Locally dense fog Monday night; gusty winds 20 to 30 mph Tuesday with occasional rain; arctic blast Tuesday night, windy and much colder, ice or snow possible Wednesday, should all melt away by noon Thursday.
9-12-05 - A large portion of Los Angeles was blacked out Monday when electrical power was lost.
The power got knocked out shortly before 1 p.m. after two power surges.
Traffic lights throughout downtown and the San Fernando Valley were not working, causing major traffic problems, according to video from helicopter news crews.
Downtown highrises also were darkened.
The city's department of water and power said it was investigating the cause and extent of the outage.