New Record Of 35 Degrees Set In Downtown Overnight
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — Winds up to 50 mph are adding to California’s big chill misery, as residents bundle up in record cold.
Downtown Los Angeles dipped to a record 35 degrees just before 4 a.m. Monday breaking a low of 36 set in 2007.
Elsewhere, it was 9 degrees in high desert Lancaster, 25 degrees in Fresno, and 36 degrees in Palm Springs.
In Angeles National Forest, where overnight temperatures have been dropping into the 20s, Arcadia hiker Danny Kim was found Sunday night after surviving 26 hours in the frigid West Fork wilderness. The 28-year-old hiker was airlifted to a hospital for treatment of hypothermia.
Santa Ana winds are raking areas in Ventura County.
A wind advisory is in effect until 3 a.m. Tuesday along the coast, in downtown L.A., and in the Hollywood Hills, and until noon Tuesday in the San Fernando Valley.
A high wind warning will be in place until 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon in the San Gabriel mountains, the Santa Mountains Recreational Area, the Santa Clarita Valley and the Orange County coastal plain.
Gusts could reach at least 58 miles per hour.
The Southland is expecting a warm up later in the week with highs reaching the 70s.