Record rainfall measured across L.A. County

Palm trees and rain.
Palm trees and rain. Photo credit Getty Images

LOS ANGELES (KNX) — Thunderstorms swept through Los Angeles County and across Southern California, dousing some neighborhoods with record rainfall, the National Weather Service reported today.

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The rainfall set daily records in Long Beach, Lancaster, and Palmdale.

At Long Beach Airport, 0.11 inches of rain was recorded, breaking the record of a trace set in 1967.

In Lancaster, 0.51 inches of rain was recorded, setting the record. Previously, meteorologists recorded zero inches of rain.

At Palmdale Airport, 0.3 inches of rain was recorded, setting the record. The previous record was zero inches.

Experts say Thursday will bring clear skies with highs in the 80s in Long Beach today. In the Antelope Valley, it is expected to be clear and breezy, with highs between 78 and 80.

City News Service contributed to this report.

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