Southern California is getting ready for a new heat wave with high temperatures that could exceed 90 degrees

Southern California is getting ready for a new heat wave with high temperatures that could exceed 90 degrees

  • With the start of the fall season, another heat wave is set to arrive that has settled in the Southern California region since Sunday, with temperatures expected to remain in the 90s. and remain below triple digits in some areas through Wednesday.

In such a context, an excessive heat warning was issued from 10 am Monday until 8 pm. Wednesday for valley areas, according to the National Weather Service, and from 10 a.m. Monday to 8 p.m. Tuesday for downtown Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, Compton, Culver City, Downey, Hollywood, Lakewood and Norwalk.

Monday and Tuesday are expected to be the hottest days and residents are advised to take precautions.

The National Weather Service also warned of elevated fire conditions through Wednesday due to hot, dry weather, with the “potential for large vertical growth.”

Daytime temperatures are expected to drop a few degrees on Thursday before returning to the 80s on Friday.

This new phenomenon recalls the ravages experienced at the beginning of the month, when a heat wave broke all temperature records and nearly hit California’s overloaded power grid, bringing it to the brink of blackouts.

It was the most brutal September heat wave in California history and caused a crisis in the electrical system, in addition to multiple fires.

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