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North coastal San Diego faces Labor Day broil as heat wave settles in

Sun, wind, trees. (Photo by Franck V via Unsplash)
September 4, 2020
Encinitas, Carlsbad, Solana Beach and other north coastal San Diego communities are expected to broil just as much as the rest of the county as a holiday weekend heat wave settles in, prompting a warning from the National Weather Service.

San Diego region faces prolonged heat wave, Weather Service says

Sun, wind, trees. (Photo by Franck V via Unsplash)
State power manager orders rolling blackouts
August 14, 2020
Although coastal North County is expected to escape many of the hottest temperatures, much of the San Diego region is under an excessive heat warning as it faces a week's worth of excessive warmth, the National Weather Service reports.

Sunshine Gardens, Encinitas shops work to recover from flood

Flooding from heavy rain reaches the driveway and halfway up the windows of the Sunshine Gardens property in Encinitas on Friday, April 10. (Sunshine Gardens photo)
San Dieguito Tennis Club digs out from mudslide
April 24, 2020
Sunshine Gardens and other Encinitas businesses suffered severe damage the weekend of April 10 after the San Diego region experienced unusually high rainfall. Despite the losses, the nursery and North County Olive Oil have been able to reopen. San Dieguito Tennis Club is assessing mudslide damage.

Encinitas receives nearly 5 inches of rain in 24 hours Friday

Weather Service: Five-day total hits 7.39 inches
April 10, 2020
Encinitas recorded nearly 5 inches of rain in 24 hours as of 7 p.m. Friday, April 10, as a low-pressure system parked over Southern California drenched the region over the past several days.

Santa Ana winds expected to continue through Thursday

Sun, wind, trees. (Photo by Franck V via Unsplash)
February 26, 2020
A weather service advisory will remain in effect through noon Thursday, Feb. 27, as Santa Ana winds whipped through San Diego County starting early Wednesday morning.

Encinitas sports, park facilities closed as rain returns

Rain. (Pete Nowicki, Unsplash)
December 4, 2019
All but one of Encinitas’ city sports fields and Maggie Houlihan Memorial Dog Park are closed as another storm rolls across San Diego County.

Repairs underway on train tracks affected by Del Mar bluff failure

A Coaster commuter train travels along the coast of Del Mar. (Autumn Sky Photography, iStock Getty Images)
November 30, 2019
Heavy rains over the Thanksgiving holiday led to a coastal bluff failure just feet from railroad tracks in Del Mar, authorities reported Nov. 29.

Power cut to areas of Encinitas, Rancho Santa Fe during Santa Ana

Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)
October 30, 2019
Parts of Encinitas were without power as of Wednesday morning, Oct. 30, as strong Santa Ana winds moved into the area, according to San Diego Gas & Electric and city officials.

Encinitas, utility officials on alert as Santa Ana winds set to return

Sun, wind, trees. (Photo by Franck V via Unsplash)
Latest Red Flag Warning runs through 6 p.m. Thursday
October 29, 2019
Encinitas is again on San Diego Gas & Electric’s list of potential communities affected by power cuts during Santa Ana winds predicted for late Tuesday, Oct. 29, through Thursday, Oct. 31.

Olivenhain on power-cut watch as Encinitas feels Santa Ana heat

Sun, wind, trees. (Photo by Franck V via Unsplash)
Red Flag Warning set to expire by 5 p.m. Friday
October 25, 2019
Residents in Olivenhain could again face San Diego Gas & Electric power cuts as the region continues to face hot Santa Ana temperatures and moderate winds Friday, Oct. 25, the city of Encinitas announced via Twitter. The temperature in Encinitas hit 86 degrees by 12:30 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.

Olivenhain could face power cuts during current Santa Ana

Emergency lights. (Ariel Camilo, FreeImages)
October 10, 2019
Residents in Olivenhain could face San Diego Gas & Electric power cuts in the next few days as the region faces Santa Ana conditions, the city of Encinitas announced via Twitter on Thursday, Oct. 10.

Beach areas under lightning warning; heat advisory issued

A surfer walks along Moonlight Beach in Encinitas. (Photo by Trevor Gerzen, Unsplash)
September 4, 2019
Beach areas are under a hazard statement from the National Weather Service warning of possible lightning Wednesday, Sept. 4.
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