A warmth wave driving temperatures to 100 levels and past will roast Southern California early this week, forecasters say.
An extreme warmth warning begins Monday and can be in impact till Tuesday evening for the San Fernando and San Gabriel valleys. The San Fernando Valley is anticipated to see a few of the hottest temperatures within the area, starting from 105 to 110 levels, stated Mike Wofford, a meteorologist with the Nationwide Climate Service.
Coastal areas of Los Angeles County can count on highs within the 80s to 90s early this week, together with 87 levels in Lengthy Seaside and 80 levels in Redondo Seaside by Monday. Some San Gabriel Valley spots, together with Pasadena and West Covina, ought to expertise over 100-degree climate for the subsequent two days.
The Inland Empire is forecast to see temperatures from 100 to 104 levels on Sunday, and that’s more likely to rise early within the week. An extreme warmth warning is in impact till Tuesday night for San Bernardino, Riverside, and Hemet, the place temperatures might attain as much as 107 levels.
“It’s going to be toasty,” understated Casey Oswant of the Nationwide Climate Service.
In Orange County, inland cities similar to Irvine and Anaheim ought to see temperatures from the excessive 90s to almost 100 levels all through Monday and Tuesday. Coastal cities will most likely be spared from the extreme warmth, with highs within the low to mid-80s.
By Wednesday, cooler temperatures are anticipated to kick in and proceed via the remainder of the week, Oswant stated.