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Record-low temperatures set in Southern California as a cold front grips the region

May 16, 2011 |  7:21 pm

Several record low-temperatures for the day were recorded in Southern California on Monday as a cold low-pressure system settled over the region.

Long Beach Airport bottomed out at 49 degrees, breaking by one degree a record set in 1964, according to the  National Weather Service.

UCLA recorded a low of 47 degrees. That broke a record of 48 degrees for the day set in 1953, the Weather Service said. Lancaster tied a 42-degree record that has stood since 1955.

Big Bear recorded a low of 25 degrees, which broke a record of 26 degrees that was recorded in 1995.

In Ventura County, Camarillo was 42 degrees, breaking by one degree a record set in 1955.

The Los Angeles area is expected to experience gusty southwest winds and rain Tuesday morning, according to the Weather Service.


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