Photos: Heat wave brings scorching temperatures to Southern California

As the sun beats down on the Forever Marilyn statue, tourists stop for quick photos in 110 degree temps in Palm Springs
As the sun beats down on Palm Springs and delivers 110-degree temperatures, a tourist stops for a quick photo of the Forever Marilyn statue.
(Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times)
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More triple-digit weather is on tap for parts of the Southern California going into the weekend.

The Antelope Valley and Santa Clarita Valley are likely to see the highest temperatures from a high-pressure system. The state is urging energy conservation to prevent outages.

Here’s a look at some hot spots.

PALM SPRINGS

Customers cool off at a downtown restaurant mister in Palm Springs.
Customers cool off at a downtown restaurant mister in 110-degree temperatures in Palm Springs.
(Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times)
A woman in a sundress walks her dog, which is wearing booties to protect its paws from the hot pavement
A woman walks her dog, which is wearing booties to protect its paws from the hot pavement, near downtown Palm Springs.
(Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times)
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Record temperatures are expected for the region. They could be deadly, and they are a clear impact of climate change, scientists say.

MACARTHUR PARK

Professional opera singers Christina Stevens, Eli Zari, and Marco Antonio White perform at MacArthur Park in L.A.
Professional opera singers Christina Stevens, Eli Zari, center, and Marco Antonio White perform at MacArthur Park in Los Angeles. They were taking part in a program called Operas in the Parks, sponsored by the Rhodes Music Foundation.
(Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times)
Landon Victor, 3, of Long Beach, chases after pigeons while playing at MacArthur Park in Los Angeles.
Landon Victor, 3, of Long Beach, chases after pigeons while playing at MacArthur Park in Los Angeles.
(Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times)

CHATSWORTH

Josh Puchalski practices his bouldering skills at Stoney Point Park in Chatsworth before temperatures began to soar.
UCLA student Josh Puchalski practices his bouldering skills at Stoney Point Park in Chatsworth before temperatures began to soar.
(Al Seib/Los Angeles Times)

Officials are calling on residents to cut back on their energy use from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday in order to ease the strain on the grid.

CASTIAC

Samuel Garcia, 12, collects shells in the sand for his sister Paola Garcia, 4, at Castaic Lake Lagoon
Samuel Garcia, 12, collects shells in the sand for his sister Paola Garcia, 4, as the family from Palmdale tries to beat the heat at Castaic Lake Lagoon.
(Al Seib/Los Angeles Times)
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Zachary Pruett, 10, catches wind with his umbrella as he was putting it away at Castaic Lake Lagoon.
Zachary Pruett, 10, catches wind with his umbrella as he was trying to put it away at Castaic Lake Lagoon.
(Al Seib/Los Angeles Times)

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

Ricardo De Alejandro, who said that he has been homeless for the past 3 years, relaxes in the shade in North Hollywood.
Ricardo De Alejandro, who said that he has been homeless for three years, relaxes in the shade provided by a tree, while sitting next to his truck stacked with his belongings, parked on Laurel Canyon Boulevard in North Hollywood.
(Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times)

PALMDALE

A young woman cools off at Dry Town Water Park where temperatures reached 108 degrees by 3 p.m. in Palmdale.
(Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times)
People cool off at Dry Town Water Park where temperatures reached 108 degrees by 3 p.m. in Palmdale on Sunday.
(Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times)
Antwan Council, cools off with the help of his uncle James Mejia while visiting Dry Town Water Park.
Antwan Council, almost 1, cools off with the help of his uncle James Mejia while visiting Dry Town Water Park where temperatures reached 108 degrees by 3 p.m. in Palmdale.
(Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times)

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