LOS ANGELES (AP) — Temperature records are beginning to fall as a heat wave broils Southern California.
The National Weather Service says downtown Los Angeles broke the July 6 record when it hit 95 degrees at 10:15 a.m. Friday, besting the old record of 94 set in 1992.
The mercury continues to rise and is flirting with the century mark. Downtown is forecast to top out at 106.
Other locations around Southern California reached triple digits at midmorning, and several other records have been broken.