LAKE ELSINORE (CBSLA) — Wednesday’s high heat gave way to thunder, rain and even hail in parts of the Inland Empire.
Sudden downpours, lighting that streaked across the skies and thunderstorms that rolled over the mountains punctuated the unrelenting heat of the day.READ MORE: Man And Woman Shot To Death In Gardena
“It was like two spurts of rain, and it was really, really hot,” Tylor Burns, a Lake Elsinore resident, said. “It was sizzling on the pavement.”READ MORE: Local Doctors Flying Back From Super Bowl Save Woman's Life On Plane
But it wasn’t just Riverside County that was feeling the heat. The San Bernardino city of Ontario reached a high of 108 degrees — the hottest temperature reported on this day in 21 years.MORE NEWS: Rally Held Outside LA Hall Of Justice To Recall District Attorney George Gascón
And the heat isn’t done yet — the area is expected to get another three to four days of very high temperatures.