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Record Heat Possible For Central, South Coasts Over Labor Day Weekend

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We could see record setting heat on the Central and South Coasts over the Labor Day holiday weekend.

There’s an extreme heat warning for much of the region.  Temperatures could range between 100 and 112 degrees in some of our inland valleys.

There’s concern about the potential for rolling blackouts because of the added demand on the state’s power grid.

Meteorologists say at this point, it appears the hottest temperatures will hit us Saturday.  The hot weather also means we’ll see elevated brush fire danger in the region.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.