Sweltering heat continues through weekend


The Rose Bowl in Pasadena is a popular spot for many looking to get a workout in before the extreme heat of the day.

Many people were happy it finally felt like summer but said they could do without the humidity.

If you do plan on heading outside in the hot weather, remember to take lots of water and find shade whenever possible.

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Temperatures were expected to soar to the 90s for Los Angeles and Orange counties, 100s in the Inland Empire, Valleys and High Desert communities and upper-70s for the local mountains.

Some relief from the heat is expected by Monday with the humidity dropping as well as the temperatures.

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Tips for conserving energy:

  • Set thermostat no lower than 78 degrees
  • Use electric fans instead of AC when practical
  • Turn off unused lights, appliances and equipment
  • Operate appliances during early morning or evening hours

  • Limit refrigerator door opening

Here are a few tips from the Centers for Disease Control to avoid heat-related illnesses:

  • Drink plenty of fluids
  • Wear light, loose-fitting clothing
  • Use sunscreen
  • Limit outdoor activities to the morning and evening hours
  • Do not leave children or pets in cars
  • Check on those at high risk, including infants, children, and the elderly

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