residents, the beautiful snowfall created fun and a slew of wonderful photo opportunities. According to Alex Tardy of the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration and the National Weather Service, San Diego, Anza received an average of 2 to 5 […]
Cold weather has arrived in Anza and the surrounding communities. It seemed that winter was delayed, but it has arrived with a vengeance in the last couple of weeks. Freezing temperatures are common at this time of year, but the recent extraordinarily cold temperatures have taken some homeowners by surprise. Frozen and broken water pipes, […]
With the inevitable rains of winter coming soon, I want to share some dirt road lore gleaned from years of experience and a lot of literally messing around on the dirt, ice, mud, snow and sand. When the local dirt roads are saturated with an inch or two of precipitation and have become sloppy, try […]
Caltrans is currently reporting that chains are required on all vehicles except 4-wheel drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Mountain Center to Pinyon Drive.
RIVERSIDE – The second in a series of winter storms is expected to batter Riverside County today, bringing downpours, heavy mountain snow, possible flooding, potentially damaging winds and thunderstorms. The National Weather Service has issued a slew of warnings and advisories for various parts of the Inland Empire. A winter storm warning for the mountains will remain in […]
With the wet weather moving through the area and much of the ground already saturated, Anza Valley Outlook would like to remind residents to be safe and not to try and cross flooded roadways.
The first in a series of Pacific storms poised to deliver torrential rain, heavy mountain snow and gusty wind to Riverside County through early next week is expected to move into the region late tonight.
RIVERSIDE – Rain was falling in Riverside County today as the first of two back-to-back storms struck the region. In a 48-hour period ending just after 5:30 a.m., automated gauges had collected 1.49 inches of rain at Railroad Canyon Dam; 1.46 in Perris; 1.42 in Clark; 1.38 in Riverside; 1.31 on Mount San Jacinto; 1.30 in Temecula; 1.26 […]
Santa Ana winds, low humidity and above-average temperatures are expected to raise the risk of wildfires in parts of Riverside County today and through the weekend.
“We have some of our guys ready and trained in swift water rescue,” Station 29 Fire Captain Hans Bolowich said Jan. 13 as a series of new El Niño rains were anticipated for the week. “Fortunately, there have been no major incidents related to the recent rains but we remain cautious,” the fire captain said. […]