Greater broiling temperatures on Labor Day; Some relief ahead


After a weekend of all high temperatures, the heat wave in Southern California will subside slightly on Monday – but many inland areas will remain in the triple digits.

On Monday, temperatures will fall to 10 degrees in many areas. But you might not notice much improvement in how hot it is. The National Weather Service said the coast would give the most relief on Monday. Inland valleys will still see temperatures in the 105–117 range; The foothills will hit the 103–115 range.

Another temperature drop is due on Tuesday.

The extreme heat warnings that remain in effect for many parts of the area through Monday night make for explosive conditions for firefighters battling multiple Southern California blasts.

Amid warnings of extreme fire danger, the bobcat fire that began above Ajusa in the Angeles National Forest increased to 4,871 acres overnight. In staff Mount Wilson was evacuating the observatory As soon as the fire broke out towards the plains on Monday morning.

The explosion rained along the Ash 210 Corridor and the Pasadena area and prompted the South Coast Air Quality Management District to issue a smoke advisory for foothills communities in the Santa Clarita Valley on Monday through an unhealthy air warning for sensitive people .

In San Bernadino, the El Dorado fire continued to spread overnight on the northeastern shore of Yucaipa. Officials said a 7,000-acre blind in El Dorado Ranch Park was launched Saturday morning by “pyrotechnic equipment, which was used during a gender reveal party”. The authorities motivated the public to take every precaution against setting wildfires.

The Valley fire, about 30 miles east of San Diego, rose overnight, reaching 10,258 acres but contained the remaining 1% as a battle to halt its march into the rugged eastern county area. Monday brings a new tool for fighting: military planes. California’s Forestry and Fire Protection Department is pulling the trigger on aircraft parked with the Navy 3rd Fleet and 1st Marine Expeditionary Force.

Valley fire is already destroyed 11 houses and 25 Japatul valley southeast of Alpine.

Extreme temperatures broke records over the weekend.

Woodland Hills recorded an all-time high of 121 degrees on Sunday, which the National Weather Service said The hottest temperature was recorded At an official weather station in Los Angeles County.

It broke the 119-degree-old record set in July 2006 and was one of several records that fell on Sunday. Escondido achieved an all-time high of 115 degrees, breaking the record set in 1909. Paso Robles also hit an all-time high at 117, as did Idyllwild (104) and Chino (121).

A woman in her late 40s was on a trail in the Santa Monica Mountains in Calabasas when she began to feel ill and collapsed at 2 a.m. Saturday afternoon, said LA County Sheriff’s Deputy Junita Navarro.

The dead person was declared dead at the scene. The official cause of death is still unknown, Navarro said.

Due to the dangerous heat wave, all paths to the Santa Monica Mountains are closed through Labor Day, Malibu Search and Rescue said in a tweet.

In the Angeles National Forest, sheriff department search and rescue teams performed an aerial rescue on Saturday on a paramilitary hiker suffering from heat exhaustion on the popular Strawberry Peak Trail, where temperatures often soar because it has minimal shade in the afternoon.