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(This Week Is Like A) Heat Wave

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If you're feeling down about missing out on summer this year, don't worry; a heat wave is coming to help you feel normal!

This week, temperatures could reach 90 degrees at the beaches, 105 degrees in Antelope Valley, and 100 degrees in the valleys and foothills.

The warm weather is expected to peak on Thursday. Experts predict that previous heat records might be broken in Lancaster, Palmdale and Paso Robles, among other places.

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An excessive heat warning has been issued for Antelope Valley from Tuesday through Thursday.

In preparation for the high temperatures, L.A. County is planning on opening eight cooling centers from noon to 6 p.m. for those days.

  • Ruben F. Salazar Park: 3864 Whittier Blvd., Los Angeles
  • Valleydale Park: 5525 N. Lake Ellen Ave., Azusa
  • El Cariso Community Regional Park: 13100 Hubbard St., Sylmar
  • Loma Alta Park: 3330 Lincoln Ave., Altadena
  • Jackie Robinson Park: 8773 E Avenue R, Littlerock
  • Stevenson Ranch Library: 25950 The Old Rd., Stevenson Ranch
  • Quartz Hill Library: 5040 West Ave. M-2, Quartz Hill
  • Grace T. Black Auditorium: 3130 Tyler Ave., El Monte

The National Weather Service recommends that residents limit outdoor activity, drink plenty of water and wear lightweight clothing.


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