Malibu Canyon Road was closed in the city of Malibu Monday due to a brush fire due to a car over the side, authorities said.
Authorities in Pomona say a 3-year-old girl died from heat exposure after being found in a sweltering car after a family outing.
Forecasters say a high-pressure system moving in Thursday will bring hot, dry conditions along with gusty winds to greater Los Angeles.
The forecast continues to stay on track with very warm temperatures inland and mild conditions in the basin and at the beach.
Firefighters across the southland are bracing for an increase in heat-related emergency calls and escalated fire danger as already-hot temperatures are expected to get even hotter.
The warm weather continues for inland valley residents – especially the high desert where triple digit heat will continue into the beginning of next week.
Southland residents will feel a sudden urge for ice cream and all things cool as the heat wave carries on into Tuesday.
Get ready for a sizzling start to the work week.
Fog, drizzle and some rain have turned the region very damp Saturday morning under what the National Weather Service says is a typical June cloud pattern over the coasts and valleys.
Scientists say a ripple effect is making California’s drought even worse, as the state’s annual “June Gloom” cloud cover has been disappearing over recent years.
It’s a June Gloomy morning once again. Look for the clouds to linger Thursday throughout the day.
Some clearing will be seen this afternoon with daytime highs topping out in the mid 70s; possibly just a degree or two cooler than yesterday.
Things are a little backward in Southern California, at least weather-wise.
One year ago, on Memorial Day 2014, the roads and highways were absolutely jammed with people looking to escape the heat by spending their holiday at LA’s beaches.
This year produced a different story.
The work week will close out on a cooler and cloudy note.