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Scorcher to continue in Southern California, with records getting set

By in Press Enterprise on October 24, 2017

By Scott Schwebke

  • A surfer walks along the shore during unseasonably hot weather in Huntington Beach, California, on Monday, October 23, 2017. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG)

  • Ken Klause, visiting from Alberta, Canada, relaxes on the beach during unseasonably hot weather in Huntington Beach, California, on Monday, October 23, 2017. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG)

    Ken Klause, visiting from Alberta, Canada, relaxes on the beach during unseasonably hot weather in Huntington Beach, California, on Monday, October 23, 2017. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG)

  • Megan Sifontes cuddles with her boyfriend, Angelo Rodriguez, under the pier during unseasonably hot weather in Huntington Beach, California, on Monday, October 23, 2017. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG)

    Megan Sifontes cuddles with her boyfriend, Angelo Rodriguez, under the pier during unseasonably hot weather in Huntington Beach, California, on Monday, October 23, 2017. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG)

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Triple-digit heat is expected to shatter records in Southern California, including one that is more than a century old, and bake the region from the mountains to the coast on Tuesday, Oct. 24.

In Los Angeles, Tuesday’s opening game of the World Series at Dodger Stadium will be the hottest ticket in town.

At first pitch, set for 5:09 p.m., the temperature is expected to be 94, with Chavez Ravine somewhat cooling off to 85 degrees by 7 p.m, said Ryan Kittell, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service.

“By game time, everyone should be in the shade, which is good news,” he said.” Spectators should bring a bottle of water, which is about all you can do.”

The oppressive heat is a result of a high-pressure system producing off-shore, down-sloping Santa Ana winds and humidity of […]    

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