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Heat Wave: Downtown Los Angeles Sees Record High of 92 Degrees

A record high for L.A.
A record high for L.A.

Yes, your car's thermometer works. All those folks coming into work today asking if their cars are accurate (80-something, 90-something degrees) can rest assured that the top auto engineers of Detroit, Japan and Germany are on the money.

Because this baby heat wave is producing, as advertised:

As our favorite radio hit-spinner might say, it hit a high of 92 Dees'-grees in downtown L.A. today. And that ...

... is a record, according to the National Weather Service.

Scenery today along the Santa Monica Bay.
Scenery today along the Santa Monica Bay.
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The temp beat 1966's high of 90 for this date.

So go ahead and tell the folks back home how we do spring in L.A.

-With reporting from City News Service. Got news? Email us. Follow us on Twitter, too: @dennisjromero.