Woodland Hills, CA (KABC) — It’s the official start of fall, but that doesn’t mean much for Southern California right now.
Another heatwave swept across the region on Sunday, with temperatures expected to hover in the mid-90s, with temperatures in the low triple digits in some areas by Wednesday.
According to the National Climate Service, extreme warmth warnings are in place for the Valley from 10 a.m. Monday to 8 p.m. Wednesday, and downtown Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, Compton, Culver Metropolitan, and Downey from 10 a.m. Monday. An extreme warm warning is in place until 8 p.m. Tuesday. , Hollywood, Lakewood and Norwalk.
Temperatures in the Woodland Hills and various valley areas were near triple digits on Sunday.
Some brave the afternoon heat to train in the native park, while others relax in the shade of the bushes.
Monday and Tuesday are expected to be the most popular days, and residents are advised to take precautions.
“It’s been fantastic,” Jesse Noriega told ABC7 on Sunday. “It’s been scorching hot all summer, but with climate change, that’s developed into what we now depend on.”
The National Climate Service also warned Wednesday that because of the hot, dry climate, there is “the potential for a large vertical plume” to form, causing warmer fireplaces.
Daily temperatures are expected to drop a few levels on Thursday before dipping into the 80s again on Friday.
Metropolis Information Service, Inc. contributed to this report.
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Los Angeles climate: Southern California warms as expected high temperatures Wednesday