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Warmest day of the year (so far)

High temperatures in the mid 90s this afternoon made for the warmest day of 2021 (so far). Palm Springs has only reached 90° two other times this year, January 16th and March 28th.

The wind is a result of a trough of low pressure to our north. As it moves east, winds will shift offshore and result in a moderate strength Santa Ana wind event. The strongest winds around the Coachella Valley will arrive Tuesday morning. This will drop relative humidity values below 10% and elevate fire weather conditions.

The strongest gusts from this wind event will be experienced through the Cajon Pass and Inland Empire. A Wind Advisory has been issued for these locations from 6:00 a.m. Tuesday through 2:00 p.m. Wednesday.

A notable drop in temperatures will be felt Tuesday thanks to the wind. Highs will return to the 90s Thursday and continue to warm into Friday.

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7-Day Forecast / KESQ Weather Video / Weather

Haley Clawson

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