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Sizzling heat in Burbank today

Some serious sunshine in Burbank today. Along with a sizzling blast from the sun, weather watchers are saying the high will reach the upper 90s even possibly triple digits in the Media City. Also, some tropical moisture could bring a threat of rain through Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. So take precautions in the heat and be on the look out for those unexpected thunderstorms.

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Another scorcher in Burbank today

     Another scorcher in Burbank today. More triple digit temperatures coming our way. Yesterday, the high reached 102 in the Media City. It could be that hot or even hotter today. An excessive heat warning remains in effect for the San Fernando Valley until 7 p.m. tomorrow. Burbank isn’t the only place sizzling in the heat. Most of the  Southland is in the grips of a mini-heat wave. Even the beaches will remain warm — with 80 degree temps. Cooler weather expected by mid-week.

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Very hot Sunday in Burbank

It’s going to be seriously hot in the Media City today. The temperatures have been climbing for the past several days. The high yesterday reached 99 degrees. Today the temperature is expected to soar into the triple digits. At 9:30 this morning it was already in the mid-80s. An excessive heat warning is in effect today through 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 16 for the San Fernando Valley and other areas of the Southland. The advisory warns of “dangerously hot weather” for the next few days. Residents... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- Two guys tearing off a roof on South Mariposa Street in Burbank July 24, 2014

Working in the heat in Burbank

It’s a hot one in Burbank today. By noon, the temperature was in the 90s. While the lucky ones got to work inside air-conditioned buildings, others had to be outside, like the two guys I saw tearing off a roof in the 300 block of South Mariposa Street this morning. Despite the blazing sun, a Burbank Public Works crew repairing a sidewalk on South Parish Place was able to joke about the hot weather. A sense humor and a lot of water is a good way to get through this... Read More →

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Cool out in Burbank during the heat wave

Looking for a cool place to chill out for a while on this sizzling hot weekend? Check out a couple of the libraries in the Media City– which have been designated as cooling centers by Burbank officials. Hours of operation have been extended at the Buena Vista Library located at 300 North Buena Vista Street.. It is open today until 8 p.m. and tomorrow, Sunday, 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. Another cooling center, the Central Library at 110 North Glenoaks Boulevard is also open today until 6 p.m. Escape the... Read More →

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Heat watch in the Southland: Cooling centers open in Burbank

The temperatures are soaring in the Southland and that has prompted an excessive heat watch for Los Angeles County. Today in Burbank the high reach 100! The weather is expected to remain very hot with an increase in humidity; these factors will create “… a prolonged period of well above normal and possibly dangerous heat beginning Wednesday and continue through Friday,” according to the National Weather Service. Late Tuesday, two designated cooling centers were opened in Burbank. A news release from Burbank Public Information Officer Drew... Read More →

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Burbank opens cooling centers during heat wave

The heat is on in Burbank. At 1 p.m., the thermometer had topped 90 degrees in the Media City. The high today could reach the triple digits! The hot temps are expected to linger for several days. Many residents, especially those without air conditioning, are going to be struggling in this kind of weather. The City of Burbank is providing some relief by announcing the opening today of two cooling centers in B-town. The Buena Vista Library at 300 North Buena Vista Street (818) 238-5620 and the... Read More →

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Heat warnings, precautions, and triple digit temps in the Southland

The heat is on in the Southland. At 9 p.m. last night,  it was 80 degrees in Burbank.  It’s going to be seriously hot today, with 80s along the beach, upper 90s in Los Angeles, and over a 100 in Burbank and some valley areas. There’s a good chance we could see some temperature records broken today. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for today through tomorrow for the Southland. The NWS advisory says: ” The combination of the very hot temperatures and slightly increased humidities... Read More →

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