As local temperatures reached triple digits inland, the state's first major forest fire of the season continued to rage Saturday in the San Bernardino Mountains south of Big Bear.
Strong high pressure aloft produced temperatures of 105 in the Antelope Valley with readings of 102 in Palmdale and Lancaster, according to the National Weather Service.
Temperatures reached the high 90s in Woodland Hills and the Santa Clarita Valley while the mercury hit about 98 in Riverside and 97 in San Bernardino.
The Los Angeles area experienced temperatures in the mid- to high 80s. In neighboring Orange County, readings in the mid- to high 70s were reported near the coast.
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