Above-average temperatures to keep things hot in tri-city region

Forecasters say temperatures will drop slightly across the Southland on Tuesday -- but it's still going to be a hot one.

A day after temperatures hovered around 100 degrees for much of the Los Angeles area, the National Weather Service said most places would see a cool-down of a couple degrees Tuesday.

The warmest areas will again be in the valleys, said weather service meteorologist Todd Hall in Oxnard. Woodland Hills is expected to hit 105 degrees, with temperatures reaching 103 in Pasadena and 102 in Burbank.

Downtown Los Angeles, which reached a near-record-breaking temperature of 95 degrees on Monday, is forecast to reach 94 on Tuesday. The record is 100 degrees in 2008.

"The actual measurements may be a degree or two cooler, but it won't feel much different," Hall said.

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-- Kate Mather and Hector Becerra, Los Angeles Times

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