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Big Waves And Rip Currents Already Have Claimed One Swimmer's Life This Weekend
High surf and rip currents from Hurricane Norbert have already left one night swimmer dead in Redondo Beach.
Marlon Fajardo, 21, went missing at 3:30 a.m. after he was swept under waves that lifeguards said were up to three feet, according to City News Service. A dive team found Fajardo’s body in the water near the Redondo Beach Pier this morning, according to ABC7.
#BREAKINGNEWS Body of missing 21-year-old swimmer Marlon Fajardo has been recovered near Redondo Beach Pier http://t.co/HE7qJvGjge— ABC7 Eyewitness News (@ABC7) September 6, 2014
REDONDO BEACH UPDATE: Missing swimmer, 21, ID'd as Marlon Fajardo http://t.co/HE7qJvGjge Multi-agency search underway pic.twitter.com/dXgSzghCWW— ABC7 Eyewitness News (@ABC7) September 6, 2014
The National Weather Service issued a high surf advisory to be in effect until 6 a.m. Monday morning after Hurricane Norbert hit Baja, California this weekend. They said surf was expected to peak Friday night to midday Saturday, with four- to seven-foot waves and 10-footers locally on south-facing beaches, impacting areas from Orange County all the way through Malibu and Ventura County.
We know it’s hot out there, but think twice about going into the ocean this weekend—National Weather Service handily says, “In doubt … just stay out.” Meanwhile, although there was a good chance of rain in San Diego, San Bernardino and Ventura Counties, L.A. County had just a 20 percent chance of rain Sunday.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.