Mary O’Keefe

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The weather service predicted small hail, wind gusts over 50 miles per hour, torrential downpours for LA today -- and even weak tornados.  Evacuation orders were issued this morning…

Deluge Bears Down on Southland Foothills

The weather service predicted small hail, wind gusts over 50 miles per hour, torrential downpours for LA today -- and even weak tornados.  Evacuation orders were issued this morning…

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