Southern California could see record-breaking high temperatures this weekend while the rest of the country shivers.
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.
A heat advisory was in effect Friday for the Valleys and Basin as sweltering temperatures and Santa Ana winds make for extreme fire danger in the region.
A red flag warning has been issued for parts of the Southland Thursday due to high temperatures, low humidity and windy conditions.
Power outages cut air conditioning Sunday for thousands of Southland residents suffering through triple-digit heat.
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.
A red flag warning issued for most of the Southland continued to be in effect Tuesday, signifying hot temperatures and Santa Ana winds.
The Los Angeles County Health Department Thursday issued a Heat Alert for the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys.
A 26-year-old mother was arrested Monday after allegedly leaving her year-old daughter inside her car as she went grocery shopping in North Hollywood, where temperatures were above 100 degrees.
Los Angeles fire officials say they expect to fully contain a wildfire near the Getty Center art museum above Interstate 405 on Sunday.
Still above average today…but a little cooler. There is a slight chance for an afternoon thunderstorm. More cooling tomorrow. Warming on Sunday.
A study has found California heat waves are progressively becoming more humid, with elevated nighttime temperatures and are becoming stronger in populous coastal areas.
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.
An excessive heat warning denoting potentially deadly conditions will be in effect over vast areas of the Southland Wednesday and Thursday as a result of the heat wave gripping the region.
Hot weather will grace us for the middle of this work week. Downtown temperatures will be well into the 90s and valleys will be sweating above 100 degrees.