The weather station at SFO simultaneously reported an eerily similar and freakish cloudburst which was apparantly triggered by the events in LA. Aside from the timing and lack of warning signs, the intense precipitation generated just below waist height is unprecedented and unexplained.
The unusual yellow tint was initially attributed to pollutants captured during extreme wind shear. Experts with the CA EPA have since backpedaled and refuse to speculate pending further tests.
Modeling by climatologists at both USC and UC Berkley pointed to intense high pressure emanating from Arizona as the cause.
In apparantly unrelated but coincidental news, the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Psychiatric Association reported an outbreak of sleepwalking among high profile local athletes.