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After Stormy Weather, Sun Shines on the Academy Awards

March 3, 2014

Winter Storm Titan couldn't put a damper on Hollywood's biggest night. As expected, after a blustery few days of torrential downpours and mudslides in California, the rain stopped in Tinseltown before the start of Sunday's Academy Awards. After lingering showers earlier in the afternoon soaked portions of the red carpet, the sun made a cameo as arrivals began to stream into the Dolby Theatre.

"Downtown LA saw some rain early in the afternoon. But by late afternoon, the rain moved out, the sun intermittently peeked through the clouds and temperatures rose into the low 60s," weather.com meteorologist Alan Raymond said.

(MORE: Winter Storm Titan Marches East)

The weather didn't seem to be a factor at all in celebrity style. Gowns ranged from backless to strapless dresses to long-sleeved and men donned anything from full tuxes to dress shirts.  Click through our slideshow above for some of the sights from the red carpet and the rainy preparations before the event.

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