The heat wave is peaking, so here's how to keep cool

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The heat wave that's been scorching Southern California over the past few days is expected to reach its peak Tuesday. 

A heat advisory will be in effect until 9 p.m. Wednesday across Los Angeles County, including the beach cities and valley areas. In response, many cooling centers across the L.A. area will have extended hours Tuesday and Wednesday.

It'll be relatively calm at L.A. County beaches, but parts of the Orange County coastline will experience high surf for the next 48 hours – which could create dangerous conditions in the water.

The list of cooling centers is below:

  • Canoga Senior Citizen Center, 7326 Jordan Ave., Canoga Park;

  • Lanark Recreation Center, 21816 Lanark St., Canoga Park;

  • Lakeview Terrace Recreation Center, 11075 Foothill Blvd.;

  • North Hollywood Recreation Center, 11430 Chandler Blvd.;

  • Mid Valley Senior Center at Sepulveda Recreation Center, 8801 Kester Ave., Panorama City;

  • Sherman Oaks/East Valley Adult Center, 5060 Van Nuys Blvd.;

  • Sunland Park Senior Center, 8640 Fenwick St., Sunland;

  • Robert M. Wilkinson Multipurpose Center, 8956 Vanalden Ave., Northridge;

  • Algin Sutton Recreation Center, 8800 S. Hoover St., Los Angeles;

  • Green Meadows Recreation Center, 431 E. 89th St., Los Angeles;

  • Mount Carmel Recreation Center, 830 W. 90th St., Los Angeles;

  • Rancho Cienega Sports Complex, 5001 Rodeo Road, Los Angeles; and

  • Slauson Multipurpose Center, 5306 Compton Ave., Los Angeles.

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