Above-average temperatures are expected across California this week, with southern and northern parts of the state facing inland areas with extreme heat that could rise to 110 degrees in some places.
“Many of our inland valleys, including the Inland Empire, are going to be very warm today,” National Weather Service meteorologist Brian Adams said Monday. Adams in San Diego said Tuesday and Wednesday will be the hottest days this week for Southern California.
Subject to San Bernardino and Riverside counties a summer advice According to the National Weather Service, starting at noon on Monday until 8 p.m. Wednesday. The advisory said high temperatures are expected to reach 104 degrees in those areas.
Weather service is also in extreme heat watch Tuesday to Friday is in effect for much of the San Joaquin Valley, where temperatures can reach 108 degrees.
Most of inland Northern California would also be subject to extreme heat tuesdayThat’s when National Weather Service officials said temperatures could reach a “record or near record” high of 105 degrees.
“It’s going to be hot,” said National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Wofford in Oxnard. He said the city of Los Angeles would remain “above normal” for this time of year, with highs in the mid-90s earlier this week, while lows in the surrounding valleys would see highs in the 100s.
He said it should cool down in the area by Thursday and Friday, but only by a few degrees, calling it “seasonally warm.”
And while experts warn of a heat wave, many mountainous regions of Southern California are at risk of flash floods from strong thunderstorms. This weekend, San Bernardino officials worked rescue passenger stranded by Heavy rain, and at the beginning of this month, water and debris flows Highway 38. deleted a part of Near the big bear.
“We have daily chances of hurricanes every day,” Adams said of the San Bernardino, Riverside and San Diego mountains and deserts. “We’re going to see that continue through very August and likely to be in September as well.”
Adams said flash flooding has brought dangerous conditions to Big Bear and Forest Falls as well as Ocotillo Wells and Borrego Springs in recent weeks. He said the summer monsoon season has created “efficient rain producers” that hover over an area, dumping large amounts of water in a short period of time.
“If anyone ever has plans for a trip through these mountainous areas … it’s certainly a good idea to try to check the forecast, check those potential road closures,” Adams said.