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Triple-digit temperatures sear Southland

Triple-digit temperatures were recorded across Southern California on Thursday as much of the region baked from four days of excessive heat.

By Thursday afternoon, the temperature was 107 in Woodland Hills and Chatsworth,  105 in Lancaster and 101 in Pomona, the National Weather Service said.  Along the coast, Malibu and Redondo Beach were 68 degrees.

In Ventura County, Ojai reached 108 degrees while Camarillo recorded 74 degrees. Lake Forest in Orange County reached 99 degrees, and Yorba Linda and Anaheim recorded 95 degrees, the weather service said.

In the Inland Empire, Chino was 106 degrees, Lake Elsinore was 109 and Hemet was 108, according to the weather service.

Temperatures will drop Friday before giving way to a dramatic cooling trend over the weekend, according to the weather service.

--Robert J. Lopez

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But it's not global warming so says the loud stupid people!

Is it really any higher temps than the 60's or even the 30's? I recall September temps in excess of 11o in Riverside in the 60's, family claims similar temps in the 30's.

Global warming? Say it ain't so, Joe! ;)


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