The First Alert Weather Team is keeping a close eye on air quality and visibility around the Coachella Valley. Conditions reached 'Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups' by Monday evening and has lasted into the night.
Gusts in excess of 30 MPH were measured along I-10 Monday evening. A gradual tapering will take place into Tuesday morning, but still going to be breezy for the commute, especially through the San Gorgonio Pass. Wind will continue to be a topic of discussion through the week, with the strongest winds arriving Thursday.
A trough of low pressure remains off the coast of California but will continue to move east over the next few days. This will usher in cooler temperatures throughout the week, with Thursday likely being the coolest day.
The final days of summer will be quite mild, especially given the heat we've experienced the past three months. Temperatures look to peak in the 90s all week. Fall begins Friday night, with the equinox occurring at 11:50 p.m.