Inland Empire weather

Inland Empire communities - particulalry those near the Cranston Fire and Holy Fire burn areas - are being advised to prepare for the first major rain event in Southern California in months, expected today.  More form KVCR's Ken Vincent.

What could be record-breaking heat is expected in the Inland Empire over the next couple of days.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has this report on how you can best be prepared to make it through this week with minimal discomfort or danger.

KCAL via You Tube

Some of the hottest weather of the year could hit Inland Empire this week, with record-breaking temperatures expected around the region by Wednesday.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

Pockafwye via Flickr Creative Commons

Later this week, Southern California is due to suffer some of the hottest conditions of the year in the days following the 4th of July.  Details from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

Kristian Prevc ‏on Twitter

In the San Bernardino County High Desert, they're removing tumbleweeds by the truckfull in Victorville.  As Danielle Karson reports, strong winds piled them up.

Over the next few days, Inland Empire weather will drop from high temperatures in the balmy 90s of a day or two ago, to highs in the brisk 60s a day or two from now... and then will bounce back up again through the coming weekend.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

KVCR's Ken Vincent details the latest National Weather Service forecast, which calls for rain heavy at times to fall over the Inland Empire over the next couple of days, particularly on Thursday.

A second offshore storm this week will bring more rain to the Inland valleys and more blowing snow to the mountains.  KVCR's Ken Vincent details the regional forecast.

Colder-than-usual temperatures and occasional snow flurries in the mountains will dominate Inland Empire weather for at least the rest of this week.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

Some daytime showers and overnight temperatures at or just below freezing are in the forecast for the Inland Valleys for the next couple of days.  In the mountains, blowing snow, strong winds, and overnight lows in the teens are in the forecast for at least the first part of this week.  More on what's expected from Inland Empire weather from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

You Tube

With temperatures in the 80s and wind gusts expected to reach or exceed 60 mph in the inland valleys and local mountains, the National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning and a Red Flag Warning for increased wildfire danger throughout the region today (Monday).  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

KTLA 5 TV Los Angeles

Some 150 homes that were in last fall's Canyon Fire burn area in southwest Corona are under mandatory evacuation orders because of the risk of damaging mudflows and debris from the hills above those homes.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

Stan Lim, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG

Voluntary evacuation orders were issued yesterday for residents of south Corona who's homes are in the Canyon Fire burn area.  The Canyon Fire burned 2,600 acres last fall, and there is concern that today's heavy rain could cause flooding and mudslides that would put homes in the burn area in danger.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

CBS Local 2 Los Angeles via You Tube

After a hot, dry 2017, the Inland Empire is finally going to get some significant rain this week - and our local mountains will get some snow accumulation - as a wet weather system moves across Southern California tonight through tomorrow.  Details on what to expect from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

The National Weather Service has put out red flag warnings for a high risk of wildfire danger in the Inland Empire and elsewhere across the region, thanks to gusty Santa Ana winds, low humidity, and rising temperatures expected for the next several days.  More from KVCR 's Ken Vincent.

KABC TV Los Angeles

After record-breaking temperatures around the Inland Empire and across Southern California yesterday (Monday), weather forecasters are warning of hotter conditions today, and a continued risk of wildfires through tomorrow.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.


Inland Empire weather is in the news today (Thursday).  Just days after hot weather last week, today's weather in the Inland Valleys is expected to include a chance of showers and high temperatures barely over 70 degrees, and there may be a bit of blowing snow in the local mountains above 6000 feet tonight.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.

Add up the combination of oppressive heat straining the power grid and lightning, thunder, and heavy rain overnight, and you get conditions perfect for wildfires and power outages that plagued the Inland Empire last night and this morning.  Details from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

Officials at the National Weather Service and other agencies are warning residents of Inland Southern California that the oppressive - and occasionally dangerous - heat will continue to bake the region today and for the next couple of days at least.  Danielle Karson filed this report for NPR News.

The heat and humidity that have been plaguing the Inland Empire recently was aggravated by rain and wind whipping through the Inland Empire again yesterday (Wednesday).  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.


A warm, wet, windy storm tore through the Inland Empire yesterday, resulting in flooded streets, downed trees and power poles, power outages, and some property damage.  And forecasters say today could be a repeat of yesterday's weather.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent


The hot, humid weather the Inland Empire will feel today (Thursday) will be amplified tomorrow and Saturday, and the National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for the inland valleys and the mountains for potentially hazardous temperatures from tomorrow morning through Saturday night.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has details on the forecast for the valleys and the mountains.

From today (Wednesday) for the rest of the week, Inland Empire weather is going to be hot.  And then, through the coming weekend, it'll be even hotter, and muggy as well.  And in our local mountains, above-normal heat will persist alongside a chance of showers and thunderstorms for the next few days.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has the National Weather Service forecast for the inland valleys and mountains.

High temperatures broke records in the inland deserts over the weekend, and the National Weather Service says we'll have one more triple-digit day in the inland valleys before things start to cool down a bit this week.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

The heat wave continues across Southern California, pushing temperatures to record-breaking highs, stressing the electrical grid, and aggravating wildfires being fought around the region.  Temperatures will be a bit more moderate tomorrow (Friday), but triple-digit temps will likely hang around the Inland Empire through the weekend.  More information in this report from NPR's Danielle Karson and KVCR's Ken Vincent.

Just like yesterday, the operator of California's electricity distribution grid has once again issued a statewide Flex Alert for today (Wednesday).  Residents all across the state are being asked to take measures to conserve power - particularly during the afternoon and evening hours - to help relieve stress on the grid that comes from an extreme demand for power.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

Triple-digit high temperatures are expected to continue today and tomorrow throughout the inland valleys and in the local mountain communities, as an excessive heat advisroy continues throughout Southern California.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has the inland valley and mountain forecasts.


Temperatures are expected to soar into the triple digits in the Inland Empire from this weekend through most of next week.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has this detailed forecast for the Inland Valleys and our local mountain communities.

Regional air quality officials warned this week that much of Southern California could experience "very unhealthy" air pollution as the heat wave takes hold of the weather in the coming days.  Details from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

A spring rainstorm put a crimp in outdoor activities around the Inland Empire yesterday (Sunday), and weather forecasters say more wet, chilly weather is in store for the region.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.