Countywide : San Juan's 100 Degrees Sets Record for County

A blazing sun in a clear sky set a heat record for the county on Sunday--100 degrees in San Juan Capistrano.

According to the Orange County Almanac, the county's hottest Aug. 2 on record had been in 1938, when the temperature rose to 95 in Orange.

The high temperature in San Juan Capistrano reported by the National Weather Service exceeded by plenty other reports from around Orange County: El Toro, Mission Viejo and Santa Ana, 94; La Habra, 92; Orange, 90; Fullerton, 89, and Newport Beach, 77.

Forecasters predicted slightly lower temperatures for today and Tuesday: from 85 to 92 in the warmer inland areas and in the 70s at the beaches.

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