More Heat Records Fell In Los Angeles Today
Downtown Los Angeles saw record heat of 91 degrees Monday, according to the National Weather Service.
The last heat record for Nov. 16 was 88 degrees, set in 2008. Other heat records fell in Long Beach, Burbank and at LAX, according to the weather service:
There were numerous daily high records for today due to the warm offshore flow. Downtown Los Angeles was included with a high of 91°. UCLA and Camarillo also broke records today. Details to come shortly. #cawx #SoCal #LAweather #LAheat pic.twitter.com/4tvryAmUf4— NWS Los Angeles (@NWSLosAngeles) November 17, 2020
Here's a roundup of other Southern California records that fell:
- SAN DIEGO: 90 (86 IN 2008)
- VISTA: 89 (84 IN 2002)
- CHULA VISTA: 86 (83 IN 2005)
- SAN JACINTO: 91 (89 IN 2008)
- ESCONDIDO: 94 (91 IN 1949)
- RAMONA: 90 (87 IN 2008)
- BIG BEAR: 67 (66 IN 2006)
- IDYLLWILD: 79 (78 IN 1949)
The weather service also warned that the heat, along with low moisture and gusty winds, would create fire danger for the region through Tuesday.
Those dry gusts were expected to briefly push the fire weather conditions to critical levels during the day today and into the evening. But a cold front is expected to settle back over the region starting Tuesday and Wednesday, with potential rainfall along the Central Coast.
EXPLORE THE FIRE HAZARD ZONES WITH THESE MAPS: