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More Heat Records Were Broken on Thursday
High temperatures were broken on Wednesday and they followed suit on Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. This time, however, it was not as extreme and only a handful of records were broken:
- LAX: 96 tied 1976's record
- Downtown L.A: A new record of 96 tied a record set in 1976
- Long Beach: A new record of 96 beat a 1976 record of 95
- San Gabriel: A new record of 98 tied the 1976 record
- Santa Monica Pier: A new record of 96, beating 88 from 1976
- UCLA: 97 tied 1976's record
- Camarillo: 96 beat 1949's 95
- Santa Monica Airport: 93 beat 1949's 92
Luckily, temperatures are expected to see a cooling trend starting today and continuing throughout the weekend, when some rain is possible.