Whew, it was a hot one Sunday!
Several records were broken Sunday across Southern California.
An all time record was set for the four county area of: Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo Counties, with Woodland Hills reaching 121 degrees.
Here are the two sites that broke their all-time high temperature records today. 121° was the highest ever recorded at an official site in L.A. County. Ditto for Paso Robles 117° in San Luis Obispo County. Burbank tied all-time high of 114° from yesterday. #cawx #LAheat #Socal pic.twitter.com/5c4FH3GMme— NWS Los Angeles (@NWSLosAngeles) September 7, 2020
Back here at home, Paso Robles, Cal Poly, Santa Maria, and Solvang all set records as well.
Paso Robles reached 117 degrees Sunday afternoon and Solvang and Cal Poly reached 120!!
Here is a complete and detailed rundown of the historical record heat event across SW California today (Sept. 6th) in the Record Event Report below. Click on the URL Below and be amazed. #cawx #LAheat #heatwave #Socal #LAweather https://t.co/PkDewV4V9i pic.twitter.com/PuBpQy84ov— NWS Los Angeles (@NWSLosAngeles) September 7, 2020
Highs Monday will be 5-10 degrees cooler for most areas -- except SLO County which may only see minor cooling if any.
Temperatures will continue to be extremely hot and dangerous, leading our Excessive Heat Warning to continue through Monday.
Gusty sundowner winds can be expected each evening in southern Santa Barbara County through Monday.
Winds will stay at Small Craft Advisory level in our outer waters through Tuesday night.
Extreme fire danger and fire weather concerns will continue for the next several days as we experience low relative humidity and dry fuels.
Do your part to prevent wildfires!
Approximately 95% of all wildfires in California are caused by human activity. This #LaborDay weekend do your part to prevent wildfires! Learn more at https://t.co/897vjl3Npn pic.twitter.com/a9dXsSz3iJ— CAL FIRE (@CAL_FIRE) September 6, 2020
Stay safe out there!