Despite the warning, Sherman Oaks got pretty lucky in my eyes. I went to the Emergency Preparedness Fair on Saturday and while it was hot, it was not unbearable.
My apartment is a 1950's heat trap and I did not melt as usual. Yet, it is still hot and the LAFD Blog continues to be a great source of info for the heat wave:
Wildfire Danger in Southern California
Cooling Centers Open During L.A. Heat Wave
Firefighters Warn of Heat-Wave Dangers
Children, Hot Weather & Cars = Danger!
Wildfire 101: Plan For Wildfire
Photo of illegal dumping and what looks like Valleyheart, West of Woodman, by Ian Broyles