Heat wave prevails across SoCal

A heat wave will send Southland temperatures soaring Wednesday, threatening heat-related illnesses, especially in the Antelope Valley, where an excessive heat warning is in effect and temperatures are forecast to be around 20 degrees higher than normal.

Heat wave to strike Southland this week

The Southland is in for a lot more sizzle next week, and officials are getting ready to open cooling centers starting on Tuesday when inland temperatures could reach the mid-90s.