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Summer in February? L.A. heat records broken for 2nd straight day

Summer in February? L.A. heat records broken for 2nd straight day

In case there were any doubts that the month of February was shaping up to be a hot one, forecasters said Los Angeles shattered heat records for a second consecutive day Tuesday.

Temperatures at Los Angeles International Airport peaked at 87 degrees Tuesday, beating a previous record of 85 degrees set in 2006, according to Stuart Seto, a weather specialist for the National Weather Service in Oxnard.

"We may get some records tomorrow too," Seto said.

The heat spell has triggered more than 100 air-conditioning-related service calls throughout the Los Angeles Unified School District, according to...

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