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90 degree temps in the LA forecast through Tuesday

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It’s not summer yet—but it sure feels like it

Cooler weather will return Wednesday as a high pressure system moves out of the region.
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The heat is on.

Following two consecutive months of record lows, the mercury is expected to spike several degrees above normal today and Tuesday, nearing or reaching triple digit temperatures in the Valley.

A high pressure system has moved into the region, and winds have shifted from west to east, driving away the clouds associated with the local weather phenomenon known as “June Gloom.” On top of that, humidity is low, bringing the first real fire weather conditions of the year in Santa Clarita and the Antelope Valley.

Elsewhere across LA, expect temperatures in the mid to upper 80s and low 90s.

Temperatures started rising Saturday, and on Sunday, Burbank Airport matched a daily high temperature record last recorded in 1979 of 100 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

Those aren’t crazy-high temperatures for Los Angeles, but the toastier weather will likely be welcomed by Angelenos amid an unusually chilly spring and in the wake of a rare wet winter.

The Bay Area, however, might see record heat, according to UCLA climate scientologist Daniel Swain. On Twitter, he says Southern California “should still be quite warm to hot—just not as likely to be record-breaking.”

Normal weather will return Wednesday, with highs forecasted mostly in the upper 70s in Central Los Angeles and low 80s in the Valley through Sunday.