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Rising temperatures through the week

A ridge of high pressure will build over Southern California in the days ahead, helping our temperatures climb above the seasonal average. An Excessive Heat Watch has been issued for the Coachella Valley beginning Wednesday morning. This will be the first big heat of the summer season. As these temperatures can increase the potential for

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A warm end to the month of May

Meteorological summer begins on June 1st (Saturday). The average high temperature for Palm Springs on the date is 100°. What does that mean for us? The need for extra ice cubes in our cups! Breezy to gusty evenings have been a part of our forecast almost every day. Saturday evening will be no exception, with

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Staying warm into the first weekend of June

Temperatures today will be fairly similar to what we experienced yesterday, with a high near 105°F. We are also still monitoring elevated eveningtime winds, especially around sunset. There may be some widespread breezy conditions at times, with gustier conditions isolated to the I-10 corridor. Temperatures over the next week will stay on the elevated side.

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Another warm and breezy evening in the desert

The First Alert Weather Team is monitoring a consistent weather pattern through this week. Daytime highs reached over the seasonal average again today. Expect temperatures to rise into the low 100s everyday this week and practice proper heat safety precautions accordingly! Breezy NW winds will continue this evening with gusts that could reach between 25-40

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Warm days and breezy evenings ahead

After a windy weekend, conditions have calmed significantly on this Memorial Day. High pressure will keep winds light during the day and boost temperatures towards the triple-digits everyday this week. Breezy winds are expected each late afternoon and evening with gusts around 25-35 mph. There are currently no watches or warnings posted for the Coachella

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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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