This week’s rainfall in Long Beach broke a record set in 1967

Thunderstorms that swept through Southern California produced record rainfall in parts of Los Angeles County, the National Weather Service reported today.

Daily rainfall records were set 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, zero inches of rain was recorded.

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

It is expected to be clear with highs in the 80s in Long Beach today.

In the Antelope Valley, it is expected clear and breezy with highs between 78and 80.

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