Jun 19, 2016

Heat wave produces record temperatures

Alpine, CA
Ramona, Ramona, CA
Campo, CA
El Cajon, CA
USA
by
David Garrick
,
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Water from his water bottle drains off cyclist and race coordinator Darrell McPherren, a retired San Diego Police sergeant, as he and Los Angeles Police officer Andy Vergala try to cool off with the temperatures at 102 degrees after competing in the bike race portion of the United States Police and Fire Championships, which going on all this week in San Diego County, in Escondido on Sunday. Photo: Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune
Water from his water bottle drains off cyclist and race coordinator Darrell McPherren, a retired San Diego Police sergeant, as he and Los Angeles Police officer Andy Vergala try to cool off with the temperatures at 102 degrees after competing in the bike race portion of the United States Police and Fire Championships, which going on all this week in San Diego County, in Escondido on Sunday. Photo: Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune

The mercury rose to 105 in Alpine, Ramona and Campo, and to 104 in El Cajon. Those are all records for June 19, but short of the all-time highest temperatures for each of those communities, which are all higher than 110