Like yesterday, Coachella Valley cities are experiencing a much needed break from excessive heat and feeling below normal temperatures for the second day in a row. An average high for today's date is 102°. Palm Springs reached 97° this afternoon.
Despite smoke still being seen in the upper levels of the sky, air quality on the valley floor was in the 'good' category this afternoon. This evening, it has elevated to the 'moderate' category.
The Smoke Advisory has been extended through Friday afternoon. Read the details here.
Temperatures will gradually warm into the upcoming weekend with a ridge of high pressure moving in from the west. Highs look to max out near 110°.