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Temperatures hit high 80s across Southern California

March 30, 2011 |  5:55 pm

Southern California basked in summer-like weather Wednesday as mild Santa Ana winds helped push temperatures to the upper 80s across the much of the region.

In Los Angeles County, Chatsworth topped out at 88 degrees, Pasadena reached 86 and dowtown near USC was 81, according to the National Weather Service.

Along the coast, Redondo Beach was 68 degrees and the Santa Monica Pier recorded a cool 61 degrees, the Weather Service said.

Fillmore in Ventura County hit 89 degrees while Camarillo reached 81 and Oxnard topped out at 76.

In Orange County, Lake Forest reached 89 degrees and Yorba Linda was 85, the Weather Service said.

Ontario in the Inland Empire was 88 degrees and Chino was 80.

The Weather Service predicted gusty northeasterly winds and possibly warmer weather for Thursday before cooler coastal air flows begin to lower temperatures beginning Friday.


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