Cooldown on the Way After October Sizzler - NBC Southern California

Cooldown on the Way After October Sizzler

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



    Weather Forecast: Thursday, October 13, 2011

    Here's a look at today's weather forecast. (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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