With extreme temperatures racking Los Angeles, North Hollywood resident Ada Flores says she hasn't slept well for three weeks. Then, at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, her fan gave out.
Waves associated with it will hit the Southern California coast Monday night and peak Tuesday night, National Weather Service forecasters said.
A heat advisory and excessive heat warning are in effect through Saturday night for San Diego and neighboring counties, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
An excessive heat warning is in effect until Saturday evening.
Muggy weather brings the chance for afternoon thunderstorms in the mountain areas of San Diego County.
Rescuers have been scrambling on California's snowmelt-swollen Kern River, which has claimed the lives of 8 people since March.
NBC 7 Meteorologist Jodi Kodesh predicts it will be "a beautifully warm day."
This year's record snowfall on the Sierra took road crews a month longer than normal to clear from the east-west passage.
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Triple-digit heat is likely in the foothills and possible in the inland valleys Monday.
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