LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The National Weather Service said the ultraviolet index in the Los Angeles area will reach an extreme level Sunday.
The UV exposure level, which is measured at noon when the sun is strongest, is slated to reach a level 11.READ MORE: LA County COVID-19 Hospitalizations Nearly Quadruple In One Month
UV levels of 10 or greater mean that a fair-skinned person could sustain a sunburn in approximately four minutes if not protected against the sun.READ MORE: Travelers Stranded At LAX After Spirit Airlines Flights Are Canceled
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