See More Heat, Fire Danger in Store for Southern California

August 16, 2016

More high heat and elevated fire danger is in store for much of Southern California, especially interior areas.

The National Weather Service says the scenario is due to an upper-level high-pressure system combined with weakening onshore flow near the surface.

Triple digit heat is expected across the warmest portions of the valleys, foothills and lower mountains through Tuesday.

Forecasters say inland areas of the coastal plain will also be very warm, ranging from 85 to 95 degrees.

wildfireThe heat, low humidity levels and very dry fuels will combine to raise the danger of wildfires.


Topics California

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