Heat wave hits SoCal
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Heat wave hits SoCal

Heat wave hits SoCal

Sunrises over Santa Fe Dam on Wednesday morning as October heat wave continues across Southern California.

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Heat wave hits SoCal

A surfer catches a wind-swept wave amid 104-degree temperatures in Huntington Beach on Tuesday.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Heat wave hits SoCal

Jim Dodd of Huntington Beach relaxes in the shade under the Huntington Beach Pier as a surfer heads across the beach after riding large Santa Ana wind-swept waves amid 104-degree temperatures in Huntington Beach on Tuesday.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Heat wave hits SoCal

Chris Waring of Seal Beach rides a Santa Ana wind-swept wave with his son, Noah Waring, amid 104-degree temperatures in Huntington Beach on Tuesday.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Heat wave hits SoCal

A woman uses a towel for shade while relaxing at the Huntington Beach Pier.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Heat wave hits SoCal

Otis Jewell-Busche, 2, of Atwater Village cools off in Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles.

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Heat wave hits SoCal

Johnny Griffin of Long Beach takes in the cool ocean breeze while playing guitar next to the Seal Beach Pier.

 (Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times)
Heat wave hits SoCal

Nova Burrows, 7, cools off in a fountain in downtown L.A.'s Grand Park.

 (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Heat wave hits SoCal

Los Angeles city and county firefighters work to put out a brush fire at the Hansen Dam Recreation Area in Pacoima.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Heat wave hits SoCal

Los Angeles city firefighter Tony Acevedo puts water on a brush fire along the Woodley Ave. exit from the 118 freeway in Granada Hills.

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Heat wave hits SoCal

A pedestrian walking by Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles uses an umbrella for shade during the October heat wave.

 (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
Heat wave hits SoCal

Tuan Nguyen of Long Beach shoots a video of Tony Tave of Los Angeles performing aerial tricks at Hollenbeck Skate Park in Los Angeles.

 (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
Heat wave hits SoCal

Magic, a Staffordshire terrier-pitbull mix, cools off in a puddle of water during a visit to Sepulveda Basin Off-Leash Dog Park in Encino.

 (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
Moreno Valley fire

Firefighters battle a wildfire in Moreno Valley. Officials warn of “the most dangerous fire weather conditions that southwest Cakifrnia has seen” in years.

 (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Moreno Valley fire

A firefighter keeps watch on a wildfire burning behind homes at Poorman’s Reservoir in Moreno Valley.

 (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Heat wave hits SoCal

Joseph Neksalyan of Tarzana finds a shady spot to relax during a visit to Sepulveda Basin Off-Leash Dog Park in Encino.

 (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
Heat wave hits SoCal

George Adjikian, 8 months, and his cousin Abraham Daglian, 4 months, prepare to have their photograph taken by their mothers during a visit to the pumpkin patch at Tapia Brothers Farm in Encino.

 (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
Heat wave hits SoCal

With the air already warm, a surfer rides a wave at Surfrider Beach in Malibu on Monday morning.

 (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)
Heat wave hits SoCal

The hot sun reflects off the water as a surfer walks along Surfrider Beach in Malibu on Monday morning. The heat on Monday and Tuesday is expected to flirt with temperature records in places across California. 

 (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)
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