We’ve been experiencing dangerously hot weather.
The woman is still having trouble communicating and reportedly does not know her name.
Utility crews continue to work Wednesday to restore power to about 2,100 customers throughout Los Angeles County.
High temperatures were expected again Wednesday as a heat wave blankets the Southland for the seventh straight day, though the heat might back off just a bit.
“Before you hit the hill, you are sweating profusely. Then you start adding the hills and the hiking and all the gear that we carry and dehydration becomes a big factor,” Captain Todd Downing says.
Power outages cut air conditioning Sunday for thousands of Southland residents suffering through triple-digit heat.
It did not take long for the heat to return on Sunday. In some areas, it never really went away.
The last week of summer is bringing the hottest temperatures of the season to the Southland.
“I’m sweating and it feels like all humid,” said 8-year-old Kian Ilbeig.
Temperatures will soar into the 100s through Saturday, Sunday, Monday and even Tuesday.
Police and health officials Thursday warned the public about the dangers of leaving a child alone in a hot vehicle following the death of a Sylmar toddler.
Temperatures reached the triple digits in much of the San Fernando Valley and 92 in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday but forecasters predict slightly lower afternoon temperatures for Friday.
Drivers also are urged to never leave children, the elderly or pets in a parked vehicle even for a short period of time.
A six-year-old poodle was recovering Wednesday after being rescued from inside a locked car trunk while his owner shopped at a Fontana grocery store, officials said.
While Monday’s thunderstorm threats made for a pleasant drop in temperatures for many Southland residents, those working outside found less of a break.