Heat wave sizzles the Southland

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Remember how much you complained about a cold summer just a few weeks ago? Your summertime heat has arrived.

Pick a place: Yucaipa?

A sizzling 104.


Try 107.

San Fernando?

The National Weather Service predicts a high temperature of 108 degrees.

Humidity is low, too – 12 percent in Santa Clarita, 8 percent at Mount Wilson – but at least it’s not windy.

It’s hot all over the State of California – from Redding in the north to Redlands in the south.

And some records could fall this week.

The really hot stuff will last into Thursday – with highs above 100 in the valleys and the foothills. The LA Basin and most of Orange County will stay in the mid-90s.

The beaches – ahhh, the beaches! – will be comfortable with highs around 80 degrees.

But watch for two days of high surf – up to 10 feet - along LA County beaches!

You can thank a south swell and a full moon for that. The surf will calm down by Wednesday evening – and by Saturday, we’ll all cool off.