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.
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.
Southern California’s heat wave is expected to stick around, bringing with it humidity and triple-digit temperatures.
The National Weather Service reports the mercury reached 92 degrees, breaking the old record of 90 set in 1966.
California’s blistering fall heat wave sent temperatures to an all-time record high of 113 degrees Monday in downtown Los Angeles.