While escaping the core of the heat, Los Angeles will still turn warmer through Monday.
A high pressure system will build into the area briefly on Monday, bringing highs in the 80s. Monday will have a high close to 85F.
Scorching heat will continue to build across the Southwest through Monday, challenging some records. Areas near the coast will feel an increase in temperature, but it will be moderated by an ocean breeze including Los Angeles.
The expanding heat will increase the risk for heat-related illnesses. Staying hydrated by drinking plenty of water is one of the most important steps in staying safe from the heat.
Those who tend to spend much of their day outside will want to take the necessary steps to cope with the summerlike heat.
The lasting heat is bad news for the ongoing severe drought across the region.
A quick-moving disturbance moving by to the north on Tuesday could increase the marine layer and keep clouds around into the late morning, but no rain is expected. Highs will be near 80 on Tuesday.
An unusually strong push of cool air for early September will move southward along the Atlantic Seaboard through the Labor Day weekend before July-like heat returns by next week.
There is a significant chance that Jimena will turn back toward Hawaii and threaten the islands during the second week of September.
As the 2015 college football season gets underway, summertime warmth could lead to uncomfortable games across the Ohio Valley and South while storms roll across the Southeast and Upper Midwest.
Typhoons and building drought will impact more than one billion people in southeastern Asia this fall.
Steering winds could take Ignacio, currently a post-tropical cyclone, into the southeastern arm of Alaska or British Columbia during the middle days of next week.
Brownsville, TX (1933)
Hurricane caused $12 million damage; 40 dead.
Flint, MI (1985)
Major flooding occurred in four counties surrounding Flint when a foot of rain fell. Twelve lives were lost, and 63 dollars worth of property was damaged.
Yellowstone Nat'l Park, WY (1988)
Forest fires due to prolonged drought. 1.6 million acres were torched.