Triple Digit Temperatures
Health officials issued a heat alert on Thursday for residents as scorching temperatures grips Southern California.
The last week of summer is bringing the hottest temperatures of the season to the Southland.
Drivers also are urged to never leave children, the elderly or pets in a parked vehicle even for a short period of time.
The weathermen, and women, all said it would be hot Friday.
Temperatures again climbed into triple-digit territory in valley areas of the Southland Tuesday.
The National Weather Service has declared an excessive heat watch for much of the Southland.
The first weekend of autumn is being greeted with a Red Flag Warning Saturday, as desert-dry winds and high temperatures are building across the region.