Beat The Heat
Temperatures climbed into the triple digits in some parts of Southern California on Sunday, as swaths of the state baked in another day of unusually hot fall weather.
The air conditioning went out at the San Bernardino Unified School District headquarters and at two schools, prompting officials and students to head home early.
Consumers are encouraged to reduce their energy use, especially between the hours of 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Air conditioning specialists have seen an increase in AC breakdowns since the beginning of the excessive heat wave.
The week-long Southern California heat wave has triggered another Flex Alert, asking consumers to conserve electricity between the hours of 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Inland and valley areas will bake in triple-digit heat Sunday as the Southland’s heat wave enters its seventh day.
A car crash created an extensive traffic jam that sickened some motorists as they sat through triple-digit heat, California Highway Patrol officials said.
Temperatures soared as Southern California entered its sixth day of a continuing heat wave that strained energy supplies and sent thousands to beaches and shopping malls in search of cooler climes.
North Hollywood Ice Company has been providing ice to residents since 1929, and this heat wave is just increasing business.
A local woman has died after being found near her wheelchair and authorities believe she may have died due to extreme heat.
In the dead heat of summer many residents are looking for ways to save as their energy bill skyrockets.
Officials canceled a statewide Flex alert issued for the weekend , however it will remain in effect through Friday.
Cooling centers are available in the Southland to help residents cope with the excessive heat.
The excessive heat blanketing the Southland Thursday didn’t stop local youth sports and other outdoor activities in Arcadia.
A statewide Flex alert asking Californians to conserve power has been issued for the weekend between the hours of 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., in the midst of a brutal heat wave.