Due to an excessive heat warning issued by the National Weather Service for the San Gabriel Valley, Monrovia Canyon Park and the Hillside Wilderness Preserve will be closed Friday through Monday.
Over the weekend, the region can expect dangerously hot conditions with high temperatures between 100-115 F. There will only be modest relief overnight as temperatures are expected to remain in the 80s.
The closure may be extended if weather conditions do not improve. If there are any changes regarding the closure of either location, the community will be notified.
Additionally, foothill resident may see an increased presence of the fire department patrols are enhanced.
For those seeking some relief, the Monrovia Community Center has fans available for residents to borrow by calling (626) 256-8246.