heat wave

Friday, July 19, 2024

CA workers encouraged to know their rights for hot days

  Suzanne Potter, reporter/producer, California News Service, a bureau of Public News Service.    California shattered heat records left and right this month and temperatures are forecast to be 10 degrees above normal this weekend. Therefore,  the state wants to remind workers of their right to shade, free cold water, and rest breaks. Also, employers are required to train workers on […]
Monday, July 8, 2024

Home cooling tips for the hot summer days

  By Eric Tegethoff, reporter/producer for Oregon News Service, a bureau of Public News Service.    The West Coast is experiencing its first major heat event of the summer. However, some simple tips can help you keep your home cooler. Most of California and Oregon were under a heat advisory over the long holiday weekend. With summer just starting, Cameron […]
Wednesday, July 3, 2024

How to stay safe during a California heat wave

  By Suzanne Potter Reporter/Producer, California News Service, a bureau of Public News Service.    This year, the 4th of July weekend arrives with an extreme heat advisory in California, with triple-digit temperatures in many inland areas well into next week. So, public health experts are asking people to take extra precautions to stay safe. Anyone is susceptible to heat-related […]
Friday, September 1, 2017

Record breaking weather in Burbank as blistering heat wave continues

Record breaking weather in Burbank as blistering heat wave continues through Labor Day weekend. Yesterday in the Media City, the temperature soared to 108 shattering a record of 106 degrees on August 31 set back in 2007. The heat wave kicked off at the beginning of the week. The high today in B-town expected to hit triple-digits again. The National […]
Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Burbank hits 111 before cooling trend kicks in

Burbank hits 111 before cooling trend kicks in. Yesterday,  was for a huge record breaker. The temperature blasted through the record of 106 set on that date, back in 2008, before noon. Like the rest of the Southland, the Media City continued to sizzle in the first major heat wave of the year. The Burbank temperature would peak at over […]
Monday, June 20, 2016

Burbank breaks another heat record on first day of summer

Burbank breaks another heat record on first day of summer. The temperature has been rising since sunrise in Burbank. Before 9 .a.m. it was in the 90s. An hour or so later, the Media City smashed another record with a temperature of 107, according to the National Weather Service. Yes, it will probably get even hotter before the sun sets! […]
Monday, June 20, 2016

Burbank breaks 43 year-old heat record during heat wave

Burbank breaks 43 year-old heat record during heat wave. Yesterday, the thermometer kept rising in the Media City. When it hit 106 we thought that was going to be it. However, the temperature continue to climb until it hit a record 109, according to the National Weather Service. That breaks a record of 104 set on that day back in 1973. Records […]
Sunday, June 19, 2016

Stay cool on Father’s Day

  It’s not going to be easy to stay cool on Father’s Day. The Southland is going to sizzle today. The thermometer hit 80 before 9 a.m. in Burbank this morning. A good indicator it’s going to be scorcher. Weather watchers say the Media City will be one of many  SoCal places, which will fry in triple digits before the sun […]
Wednesday, September 9, 2015

A scorcher in Burbank

Wow! At noon today, the temperature hit 100 in Burbank and the mercury will probably climb even higher this afternoon. A Southland heat wave kicked off earlier in the week and it’s expected to peak today and tomorrow. The national weather service has issued an excessive heat warning until  8 p.m. tomorrow for Burbank and most of the Los Angeles […]