Despite this week’s heat, the National Weather Service said Friday Angelenos can expect cooler weather in the near future. Saturday will see the beginning of a cooling trend meteorologists say will usher in autumn.
The NWS forecast a combination of sunny and partly cloudy skies in L.A. County and highs of 80 degrees in Avalon; 83 at LAX; 84 on Mount Wilson; 90 in Downtown L.A.; 92 in Long Beach and San Gabriel; 94 in Burbank; 98 in Saugus; 99 in Palmdale; and 100 in Woodland Hills and Lancaster. Temperatures will fall by as much as 6 degrees Saturday and, in some communities, another 6 degrees on Sunday.
Sunny skies were forecast in Orange County, along with highs of 79 on Santiago Peak; 80 in Newport Beach… Laguna Beach and San Clemente; 87 on Ortega Highway at 2,600 feet; 92 in Fullerton and Yorba Linda; and 93 in Anaheim, Irvine, Mission Viejo and Fremont Canyon. Temperatures will fall by as much as 5 degrees Saturday. and, in some communities, another 5 on Sunday.