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Patrick Evans

Patrick Evans is the News Channel 3’s morning and noon meteorologist, and Host of Eye on the Desert. Patrick also hosts afternoon drive on 103.1 MeTV FM. Learn more about Patrick here.

Excessive heat for the weekend

Highs today will be reasonable, but the heat rises into the week. Starting tomorrow at 10 a.m. the Valley and areas to our south will be under an Excessive Heat Warning until Saturday evening. Highs will climb into the lower one-teens. Heat will plague the entire region for most of the weekend as high pressure

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Continued warmer than normal conditions

Highs yesterday hit 106 and we’ll see very similar highs later this afternoon. We’re only slightly above normal, but areas surrounding from the Central Valley of California to Las Vegas and Phoenix will be under more significant heat, with heat advisories and excessive heat warnings through Thursday in many instances. A Coastal Eddy lingers along

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Warmer than normal all week

Highs will remain slightly above normal throughout the week, with fairly calm wind conditions. Areas surround the Coachella Valley will be dealing with excessive heat. There’s a little extra humidity as moisture rises up from the south, wrapping around ridge of high pressure. Normal highs hover near 102, but we’ll consistently see temperatures between 105

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Not as breezy and warmer today

Winds are lighter this morning, and temperatures will again climb through the middle 90s. A trough well to our North will increase winds into tomorrow and the weekend. Today warmer conditions prevail, but by tomorrow and Friday temps cool into the lower 90s and even some upper 80s, which is unusual for this late in

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Gusty winds persist

A trough of low pressure continues to generate gusty conditions, especially along the I-10 freeway corridor this morning. The winds have resulted in blowing sand and dust, but air quality is in the “Good” or “Moderate” range. The Northwesterly winds have helped keep temps in check, with highs slightly below normal, in the lower 90s.

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Tracking gusty winds and poor air quality

Air quality has fallen sharply overnight, dropping to “Unhealthy” in areas of Riverside and Imperial counties. The South Coast Air Quality Management District has issued an Air Quality Alert for the Valley and portions of Imperial Valley because of the lowered air quality. People with respiratory issues should stay indoors as much as possible until

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