Southland residents are about to get a big taste of summer, with temperatures expected to soar across the region starting Wednesday and continuing through the workweek.
Heat advisories will be in effect in Pasadena from 11 a.m. Wednesday until 6 p.m. Friday, with temperatures expected to reach 99 degrees by Thursday and 100 on Friday, according to the National Weather Service.
“Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors,” the NWS advised. “Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible.”
Today: Sunny, with a high near 94. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tonight: Clear, with a low around 63. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 99. East northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 63. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night: Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Sunday: Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Monday Night: A slight chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy.
Tuesday: A slight chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.