Los Angeles Roasts During Hottest Thanksgiving on Record

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In fact, it the high of 87 tied the Phoenix record for both Thanksgiving and November 23, according to the National Weather Service.

He said this trend of above-average temperatures could continue into the winter if predictions from the Climate Prediction Center hold steady.

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A high of 93 is forecast for Woodland Hills on Thursday, one degree above the record set in 1995, according to the weather service.

Burbank could reach 91 degrees, beating the previous record of 86 in 1950.

It's likely that some more records will be broken, as this extreme heat is expected to last though at least Sunday, when temperatures are expected to return to the 90s. The warmest Thanksgiving was reported in 2002 and was also 62 degrees.

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Records were also set in Long Beach, where the temperature reached 96 and topped the 2015 record of 88.

Some heat records for a November 21 were set in Los Angeles County Tuesday, including 91 in Burbank, topping the 88 set in 2002; 91 in Woodland Hills, besting the 89 set in 2002; and 74 in Sandberg, compared to 70 in 1995.

The National Weather Service said it is expected to stay relatively warm through the weekend with temperatures expected to be 15-20 degrees above normal throughout the state.

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Friday and Saturday should both see highs of 78 degrees, the weather service said.