Flash flood warnings in place across Southern California as New Year’s Eve storm approaches — #OrangeCounty Register

A series of winter storms have prompted flash flood evacuation warnings and wind advisories across Southern California that could dampen New Year’s Eve celebrations.  The storm will bring intense rain moving south through the state and is expected to drop up to one inch of rainfall per hour, according to the National Weather Service…

Flash flood warnings in place across Southern California as New Year’s Eve storm approaches — Orange County Register

Rare snowy owl sighting in Orange County captivates local residents — KTLA

A rare sight captivated locals as a snowy owl was discovered on the rooftop of an Orange County home on Wednesday. Excitement was palpable as a crowd of birdwatchers gathered at a home near Orangewood Avenue and Holder Street in Cypress to observe the owl resting on the roof.

Rare snowy owl sighting in Orange County captivates local residents — KTLA

#Disneyland doesn’t plan to close its gates as holiday crowds fill the park — Orange County Register

The annual tradition of Disneyland closing its gates between Christmas and New Year’s Day won’t happen this year thanks to advance reservations and a passholder ban even as holiday crowds fill the Anaheim theme park to near capacity.

Disneyland doesn’t plan to close its gates as holiday crowds fill the park — Orange County Register

Rose Parade prompts return of early morning #Metrolink service — Orange County Register

Early morning Metrolink train service on Monday, Jan. 2, will be available during the Rose Parade for the first time since 2020. Agency leaders intend to make early-morning service available on five Metrolink lines starting Monday for the 104th Rose Parade, so spectators can go leave home knowing they have a reliable connection…

Rose Parade prompts return of early morning Metrolink service — Orange County Register

Southwest Airlines cancels all flights at San Diego airport for rest of day — FOX 5 San Diego

SAN DIEGO — There’s mass confusion and frustration at San Diego International Airport, with travelers waiting for hours in long lines to find out when they can fly out after ongoing flight delays and cancelations.Most of those are with Southwest Airlines, which announced early Monday afternoon that it is canceling all flights at the airport…

Southwest Airlines cancels all flights at San Diego airport for rest of day — FOX 5 San Diego
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