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Record shattering heat

The record-breaking heat is here! After tying the record high temperature yesterday, Palm Springs shattered it today with a high of 122°. The previous record of 116° was set back in 1955. The average high for Palm Springs on this day would be 104°.

The dangerous heat continues throughout the holiday weekend. Temperatures in the Coachella Valley are expected to near 120° through Monday. An Excessive Heat Warning is in place for Southern California through Monday evening, with temperatures in the Inland Empire and high desert reaching into the one-teens. Coastal communities are even reaching the triple-digits this weekend.

Heat illness is possible, so make sure you are taking precautions. If you experience any signs of heat stroke, call 911 immediately.

A Red Flag Warning is also in place due to the dry, hot and windy conditions to the west of our local mountains.

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Taylor Begley

Taylor Begley is a Sports Anchor and Reporter for KESQ News Channel 3. You can also catch her anchoring weather on the weekends. Learn more about Taylor here.

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