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Hot Weather

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Heat Alert Issued For LA, Santa Clarita, San Gabriel Valleys

The Los Angeles County Health Department Thursday issued a Heat Alert for the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/05/2013

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Baby Found In Parked Car With Windows Rolled Up At North Hollywood Grocery Store

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.

10/01/2012

A fast-moving brush fire broke out east of the Sepulveda Pass near the Getty Center on Sept. 14, 2012. (credit: CBS)

Getty Center Reopens, Wildfire 40 Percent Contained

Los Angeles fire officials say they expect to fully contain a wildfire near the Getty Center art museum above Interstate 405 on Sunday.

09/15/2012

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Josh Rubenstein’s Weather Forecast (Aug. 30)

Still above average today…but a little cooler. There is a slight chance for an afternoon thunderstorm. More cooling tomorrow. Warming on Sunday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/30/2012

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Study: California Experiencing Stronger Heat Waves Along The Coast

A study has found California heat waves are progressively becoming more humid, with elevated nighttime temperatures and are becoming stronger in populous coastal areas.

08/29/2012

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Experts Weigh In On Skinny Water, Coconut Water, Other Specialty Brands Of H2O

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.

08/13/2012

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Excessive Heat Warning Issued For Several Southland Areas

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/11/2012

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Josh Rubenstein’s Weather Forecast (September 6)

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/06/2011

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Defeat The Heat At LA County Cooling Centers

The county health department has provided a list of cooling centers at local libraries and community facilities to help residents cope with rising temperatures Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2011

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The Heat Is On! SoCal Braces For Another Day Of Triple-Digit Temperatures

Southern California’s heat wave is expected to stick around, bringing with it humidity and triple-digit temperatures.

08/28/2011

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Record Breaking Temperatures Hit Southland

The National Weather Service reports the mercury reached 92 degrees, breaking the old record of 90 set in 1966.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/31/2011

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Extreme Heat Breaks Los Angeles Record

California’s blistering fall heat wave sent temperatures to an all-time record high of 113 degrees Monday in downtown Los Angeles.

09/27/2010