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With summer solstice comes a Southern California heat wave

June 21, 2011 |  4:45 pm

Gy2uafke Summer solstice, the official arrival of summer, is coinciding this year with increasing temperatures, with triple-digit readings possible in some areas.

According to the National Weather Service, the San Fernando and San Gabriel valleys will see highs in the 90s the next few days.

Officials issued a heat advisory for inland sections of the Central Coast, which could hit 104 degrees.

Beaches and coastal areas will continue to see much cooler temperatures, with highs in the 60s and 70s. Fog is expected to give way to sunny skies in the afternoon.


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