Forecasters warned of elevated fire weather and potentially dangerous heat as Southern California experienced another day of sweltering temperatures.
A heat advisory is in effect from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. for coastal and inland Orange County, where widespread highs in the mid-80s to upper-90s were anticipated, according to the National Weather Service. Coastal area temperatures are expected to be the hottest of the year.
In Los Angeles County, temperatures are expected to peak between 80 and 90 degrees at area beaches, and in mountain and foothill areas. Triple-digit heat could scorch the inland coastal and valley areas, forecasters said.
The Los Angeles International Airport hit 93 degrees, breaking a record that was over 40 years old.
LAX had another day of record heat for the day on Monday as did Long Beach and Camarillo airports, and Newport Beach, according to NWS. More record-breaking temperatures are possible, including in downtown L.A.
The heat is expected to linger through Wednesday before giving way to a slight cool down.
Sensitive populations are at risk of experiencing heat-related illnesses, according to the weather service. Residents are advised to stay in cool places and keep hydrated.
The combination of hot weather, dry conditions and breezy northeastern winds also prompted forecasters to urge extra caution for anyone using potential fire sources.
A small brush fire erupted Tuesday morning near the Hollywood Bowl and 101 Freeway, burning several acres of vegetation before being extinguished by firefighters. The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.