Today was the hottest day of the week with temperatures climbing into the one-teens this afternoon. The average high for the date is 109° but Palm Springs surpassed that by seven degrees.
Another round of monsoonal thunderstorms will move across Southern California on Friday. The current timeline calls for an increase in activity through the afternoon and into early Saturday morning.
Rainfall estimates have been all over the place with not much consistentcy. Where thunderstorms develop, 0.25" would not be uncalled for.
A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for eastern Riverside County on Friday, including Highway 177 / Rice Road and Blythe. Thunderstorms that develop will be capable of producing heavy rainfall which could lead to flash flooding.
Temperatures will drop tomorrow as cloudy skies join the picture along with the push of monsoonal moisture.
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