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What's behind the latest humid SoCal heatwave?




Ali Zenaidi, 2, cools off in the Arthur J. Will Memorial Fountain inside Grand Park during a major heat wave in Southern California on June 28, 2013 in downtown Los Angeles, California
Ali Zenaidi, 2, cools off in the Arthur J. Will Memorial Fountain inside Grand Park during a major heat wave in Southern California on June 28, 2013 in downtown Los Angeles, California
File photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

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In L.A. we've come to expect perfect weather all the time. So when we get a week like this one, with unbearable heat and East Coast-like humidity,we have to ask, "what gives?"

Here to talk us through it is KPCC's Science Reporter Sanden Totten.