LOS ANGELES (CBSLA)  — The temperature in downtown Los Angeles hit a record 92 degrees Sunday, as the Southland sweltered under a red flag fire warning.

Sunday’s high smashed the previous record of 91 degress set in 2008.

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Heat records were also broken in Long Beach, Camarillo, Riverside, Anaheim, Idyllwild, LAX, and Santa Ana.

But relief could be on the way: CBS2/KCAL 9 meteorologist Alex Biston is forecasting cooler temperatures early in the week.

In the meantime, a red flag warning for extreme fire danger due to high winds has been issued for the Santa Clarita and San Fernando valleys through 6 p.m. Sunday.

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