June 11, 2019

USA: The Heat Is On: Second Day Of Triple-Digit Temperatures Are Roasting SoCal. ๐Ÿ”ฅ


CBS Los Angeles published on June 11, 2019: Triple-Digit Temperatures Hit Southern California A 2nd Day. Summer is back after an extended winter of cold temperatures, rain and snow. Kandiss Crone reports.

CBS Los Angeles published on June 11, 2019: San Fernando Valley Roasts As Heat Wave Peaks. Folks in Woodland Hills and other cities Tuesday were just trying to stay out of the sun any way they could.

CBS2 News, Los Angeles local
written by Staff
Tuesday June 11, 2019

LOS ANGELES — After an extended cool and rainy winter, the summer heat is back with a vengeance.

A heat advisory goes into effect for most of Southern California starting at 10 a.m., when temperatures are forecast to be in the upper 90s to around 104, according to the National Weather Service.

Several Inland Empire communities broke heat records Monday. Hemet hit a high of 103 degrees, breaking the previous record of 100 reached in 1918. In Thermal, the high hit 113 degrees, two degrees higher than the old record in 2008.

Ontario reached a scorching 107 degrees, blowing way past the old record of 89 set in 2018, while the mountain community of Idyllwild hit a high of 89 degrees, a degree higher than the old record of 88 set in 1973.

Tuesday’s heat started out early, with some San Fernando Valley and Inland Empire areas waking up to 70 degrees before even 6 a.m.

A heat advisory will be in effect for Ventura, Los Angeles and Orange counties, and most of the Inland Empire, warning of heat capable of causing heat-related illnesses. In the Coachella Valley, an excessive heat warning will be in effect through Wednesday night.

Los Angeles is forecast to reach a high of 93 degrees, with the valleys expected to hit highs of 103 or more. Even the beaches will be toasty, flirting with 80-degree temperatures.

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