Warmer than yesterday, afternoon temperatures remained just below the seasonal average for the date (102°). Clouds have gradually cleared from our skies through the night as temperatures continue to cool into the low and mid-60s early Thursday morning.
A trough of low pressure is moving into Southern California from the Pacific Northwest. This is keeping temperatures mild-for-June across the Coachella Valley, as well as continuing gusty west winds through the San Gorgonio Pass each evening. Gusts near 30 MPH will continue along the interstate into early Thursday morning.
The true warming trend will begin on Friday with rising temperatures through the weekend.
The First Alert Weather Team is tracking a heatwave that will persist through the weekend and into next week.
The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued an Excessive Heat Watch for the Coachella Valley beginning Monday, June 14th. Conditions will possible for afternoon temperatures to climb as high as 120°.
Palm Springs will be within record high temperature reach Tuesday through Friday. Stay safe!
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