The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for the San Fernando, San Gabriel and Santa Clarita valleys, the Santa Monica Mountains Recreational Area, and the San Gabriel Mountains.
The warning will remain in effect until 8 p.m. today as temperatures are expected to reach the 100s in parts of the Southland today.
Meanwhile, a small craft advisory remains in effect until 3 am Wednesday. This means that hazardous sea conditions will exist for small craft and inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.
The NWS forecast a mix of sunny and partly cloudy skies in Los Angeles
County today, and highs of 78 in Avalon; 79 at LAX; 83 in Long Beach; 87 in
downtown L.A.; 98 in Burbank, San Gabriel and on Mount Wilson; 102 in Pasadena;
and 106 in Woodland Hills, Saugus, Palmdale and Lancaster.
Similar temperatures are expected Tuesday and Wednesday, followed by a
slow cooling trend starting Thursday in some communities, Friday in others.