Jul 7, 2018

More temperature records set as heat wave grips Southern California

Southern California, CA
USA
by
Shelby Grad
,
LA Times
A message board tells the tale at Calvary Church on Shoup Avenue in West Hills. Photo: Brian van der Brug, Los Angeles Times
A message board tells the tale at Calvary Church on Shoup Avenue in West Hills. Photo: Brian van der Brug, Los Angeles Times

The second day of a dangerous heat wave brought record-high temperatures across Southern California.

Saturday was slightly cooler than Friday, but many areas topped out well above the century mark. Among the communities setting records for the day: Downtown L.A. (104 degrees), Burbank (105), Van Nuys (110), Woodland Hills (113), Santa Ana (103), Riverside (113), Escondido (109) and Ramona (108).

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Unlike Friday, there were no communities that set all-time temperature records Saturday. Among the places that hit that milestone Friday were Van Nuys Airport (117 degrees), Burbank Airport (114), UCLA (111) and Santa Ana (114).