Southern California residents are braced for sizzling temperatures following an excessive heat warning Thursday.
Get ready for the heat. Valley temperatures will approach 100 degrees Thursday. The heat wave will continue through the weekend and into Monday. Excessive heat warnings are in effect for most inland areas and some mountain communities. Expect sunny skies through the extended forecast.
The marine layer has pushed back to the coast and we will see more sunshine today with warmer temperatures. But the real warm up begins tomorrow and lasts through the beginning of next week. Near record breaking heat for valleys.
A cold front has swept through the west coast and some of the marine layer has scoured out a bit. There are still some low clouds that will clear out. Highs will be a little warmer than yesterday, but by tomorrow we start a significant warm up that will last into next week.
A study has found California heat waves are progressively becoming more humid, with elevated nighttime temperatures and are becoming stronger in populous coastal areas.
We are anticipating the beginning of a cool down for the next few days.
Police are warning Westside residents Tuesday about a series of burglaries they believe are tied to the heat wave.
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.
From “skinny water” to “coconut water” to “vitamin water,” it’s easy to get confused by all the specialty waters out there, especially when people are struggling to stay hydrated in this 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.
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.
A local woman has died after being found near her wheelchair and authorities believe she may have died due to extreme heat.
Officials canceled a statewide Flex alert issued for the weekend , however it will remain in effect through Friday.