Red flag warnings for parts of Southern California are in effect as a result of strong winds, dry conditions and warm temperatures.
Still quite hot today with temperatures into the 100s inland and upper 80s to 90 in the coastal plain. A cooling trend is on tap for the rest of the week. Expect below average temps by Saturday and Sunday.
Fire officials on Monday braced for a last gasp of summer-like heat amid a red flag warning for much of the Southland.
Not quite as warm today as a cut-off low moves into the Great Basin, encouraging an on-shore flow and cooler temperatures Tuesday.
Expect mostly sunny skies and warmer temperatures today and for the rest of the week. By tomorrow we could see some 100s in the valleys. Cooler weather for the weekend.
A group of runners participating in a cross country race in Costa Mesa were taken to area hospitals to be treated for heat-related injuries, a fire captain said.
Firefighters are battling a brush fire along Rustic Canyon Road on the Westside.
Southern California is broiling in triple-digit heat as high pressure turned the airflow offshore and brought record highs.
The recent heat wave could be a major factor in a string of residential and vehicle burglaries in East Hollywood, according to police.
Still above average today…but a little cooler. There is a slight chance for an afternoon thunderstorm. More cooling tomorrow. Warming on Sunday.
The high pressure hasn’t moved much, so that will leave us with highs in the 100s in our valley cities and into the upper 80s and low 90s for the basin.
Warm weather will still dominate our inland areas for the next couple of days.
One of the nation’s biggest banks is denying allegations of possible energy market manipulation in Southern California and throughout the state.
About three dozen youths on a hike in Griffith Park were treated for heat exhaustion on Tuesday.
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.