L.A. NOW

Southern California -- this just in

« Previous Post | L.A. NOW Home | Next Post »

Record-low temperatures set in Southern California as a cold front grips the region

May 16, 2011 |  7:21 pm

Several record low-temperatures for the day were recorded in Southern California on Monday as a cold low-pressure system settled over the region.

Long Beach Airport bottomed out at 49 degrees, breaking by one degree a record set in 1964, according to the  National Weather Service.

UCLA recorded a low of 47 degrees. That broke a record of 48 degrees for the day set in 1953, the Weather Service said. Lancaster tied a 42-degree record that has stood since 1955.

Big Bear recorded a low of 25 degrees, which broke a record of 26 degrees that was recorded in 1995.

In Ventura County, Camarillo was 42 degrees, breaking by one degree a record set in 1955.

The Los Angeles area is expected to experience gusty southwest winds and rain Tuesday morning, according to the Weather Service.

ALSO:

Mother of beaten Giants fan thanks L.A. residents for their support

Hip hop artist M-Bone fatally shot after leaving Inglewood studio, police say

ACLU sues San Diego school district over taking political messages off benches

— Robert J. Lopez

Twitter: @LAJourno

Comments 

Advertisement










Video