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Heat wave brings sweltering temperatures to L.A. area
Heat wave brings sweltering temperatures to L.A. area

Temperatures soared into the 90s Thursday as another heat wave hit Southern California. As of 3 p.m., Long Beach hit 93 degrees, downtown L.A. hit 90, Woodland Hills hit 91 and Fullerton recorded 95. It was slightly cooler at the beaches, with temperatures in the high 70s and low 80s.  A half-acre brush fire was reported in La Habra but quickly put out by firefighters. As high pressure builds over the region and offshore winds develop, a hot air mass will push temperatures up in Southern California. The record-breaking heat signals a three-month trend of above-normal temperatures for the next three months, forecasters say. According to the latest U.S. drought...

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