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Cooldown on the Way After October Sizzler

Temperatures will climb to near triple-digits again Thursday before the cooldown



    (Published Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011)

    Two days of record temperatures are expected to give way to cooler conditions Friday and into the weekend.

    Weather Page: Extended Forecast, Heat Map

    Some areas on Friday will see temperatures more than 10 degrees lower than Thursday. Another drop -- about 19 degrees in some communities -- is in Saturday's forecast.

    But that's after another day of wind and heat Thursday from inland areas to the beach.

    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)

    The National Weather Service's forecasted highs for Thursday and Friday

    • Mount Wilson:  81 Thursday, 80 Friday
    • LAX: 82 Thursday, 77 Friday
    • Newport Beach: 83 Thursday, 74 Friday
    • Avalon: 84 Thursday, 78  Friday
    • Palmdale: 92 Thursday, 93 Friday
    • Lancaster: 93 Thursday and Friday
    • Newhall: 96 Thursday, 97 Friday
    • Downtown LA: 98 Thursday, 87 Friday
    • San Gabriel: 99 Thursday, 91 Friday
    • Burbank: 99 Thursday, 92 Friday
    • Long Beach: 99 Thursday, 85 Friday
    • Pasadena: 100 Thursday, 93 Friday
    • Woodland Hills: 101 Thursday, 96 Friday
    • Anaheim: 103 Thursday, 90 Friday

    On Wednesday, the high of 99 in downtown tied the record for a Oct. 12  set in 1950, while in Long Beach the high of 102 broke the old record of 96 set  in 1963.

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