LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Unseasonable heat and strong winds combined to shatter records in Southern California before noon Monday.

Camarillo and Oxnard saw temps as high as 90 degrees by late morning, breaking records as old as 50 years ago.

Downtown Los Angeles reported temps as high as 94 degrees, tying the record set in 1890.

Some other records that fell Monday included:

— 91 degrees at UCLA, topping record of 87 set in 1968;
— 95 degrees in Long Beach, breaking the 1968 record of 91 degrees; and
— 92 degrees in Burbank, topping the record of 91 set in 2014.

A wind advisory was in effect for the Los Angeles County portion of the San Gabriel Mountains, where gusts of up to 60 miles per hour are possible through the Interstate 5 corridor, but more wind advisories may have to be issued later Monday morning, NWS meteorologist Curt Kaplan said.

The heat will continue Tuesday, but are forecast to drop as much as eight degrees Tuesday as the Santa Ana winds die down, according to the NWS.

(© Copyright 2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. City News Service contributed to this report.)

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