Temperatures again will climb into triple-digit territory in valley areas of the Southland today.
In Baldwin Park, today’s high will reach 92, with temperatures cooling slightly to the mid-nineties by the end of the week, according to NWS.
“The hot temperatures combined with very low humidities will bring elevated fire weather concerns to the interior portions of southwest California'' much of this week, the National Weather Service said in an advisory, blaming the heat wave on a strong upper-level high pressure system centered over the Great Basin.
Temperatures are expected to range between 102 and 110 in the Antelope Valley and between 92-107 in the Santa Clarita and San Fernando valleys as well as mountain areas at low elevations, according to an NWS advisory.
Anyone planning to spend time outdoors this week should stay hydrated and avoid strenuous activity, according to the weather service.
A cooling trend will begin Thursday and accelerate on Friday.
- City News Service