Intense heat and fires break records at the end of April

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  • Intense heat and raging fires break records at the end of April
  • Thursday 29 and Friday 30 April will go down in history for ‘breaking’ the thermometers
  • On Thursday, for example, a reading of 100 degrees Fahrenheit was recorded in Woodland Hills, northwest of Los Angeles.

High temperatures are back! Intense heat and raging fires break records at the end of April, a month in which historical indicators of this type are rarely recorded, much less if they reach up to 100 ° Fahrenheit.

Thursday, April 29 and Friday, April 30, 2021, will go down in history for ‘breaking’ the thermometers and especially for overwhelming the population of the Los Angeles area, in California, with a strong heat wave.

Intense heat and fires break records at the end of April

Intense heat and fires break records at the end of April. Photo: Shutterstock

April closed with a very rare heat wave in Southern California. In a month where such high temperatures are not expected, thermometers on Thursday read 100 degrees Fahrenheit in Woodland Hills, northwest of The Angels.

That record for this date had not been seen since 1959, when 101 ° F was reported. But it did not stay there, because this Friday the temperature did not reach 100 ° F, but it stayed really close fluctuating between 93 and 99 ° F, so the heat did not stop for the residents.

More heat than expected

Intense heat and fires break records at the end of April
Photo: AP

In Woodland Hills, at the edge of the San Fernando Valley, the highest temperature in the history of Los Angeles County was recorded. It was only in September 2020, when the thermometers reached 121 degrees F.

The striking thing is that temperatures of this level are recorded in the month of April, when in reality the three-digit figures begin to be seen from the second week of June, he recalled The opinion.

Also at Palmdale airport

The high temperatures were not only in Woodland Hills, but also at the Palmdale airport. This Friday, the thermometer showed an intense 95 degrees Fahrenheit, reaching the highest figure recorded in history during these dates, only that the previous record dates from 1996.

Also this Friday, the hottest April 30 in Sandberg, north of Los Angeles, was recorded with 89 degrees F, and yesterday the hottest April 29 in history had been recorded with 86 degrees F.

Heat … and fires too

Intense heat and fires break records at the end of April
Photo: AP

Severe heat waves and fires almost always go hand in hand. This time was no exception. The weather caused two fires in Southern California. The first in Castaic, north of Los Angeles County, which covered 650 acres and the second in Thousand Oaks, which only expanded by 28 acres since they were able to extinguish it before it came to life.

What do the forecasts indicate? The first thing that is expected is that the temperatures decrease and they fly to what is normal in spring. However, the risk of fires persists during the weekend in the Los Angeles County area, as reported by the Los Angeles media. Intense heat and fires break records at the end of April.

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