Forecast calls for higher temps  

 In response to questions about a possible heat advisory this weekend, National Weather Service officials said Friday, “It’s going to be a hot one.”  Carol Smith, meteorologist for the NWS, said Friday that the farther inland one travels, the higher the reading on the mercury this weekend.   “In the Santa Clarita Valley, we’re expecting temperatures of 95 to 100, so

Snow covers the mountain peak near the Phillips Station meadow where the California Department of Water Resources conducted its second media snow survey of the 2024 season at Phillips Station in the Sierra Nevada. The statewide snowpack is 52 percent of normal in the Sierras, with more snow expected in the next seven day forecast for the Sierras. The survey is held approximately 90 miles east of Sacramento off Highway 50 in El Dorado County. Photo taken January 30, 2024. Fred Greaves / California Department of Water Resources

Forecast warns of wet winter ahead  

Santa Clarita Valley residents might want to keep their raincoats, umbrellas and galoshes at the ready this week, according to the forecast.  The rain could come as early as the

Right to left, Sean de Guzman, Manager of the California Department of Water Resources Snow Surveys and Water Supply Forecasting Unit prepares to insert the aluminum snow depth survey pole into the snow during the second media snow survey of the 2024 season at Phillips Station in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Assisting in the survey is Jordan Thoennes and Andy Reising, both DWR Engineers in the Snow Surveys and Water Supply Forecasting Unit, and Angelique Fabbiani-Leon – State Hydrometeorologist. The statewide Sierra Nevada snowpack is 52 percent of normal, with more snow expected in the next seven day forecast. The survey is held approximately 90 miles east of Sacramento off Highway 50 in El Dorado County. Photo taken January 30, 2024. Xavier Mascareñas / California Department of Water Resources

Second snow survey shows modest improvement

News release  The Department of Water Resources on Tuesday conducted the second snow survey of the season at Phillips Station in the Sierra Nevada. The manual survey recorded 29 inches

Santa Clarita saw rain in the early hours of Wednesday, Jan. 3. Habeba Mostafa/ The Signal

Rain expected this weekend 

Heavy rains are expected this weekend for the Santa Clarita Valley, according to the National Weather Service.   According to Carol Smith, meteorologist with NWS, rain is expected throughout the entire

The American flag flutters in the cold winds at the Rye Canyon on ramp to the Interstate-5 Southbound freeway in Valencia, Calif., on Monday, Jan. 30, 2023. Chris Torres/The Signal

Wind, frost to hit Santa Clarita this week

Santa Clarita residents can expect to face strong, chilly winds and frost on the ground as they enter the second week of January.  “The main thing going forward is wind

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New year, same showers 

You can ring in the new year with champagne showers — and the potential for real showers this holiday weekend.   “We’re going to have rain Friday night, into Saturday after

Firefighters stop on a flooded area on The Old Road on Wednesday, Dec. 20. Habeba Mostafa/ The Signal

Rainy weather expected through Friday 

If you expected rain to go away before Friday, buckle up: A heavy downpour with a chance of thunderstorms is expected Wednesday night, with the possibility of similar conditions on

SCV blows in December  

December is being blown in by high wind speeds, causing the National Weather Service to issue alerts for hazardous weather conditions in the Santa Clarita Valley.   The SCV was issued

SIGNAL FILE PHOTO: High winds blow palm trees in the Santa Clarita Valley. Dan Watson/The Signal

Gusts of wind expected until Tuesday  

You can finally put those umbrellas away but keep a coat nearby, as winds will be as strong as 60 mph throughout early this coming week, according to National Weather

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A rainy start for Thanksgiving run-up 

The rain isn’t stopping yet, so leave those umbrellas out. The National Weather Service has forecast a rainy weekend for the Santa Clarita Valley just before Thanksgiving.   “The area of

SCV is going to be singing in the rain  

It may not be time for that car wash just yet, as from Wednesday until Sunday the National Weather Service has a possibility of rain in the forecast for the