Temperatures will drop a few degrees today but remain above normal because of high pressure, forecasters said.
National Weather Service meteorologist Andrew Rorke said, temperatures along the coastline will be six degrees above normal, but 4 or 5 miles inland they’ll be 12-18 degrees higher than average. He said some record temperatures for an April 10 are possible in valley areas, especially the San Fernando Valley.
Several heat records for an April 9 were reached or matched Monday.
|Long Beach||96 degrees (breaking the record of 91 set in 1968)|
|Burbank||94 degrees (beating the 2014 record of 91 degrees)|
|UC LA||93 degrees (beating the 1968 record of 87)|
Partly cloudy skies were forecast in L.A. County today, along with highs of:
|Torrance and on Mount Wilson||74|
|Whittier and San Gabriel||90|
Temperatures will fall other several degrees Wednesday, with highs expected to be up to 16 degrees lower, remain roughly at the same level Thursday, then resume climbing, going up by several degrees and reverting to today’s levels on Saturday before ebbing again starting Sunday.
Sunny skies were forecast in Orange County, along with highs of:
|Anaheim and Santa Ana||83|
|Fullerton and Mission Viejo||87|
Temperatures will fall by up to 13 degrees Wednesday, slip marginally on Thursday, then resume climbing until Monday, when they’ll shift from the low 80s to the low 70s.
In San Bernardino County, today’s forecasted highs include:
|Rancho Cucamonga and Victorville||88|
|Redlands and San Bernardino||91|
High temperatures forecasted today in Riverside County include:
|Riverside, Menifee and Murrieta||91|
|Hemet and Perris||92|
|Desert Hot Springs||96|
|Indio, Palm Springs and Palm Desert||99|