A red flag warning indicating a high risk of wildfire remained in effect today in the Santa Clarita Valley and the the San Gabriel mountains as temperatures again headed past the century mark in some areas of the Southland amid high winds, low humidity and an abundance of bone- dry vegetation.
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Many are bracing for triple-digit temperatures Sunday as a heat wave creeps back into Southern California.
Prepare for a major heat wave, Los Angeles. Yeah, we know: Your calendar now says that it’s fall. But the weather patterns of an Indian summer, mixed with our traditional
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California heat waves progressively becoming more humid, with elevated nighttime temperatures and are becoming stronger in populous coastal areas, according to a new study by climate researchers. The trend contrasts with classic California heat waves that occur in interior desert and valley areas and typically have hot days, and dryness and [...]
PLAYA VISTA (CBSLA.com) Police are warning Westside residents Tuesday about a series of burglaries they believe are tied to the heat wave. In the last week and a half, the Los Angeles Police Department’s Pacific Division has responded to 11 burglaries in Marina del Rey, Playa del Rey, Mar Vista, Palms, and Venice. Officials report [...]
LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A statewide Flex Alert has been issued for Monday amidst a week-long heat wave that has struck California. Cal ISO called for the Flex Alert Monday after a weekend of scorching temperatures throughout the Southland. Consumers are encouraged to reduce their energy use, especially between the hours of 11 a.m. and [...]
Intense heat and dry conditions sparked several brush fires around Southern California, and officials said the heat wave will continue through Sunday. A fire broke out near Chino Airport on Friday afternoon, and firefighters were battling it. In Ventura County, firefighters contained a fast-moving brush fire that for a time stymied traffic on the 101 [...]
SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA.com) — A local woman has died after being found near her wheelchair and authorities believe she may have died due to extreme heat. The San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department said in a statement that 49-year-old Cindy Marie Grycel was found unconscious next to her wheelchair about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. The discovery was [...]
BOYLE HEIGHTS (CBSLA.com) — Boyle Heights residents who don’t have air conditioning are offering tips to keep cool during this week’s heat wave. Carmen Tapia said she can’t afford an air conditioning system, so she cools her house with multiple fans. “(I) just try not to work too hard and stay outside if I can,” she said. Juanita [...]
The National Weather Service on Monday issued an excessive heat warning for parts of Southern California, as a significant heat wave moved into the region. Forecasters said thunderstorms are possible tonight and that portions of the Mojave Desert will experience highs well above 100 and lows that probably won’t dip below 90. These conditions will remain through Sunday. Humidity will continue to rise as the week progresses.
Summer solstice, the official arrival of summer, is coinciding this year with increasing temperatures, with triple-digit readings possible in some areas. According to the National Weather Service, the San Fernando and San Gabriel valleys will see highs in the 90s the next few days. Officials issued a heat advisory for inland sections of the Central [...]