U.S. 101 High Speed Pursuit, CHP Officer Injured

What began as a traffic stop quickly turned into an assault on a California Highway Patrol officer, followed by a high speed pursuit down the U.S. 101 southbound Thursday afternoon.

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Los Angeles

Special Statement:

Issued at: 5:18 PM PDT on August 26, 2015, expires at: 5:30 PM PDT on August 27, 2015
  • ...Very hot temperatures for southwest California through Friday... Very hot weather will continue to affect southwest California through late in the week. High temperatures through Friday are expected to peak between 100 to 106 degrees over the interior valleys and deserts...with highs 85 to 95 degrees over interior coastal areas. Closer to the coast...highs will range from the mid 70s to lower 90s. A cooling trend is expected over the weekend...with temperatures dropping several degrees each day. Heat index values may approach critical levels in some areas each day...and temperatures may be high enough to create health risks for infants...the elderly...outdoor workers...or those participating in strenuous outdoor activities. With the combination of very hot temperatures and extremely dry vegetation there will also be elevated fire danger during this period. Smith 518 PM PDT Wed Aug 26 2015 ...Very hot temperatures for southwest California through Friday... Very hot weather will continue to affect southwest California through late in the week. High temperatures through Friday are expected to peak between 100 to 106 degrees over the interior valleys and deserts...with highs 85 to 95 degrees over interior coastal areas. Closer to the coast...highs will range from the mid 70s to lower 90s. A cooling trend is expected over the weekend...with temperatures dropping several degrees each day. Heat index values may approach critical levels in some areas each day...and temperatures may be high enough to create health risks for infants...the elderly...outdoor workers...or those participating in strenuous outdoor activities. With the combination of very hot temperatures and extremely dry vegetation there will also be elevated fire danger during this period. Smith 518 PM PDT Wed Aug 26 2015 ...Very hot temperatures for southwest California through Friday... Very hot weather will continue to affect southwest California through late in the week. High temperatures through Friday are expected to peak between 100 to 106 degrees over the interior valleys and deserts...with highs 85 to 95 degrees over interior coastal areas. Closer to the coast...highs will range from the mid 70s to lower 90s. A cooling trend is expected over the weekend...with temperatures dropping several degrees each day. Heat index values may approach critical levels in some areas each day...and temperatures may be high enough to create health risks for infants...the elderly...outdoor workers...or those participating in strenuous outdoor activities. With the combination of very hot temperatures and extremely dry vegetation there will also be elevated fire danger during this period. Smith 518 PM PDT Wed Aug 26 2015 ...Very hot temperatures for southwest California through Friday... Very hot weather will continue to affect southwest California through late in the week. High temperatures through Friday are expected to peak between 100 to 106 degrees over the interior valleys and deserts...with highs 85 to 95 degrees over interior coastal areas. Closer to the coast...highs will range from the mid 70s to lower 90s. A cooling trend is expected over the weekend...with temperatures dropping several degrees each day. Heat index values may approach critical levels in some areas each day...and temperatures may be high enough to create health risks for infants...the elderly...outdoor workers...or those participating in strenuous outdoor activities. With the combination of very hot temperatures and extremely dry vegetation there will also be elevated fire danger during this period. 518 PM PDT Wed Aug 26 2015 ...Very hot temperatures for southwest California through Friday... Very hot weather will continue to affect southwest California through late in the week. High temperatures through Friday are expected to peak between 100 to 106 degrees over the interior valleys and deserts...with highs 85 to 95 degrees over interior coastal areas. Closer to the coast...highs will range from the mid 70s to lower 90s. A cooling trend is expected over the weekend...with temperatures dropping several degrees each day. Heat index values may approach critical levels in some areas each day...and temperatures may be high enough to create health risks for infants...the elderly...outdoor workers...or those participating in strenuous outdoor activities. With the combination of very hot temperatures and extremely dry vegetation there will also be elevated fire danger during this period. 518 PM PDT Wed Aug 26 2015 ...Very hot temperatures for southwest California through Friday... Very hot weather will continue to affect southwest California through late in the week. High temperatures through Friday are expected to peak between 100 to 106 degrees over the interior valleys and deserts...with highs 85 to 95 degrees over interior coastal areas. Closer to the coast...highs will range from the mid 70s to lower 90s. A cooling trend is expected over the weekend...with temperatures dropping several degrees each day. Heat index values may approach critical levels in some areas each day...and temperatures may be high enough to create health risks for infants...the elderly...outdoor workers...or those participating in strenuous outdoor activities. With the combination of very hot temperatures and extremely dry vegetation there will also be elevated fire danger during this period.
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