Record-Challenging Heat This Week in Los Angeles

By Brian Lada, Meteorologist
April 29, 2014; 3:50 AM ET
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Temperatures will be on the rise this week in Los Angeles, approaching near-record levels around midweek.

The heat will crank up on Tuesday with temperatures forecast near 90 degrees, well above the normal high of 74.

Wednesday and Thursday will likely turn out to be the hottest days so far this year with temperatures in Los Angeles expected to reach the middle 90s both days.

This would set a new record high temperature on Thursday, breaking the old record of 89 degrees set in 1929.

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Dry weather will accompany this heat with no precipitation expected through at least this weekend; possibly longer.

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