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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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Windy weekend continues

Windy to occasionally gusty conditions will remain through the early part of next week. Winds will temporarily weaken through the morning with stronger winds expected each evening. Winds could exceed 40 MPH for wind prone areas along the I-10 corridor and near the San Gorgonio Pass. An Air Quality Alert remains in effect for the

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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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Toasty afternoons and breezy evenings

Highs remain above average through the week, and we also continue to see breezy conditions in the evening and overnight. An area of low pressure lingers, bringing some partly cloudy skies, too. Highs today will likely come in just below triple digits, hovering in the upper nineties today and tomorrow. By Thursday, our temperatures will

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Staying warm with breezy evenings

An area of low pressure off the California coast is feeding clouds across the state. Even with the additional cloud cover, temperatures still climbed into the triple digits this afternoon. There is a chance for mountain showers on Wednesday with additional moisture in the region. Expect breezy evenings to be present each day moving forward.

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Warmer than normal this week

Highs topped out at 103 on Mother’s Day, and we expect similar numbers most of the week. The Jet Stream has moved to the North allowing warmer temps to move in. A weak low pressure system off the coast will move through tomorrow and Wednesday will reduce temperatures by a few degrees, but we will

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A warm Mother’s Day in the desert

The warming trend we have been tracking continued today with high temperatures exceeding 100 degrees in both Palm Springs and Thermal. Slightly cooler temperatures are expected for the first half of next week. While Monday will be a few degrees cooler, it will still make for a great pool day! Especially when you factor in

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Clear and warm Mother’s Day ahead

Blue skies and warmer-than-average temperatures are expected for Sunday. Today is a great opportunity to spend Mother’s Day poolside as daytime highs reach the low 100s! Luckily, occasionally breezy winds will help cool us down throughout the day. Stronger breezes are expected later this evening. Temperatures will take a slight dip for the beginning of

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Warming up throughout the weekend

We continue to warm up this weekend. Highs today were in the upper 90s, with triple digits in the forecast for Sunday. Skies will remain clear as well with occasional breezes, especially in the evening hours. The once-in-a-generation solar storm will continue tonight as well. G4 or G5 conditions are forecasted for tonight by the

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