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Southern California's spring heat wave continues

File photo: Surfers wait for the right wave to catch at Huntington Beach in California on September 10, 2015, during a heat wave. Following a hot weekend, high temperatures Monday are expected to gradually cool down Tuesday through Thursday before increasing clouds bring a chance of showers Friday and Saturday.
File photo: Surfers wait for the right wave to catch at Huntington Beach in California on September 10, 2015, during a heat wave. Following a hot weekend, high temperatures Monday are expected to gradually cool down Tuesday through Thursday before increasing clouds bring a chance of showers Friday and Saturday.
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The National Weather Service says high pressure over the West Coast and weak offshore winds will keep Southern California warm and dry again, following the weekend's record-settingĀ heat.

High temperatures Monday should be similar to Sunday's except for a few degrees of cooling near the beaches.

Temperatures are expected to gradually cool down Tuesday through Thursday before increasing clouds bring a chance of showers Friday and Saturday.

Sunday's records included 92 degrees at the Camarillo airport, 90 degrees at Long Beach airport and Oxnard, and 86 at the Santa Barbara airport.

Downtown Los Angeles hit 89, one degree shy of tying the date's record but 16 degrees above normal. The downtown rain gauge has recorded only 6.83 inches since Oct. 1, less than half the normal 13.98 inches.