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Hot weather in Southern California

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With temperatures scorching to 106 degrees, Kimberly Fuentes, 6, and her brother Anthony Villanueva, 11, of Riverside cool off in Lytle Creek, Calif.

 (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
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With temperatures reaching 106 degrees in the Inland Empire, residents cool off in Lytle Creek, Calif.

 (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
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The temperature gauge at a US Bank branch in Sherman Oaks shows a scorching 102 degrees. A “heat dome” over the Midwest is bringing high humidity and intense heat to 21 states. 

 (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
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A pedestrian tries to stay cool under the shade of an umbrella while passing a fashion display at the corner of Westlake Avenue and 8th Street in Los Angeles.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
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George Rodriguez, Jr., 3, struggles to get a gulp of water at Hope and Peace Park as hot weather continues to prevail in the Westlake District in Los Angeles.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
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USC offensive tackle Zach Banner works up a sweat during a player run practice at Cromwell Field on the USC campus in Los Angeles on Friday.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Santa Monica

A beachgoer walks across the hot sand as temperatures reach into the 80s along the shore in Santa Monica on Thursday.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Laguna Beach

From left, Anthony Ianozzi and his son, Aksel Ianozzi, relax at Main Beach in Laguna Beach on Wednesday. A heat wave that’s expected to push temperatures into the triple digits will bake Southern California through the weekend.

 (Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times)
Los Angeles

A street vendor prepares food as temperatures soar into the 90s along Broadway in South Los Angeles on Thursday.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Santa Monica

A workman sets up inflatable concert props as temperatures reach into the 80s along the shore in Santa Monica.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Santa Monica

Umbrellas in hand, beachgoers walk across the hot sand as temperatures reach into the 80s along the shore in Santa Monica on Thursday.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Santa Monica

A pair of lifeguards perch in their tower above a sea of beach umbrellas as temperatures reach into the 80s along the shore in Santa Monica on Thursday.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Los Angeles

A bicycle rider ducks to avoid hitting an umbrella while traveling on Hill Street near 7th Street in downtown Los Angeles.

 (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
Los Angeles

People lounge next to the rooftop pool in downtown Los Angeles.

 (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
Laguna Beach

People take in the view inside a gazebo in Heisler Park in Laguna Beach on Wednesday.

 (Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times )
Laguna Beach

Beachgoers enjoy the cool breeze and blue water at the beach directly below Heisler Park in Laguna Beach on Wednesday.

 (Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times)
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