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Blech, It's Going To Be Too Damn Hot Again This Weekend

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Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice. (And others may posit Russian email heist, but any signs that the apocalypse is nigher remain imprecise). Meanwhile, however, parts of Los Angeles are set to see triple-digit temperatures again this weekend. The warming trend will begin on Friday and continue through early next week.

"It's not going to be a heat wave, but it will be close," weather specialist Stuart Seto of the National Weather Service told LAist. According to Seto, temperatures around L.A. are currently "around average," where they will remain through tomorrow. However, beginning on Friday, they will climb to approximately "six to eight degrees above average."

"Temperatures are going to climb pretty much everywhere over the weekend," Seto said. You can expect to see temperatures in the upper 80s downtown and into the mid 90s in the valleys over the weekend. The mountains will be in the lower 90s over the weekend, and the deserts could climb up to 106 degrees.

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Parts of the Valley could also see triple-digit temperatures over the weekend. Our own personal inferno of Woodland Hills will likely see 103 degrees on Saturday, before dipping ever so slightly down to 102 degrees for Sunday through Tuesday.

There will also be a "slight" chance of thunderstorms and showers in the L.A. mountains on Sunday, Monday and into Tuesday, according to Seto.

"Yeah, you could probably call it a heat wave," Seto said of the forecast for the weekend and into early next week, reconsidering slightly from the beginning of our call. "A pretty weak one."

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