Four Los Angeles County cities had record high temperatures on Sunday, but cooler days are expected starting Monday.
Woodlands Hills peaked at 96 degrees, breaking the previous record of 93 set in 2016. Burbank and Lancaster hit highs of 93 and 83, respectively, and mercury jumped to 79 in the small hilly hamlet of Sandberg in Antelope Valley, another record.
Sunday’s four records followed three new district summits and rising Saturday temperatures. Burbank, Lancaster, Long Beach, Palmdale and UCLA campus also created diary entries on a scorching friday.
Outside of Los Angeles County, Palm Springs reached a record high of 93 degrees, while Big Bear recorded a record 74 degrees on Sunday. Earlier in the weekend, Santa Barbara hit a high of 86 degrees on Saturday, while Camarillo and Oxnard hit a record 95 on Friday. Santa Ana also broke a record with 96 on Friday
The Los Angeles Weather Service offered some relief, tweeting on Sunday that it was “the last really hot day we’ve passed.” [Southwest] California” during this latest Santa Ana wind event.
“It’s going to be pretty hot again tomorrow, but you can drop about five degrees from temperatures,” said meteorologist Ryan Kittell of the National Weather Service in Oxnard. “We’re going to be firmly in the mid-80s from Monday, instead of shifting from the mid-80s to the 90s like we did this weekend.”
On Monday and Tuesday, low clouds and fog will return to coastal areas as temperatures continue to drop to the highs of the 70s, Kittell said.
Temperatures should stay cool from Tuesday to Friday.
Kittell said the Santa Ana winds are calming and should stay that way for the next week.
On Sunday, winds ranged from 15 to 30 mph. The range continued to drop to between 20 and 40 mph on Saturday, with a peak of 30 to 50 mph on Friday, Kittell said.
Dying winds meant no red flag fire warning.
“We’re saving these notifications for extreme events and just didn’t have the right combination to issue an alert,” Kittell said.
Kittell said winds should generally be blowing at 35 mph or higher, while humidity should drop to 15% or less.
The cold weather forecast was welcomed by Woodland Hills resident Jim Anderson, 85.
The town took center stage over the weekend, as Sunday’s 96-degree temperature tied for Porter Ranch for the warmest in the county.
On Saturday, the downtown Los Angeles community tied up Fillmore and Chino “As the hottest spot in the country” The highest is 95 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
Except for one white fish running into Frank’s Weiler’s Deli in Canoga Park, Anderson said it mostly stays indoors with the windows closed.
“It’s been a hot few days here, but that’s Woodland Hills,” he said. “It is usually hot.”
Temperatures were nowhere near the Midwest native’s first November in California in 1983, though Anderson says it’s a bit uncomfortable at times. He said the high temperature at that time had reached 115 degrees.
Anderson even joked about “cooling” this year compared to 2020. woodland hills, Last September 6 highest temperature record in Los Angeles An all-time high of 121 degrees. This mark eclipsed the previous best of 119 degrees. also founded in Woodland Hills in July 2006.
Kittell described the Woodland Hills as “probably the warmest place in Los Angeles County” because of its distance from the ocean. While many cities enjoy refreshing winds from the Pacific, the Woodland Hills are “last in line” for such breezes, Kittell said.