Using global climate models, climate scientists at UCLA's Institute of the Environment and Sustainability (IoES) have projected that temperatures will increase by 3-5°F in Southern California in the next 30 years -- and all neighborhoods should expect many more extremely hot days, when the temperature exceeds 95°F.
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By the year 2050, there could be 22 days of extreme heat in Los Angeles, and by 2100, there could be 54 such days, a study released by UCLA scientists last year said.
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