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Warm Weather Returns to SoCal; Record Temps Possible

Forget last week's cool temperatures. It's going to be hot out there for the next few days

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    People hit the beaches during a record October heat wave. (Published Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011)

    After a week of autumn-like temperatures in the Southland, summer is making a brief comeback with a chance of record heat in some areas.

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    No Relief at the Beach

    [LA] No Relief at the Beach
    Beachgoers looking for cooler temperatures were disappointed Wednesday as a heat wave strikes Southern California. (Published Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011)

    An upper-level, high-pressure system flowing into Los Angeles from the northeast combined with an offshore flow is expected to negate the Pacific Ocean's cooling effect.

    Temperatures at the beach could reach 90.

    Weather Forecast: Wednesday, October 12, 2011

    [LA] Weather Forecast: Wednesday, October 12, 2011
    Here's a look at today's weather forecast. (Published Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011)

    Highs are in the upper-90s for Pasadena, Glendale, Mission Viejo, Irvine, Riverside and Ontario. Los Angeles, Woodland Hills, San Bernardino and Palm Springs could hit triple-digits.

    The record high for Oct. 12 in Los Angeles was set in 1950 with a temperature of 99 degrees.

    The heat is expected to continue into Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.

    "Slight cooling is expected on Friday as the high-pressure system begins to weaken, with additional cooling anticipated over the weekend," according to the NWS.

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