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Photo: FLLewis / Media City G -- Hot weather wear on Olive Avenue in Burbank during heat wave September 1, 2017

Record breaking weather in Burbank as blistering heat wave continues

Record breaking weather in Burbank as blistering heat wave continues through Labor Day weekend. Yesterday in the Media City, the temperature soared to 108 shattering a record of 106 degrees on August 31 set back in 2007. The heat wave kicked off at the beginning of the week. The high today in B-town expected to hit triple-digits again. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning , which remains in effect until tomorrow, Saturday at 10 p.m.,  for many Southland areas including Burbank and the rest... Read More →

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Burbank hits 111 before cooling trend kicks in

Burbank hits 111 before cooling trend kicks in. Yesterday,  was for a huge record breaker. The temperature blasted through the record of 106 set on that date, back in 2008, before noon. Like the rest of the Southland, the Media City continued to sizzle in the first major heat wave of the year. The Burbank temperature would peak at over 110 degrees on the first day of summer.   The high temperature at Burbank was 111. This broke old record of 106 in 2008, and tied the max... Read More →

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Burbank breaks another heat record on first day of summer

Burbank breaks another heat record on first day of summer. The temperature has been rising since sunrise in Burbank. Before 9 .a.m. it was in the 90s. An hour or so later, the Media City smashed another record with a temperature of 107, according to the National Weather Service. Yes, it will probably get even hotter before the sun sets! BUR reached 107F at 1019 am. Record was 106F set 2008. Temp still rising. Hydrate, find a cool spot, check on neighbors/pets. #LAheat#cawx — NWS Los... Read More →

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Burbank breaks 43 year-old heat record during heat wave

Burbank breaks 43 year-old heat record during heat wave. Yesterday, the thermometer kept rising in the Media City. When it hit 106 we thought that was going to be it. However, the temperature continue to climb until it hit a record 109, according to the National Weather Service. That breaks a record of 104 set on that day back in 1973. Records were broken in other Southland cities as well. Don’t turn off the A/C, the heat is not about to let up yet. Today is supposed to be... Read More →

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Stay cool on Father’s Day

  It’s not going to be easy to stay cool on Father’s Day. The Southland is going to sizzle today. The thermometer hit 80 before 9 a.m. in Burbank this morning. A good indicator it’s going to be scorcher. Weather watchers say the Media City will be one of many  SoCal places, which will fry in triple digits before the sun goes down. The heat wave will continue through Tuesday. Some relief predicted on Wednesday. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning through Monday at... Read More →

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A scorcher in Burbank

Wow! At noon today, the temperature hit 100 in Burbank and the mercury will probably climb even higher this afternoon. A Southland heat wave kicked off earlier in the week and it’s expected to peak today and tomorrow. The national weather service has issued an excessive heat warning until  8 p.m. tomorrow for Burbank and most of the Los Angeles region, except for coastal areas.  Take extra precautions with children and the elderly. Also, cranking up all those air conditioners will cause a surge in electrical... Read More →

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Updated: Burbank breaks heat record as heat wave continues

Burbank is baking in that relentless heat wave scorching the Southland. Yesterday, the Media City broke a record with a high of 104 — the previous record for August 15 was 101 set in 1977.  The temperature in B-town is expected to soar into the triple digits once again today. The excessive heat warning from the weather service is expected to expire tonight at 8 pm. however,  the heat wave reportedly will not break until Tuesday. So take precautions and try to stay out of the... Read More →

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Hot temps in Burbank today – Heat warning and heat alert

More hot temperatures for Burbank and the San Fernando Valley.  Yesterday the high hit 100 in the Media City and that could happen again today. No relief in sight for the weekend. The weather service has issued an excessive heat warning for the San Fernando Valley from 1 p.m. this afternoon through Sunday at 8 p.m. The weather service put out this warning: “The prolonged heat wave will bring the risk of heat related illness through the weekend. Those at highest risk include children .. the elderly …... Read More →

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A scorcher in Burbank today

It’s blazing hot in Burbank this morning. At 11:30 a.m. temperature in the mid 90s. As predicted it’s going to be a scorcher in the Media City. There’s a pretty good chance we will hit the triple digits before the day is done. Record breaking heat expected throughout the Southland Thursday. Red flag warnings have been extended through 8 p.m. today. Gusty erratic winds and low humidity are contributing to the high fire danger. Be careful out there. By the way, we could get some relief... Read More →

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Heat is on in Burbank

The heat is on in Burbank today. The Southland is suffering through a spring heat wave. Temperatures in the Media City headed up into the upper 90s and even the triple digits today. Also, there’s a wind advisory for Santa Ana winds from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. today. The fire danger in the Southland remains high due to the hot windy and dry weather conditions. A red flag warning is in effect through 8 p.m. this evening. It’s a sunscreen and get out... Read More →

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Officials recommending residents stay in doors during the heat wave

Burbank officials are recommending residents stay in doors during the heat wave. Temperatures in Burbank reached the low 90s yesterday. A high of 95 is expected today.  The forecast is for hot temps to linger into the weekend. In a news release from City Hall residents “… are encouraged to seek relief from the heat by drinking plenty of fluids, wearing loose-fitting clothing, and most importantly, staying indoors.” The release included a warning: “These (high)  temperatures may result in heat related illnesses and heightened... Read More →

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Hot and windy in Burbank today

It’s going to be hot and windy in Burbank today. Before 9 a.m. the temperature was hovering at around 80 degrees. Hot winds were blowing debris through the streets this morning and the air very dry. A wind advisory is in effect through tomorrow afternoon. Winds are expected to reach  25-30 MPH in the Media City today. Weather watchers predict the high will be around 91 here on Tuesday even hotter in the next few days. Thanks to a high pressure system a heat wave is cooking the... Read More →

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A winter heat wave: 88 in Burbank!

  The calendar says January, but it feels like July in Burbank! At 2 p.m. the mercury hit 88  in B-town and could go even hotter before the sunset. More 80 degree temps expected through the end of the week in the Media City. We’re in the middle of winter but Southland is sizzling like it’s summertime. Along with that we have red flag warnings , which means high fire danger, and an advisory of high gusty winds through tomorrow evening.

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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- Buena Vista Library 300 North Buena Vista Street in Burbank

Two Burbank libraries designated cooling centers during heat wave

Starting today, folks in Burbank will get some relief from the heat wave. Two of the city’s libraries will have longer hours through Sunday, providing cool places to escape hot temperatures in the 90s and even triple digits. Two designated cooling centers were announced yesterday in a news released: “Residents are encouraged to seek relief from the heat by visiting either the Buena Vista Library at 300 N. Buena Vista Street or the Burbank Central Library at 110 N. Glenoaks Boulevard. The Northwest Branch Library on W. Victory Boulevard remains... Read More →

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Heat is on in the Media City

  You know it’s going to be a sizzler when the temperature reaches 85 before 11 a.m. Well, that’s the case in Burbank today. A heat wave is building and it’s effecting much of the Southwest and including the Southland.  No relief is expected until sometime next week. The national weather service has issue an excessive heat warning for the San Fernando Valley. The warning comes with this advisory: “This extended period of hot conditions will result in an increased risk of heat related illness. Take the needed... Read More →

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Temperatures heating up in Burbank and the rest of the Southland

  It looks like the Southland is heading into the first heat wave of the summer.  Some parts of the valley could get up into the triple digits over the next few days. Burbank is already sizzling. Today at 12:30 p.m. the high was 87 in the Media City and felt even warmer. B-town can expect highs in at least the 90s tomorrow through Monday. There will be plenty of sunshine go along with the hot temperatures. Yeah, summer is here.

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Triple digit heat in Burbank

The  month of October kicked off with extreme heat in Burbank.  The Media City fried with triple digits — reaching a blistering 106 degrees today. At 5 p.m. this evening it was still 102!  The rest of the Southland is suffering from this heat wave as well. The dry, hot heat has increased the fire danger, too. A gradual cooling trend is expected to take hold this week — but tomorrow, more of the same sizzling temperatures are in the forecast for... Read More →

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Heat wave returns to Burbank and Southland

A sizzling Sunday in the Southland and according to the forecast it’s just the first of some seriously hot days. The high is expected to reach at least 99 today in Burbank with triple digits predicted through Thursday here.   Yeah, the calendar says it’s fall — but apparently summer is still clinging to the Southland. Get out the sunglasses and the sunscreen and try to stay cool.

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Heat wave continues: Another excessive heat warning

A relentless heat wave continues to bake Burbank and the rest of the Southland. A hot air mass is hovering over the region. An excessive heat warning went into effect this morning through late evening for portions of the valleys and mountains in So Cal. Yesterday the high hit 100 again in B-town and we can expected it to be just as hot today. At 11 a.m., the temperature was already 90! So the heat is very much on in the... Read More →

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Another scorcher! Cooling center hours extended in Burbank

Another blazing hot day in Burbank. The forecast is for a high of at least 100 today and for a sizzling weekend, too. Meanwhile, the city of Burbank is extending the hours of one of its cooling centers — due to the continued heat wave: “Now that the extreme high temperatures are expected to continue through Sunday, the City is extending the hours of operation at Buena Vista Library, which is centrally located and offers the most efficient cooling system. The... Read More →

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