Temperature hits 90 degrees in Chatsworth and high 80s in other parts of Southern California
As Southern California residents basked in the summer-like weather Monday, temperatures reached 90 degrees in Chatsworth and hit the high 80s in other parts of the region.
Temperatures topped out at 88 degrees in Woodland Hills, 84 in Pomona, 83 in Hawthorne and 84 in downtown Los Angeles, the National Weather Service said.
Closer to the coast, it was 78 degrees at the Santa Monica Airport, 76 degrees in Redondo Beach and 79 degrees at the Long Beach Airport.
In Orange County, Lake Forest recorded 88 degrees, the weather service said. Yorba Linda topped out at 85 degrees and Huntington Beach had a high of 74.
In Ventura County, temperatures ranged from 80 in Oxnard to 88 in Fillmore and 89 in Simi Valley, the weather service said.
The weather service said Monday was the warmest day of the last seven days and that the region would experience a slight cool-down beginning Tuesday.
-- Robert J. Lopez