High pressure over the Desert Southwest is remaining strong. Temperatures this afternoon surpassed yesterday's high (93°) and peaked in the upper 90s across the Coachella Valley.
A Wind Advisory is now in effect through 6:00 a.m. for gusts up to 55 MPH in the highlighted area. It included San Bernardino and Riverside County mountains, as well as the Coachella Valley. Wind gusts around the valley floor look to range from 25-35 MPH on average, though gusts up to 40 MPH are possible.
Here's a look at some of the peak gusts around the desert:
Despite the wind, temperatures will remain 10-15° above average through the weekend. Practice heat safety when making outdoor plans.
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