Kids play in the water at Whittier Narrows Recreation Area.

SOUTH EL MONTE, CALIF. -- SUNDAY, AUG. 27, 2017: Amid an excessive heat warning, kids play in the water at Whittier Narrows Recreation Area Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. The combination of strong high pressure and weak onshore flow will produce high temperatures between 10 to 20 degrees above normal today. Hot conditions will continue through at least mid week and possibly through the end of the week and into the Labor Day weekend, according to the National Weather Service. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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