- Associated Press - Saturday, June 4, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say nine people were sickened from the heat at a Southern California graduation ceremony.

Jennifer Fuhrman, a spokeswoman for the Riverside County Fire Department, says two patients were taken to the hospital Saturday after suffering heat-related illness at Palm Desert High School’s graduation ceremony.

The others were treated at the scene.

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory and warnings for the suburbs south and east of Los Angeles through Sunday and urged residents to take extra precautions when spending time outside.

Temperatures in the area could reach triple digits on Saturday.

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