Southern Californians have one more day of high temperatures to contend with before the three-day heat wave gives way to a cooling trend.
A heat wave expected to last through Friday began rolling over Southern California Wednesday, with temperatures expected to reach triple digits and rain in some areas.
Seniors living in one apartment building along Sherman Way in Van Nuys have reportedly been suffering through their own heat wave over the last 11 days.
Temperatures will continue to hover near the triple digits Monday, but forecasters say cooler weather will begin to move into the region soon.
Southern California’s heat wave intensified Friday, prompting people to seek relief at beaches, splash pads and community cooling centers.
Crews on Wednesday contained a 20-acre brush fire that burned on a mountain in the Mt. Baldy area.
Temperatures will continue to rise on Wednesday for areas throughout Southern California.
The National Weather Service says upper-level high pressure over New Mexico will begin to move westward on Wednesday and temperatures will jump above normal everywhere except at the beaches.
Scorching temperatures are expected to continue Wednesday throughout Southern California.
Forecasters say a high-pressure system moving in Thursday will bring hot, dry conditions along with gusty winds to greater Los Angeles.
Firefighters across the southland are bracing for an increase in heat-related emergency calls and escalated fire danger as already-hot temperatures are expected to get even hotter.
Southland residents will feel a sudden urge for ice cream and all things cool as the heat wave carries on into Tuesday.
The recent heat wave was a blooming catastrophe for Southern California’s poppy reserve.
Temperatures will hover in the upper 80s and low 90s once again Monday.
High pressure combined with an off-shore flow will bring temperatures well into the 90s for many locations. There could be record breakers Friday and Saturday.