As the summer sun blazes overhead, three of California's typically "hot" desert cities are bracing for a potentially dangerous surge in mercury levels, with temperatures slated to soar and stay dangerously over 110 degrees. Keep your cool, though.

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Heat like this in these areas is not an anomaly. It should be seen as a call to locals and visitors alike to prepare for the scorching conditions. Amidst the stunning beaches and iconic landmarks, these 3 cool California cities will be embroiled in a sizzling dance with the sun, casting a new light on the Golden State's summer experience.

#1 Furnace Creek (Death Valley), California

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THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMP THIS TIME OF YEAR IS 116 DEGREES.

THE EXPECTED HIGH TEMP IN FURNACE CREEK THIS WEEK: 122 DEGREES.

 

#2 Borrego Springs, California

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THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMP THIS TIME OF YEAR IS 107 DEGREES.

THE EXPECTED HIGH TEMP IN BORREGO SPRINGS NEXT WEEK 116 DEGREES.

 

#3 Palm Springs, California

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THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMP THIS TIME OF YEAR IS 108 DEGREES.

THE EXPECTED HIGH TEMP IN PALM SPRINGS THIS WEEK IS 119 DEGREES.

 

Los Angeles, California

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THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMP THIS TIME OF YEAR IS 82 DEGREES.

THE EXPECTED HIGH TEMP IN LOS ANGELES NEXT WEEK IS 92 DEGREES.

 

San Francisco, California

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THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMP THIS TIME OF YEAR IS 71 DEGREES.

THE EXPECTED HIGH TEMP IN SAN FRANCISCO NEXT WEEK IS 70 DEGREES.

 

San Diego, California

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THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMP THIS TIME OF YEAR IS 74 DEGREES.

THE EXPECTED HIGH TEMP IN SAN DIEGO NEXT WEEK IS 79 DEGREES.

From temperatures above 120 degrees to cool breezes and highs in the 70s, California has a little bit of everything to offer when it comes to enjoying the summer sun in the great outdoors.

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