High temperatures and low humidity return to Riverside County today while Santa Ana winds are set to buffet the region west of the mountains over the weekend and increase the potential for wildfires.
Dry and windy weather conditions expected in Riverside County beginning tonight will increase the risk of fires in parts of the region, according to the National Weather Service.
Triple-digit temperatures are expected to continue throughout the region, one day after the heat in Thermal broke a record set more than three decades ago.
A low pressure system moving across the region today will bring cool weather and occasional rain showers in parts of Riverside County through Tuesday and gusty winds in the mountains and some of the deserts into Wednesday.
Light showers, brisk winds and a slight chance of thunderstorms are in the forecast Wednesday, March 22, for Riverside County as a weak spring storm moves through the region.
Light showers, mountain snow and gusty wind are expected in Riverside County again today as the second of two storms hits the region.
Rain may start falling in parts of Riverside County as early as tonight as a strong Pacific storm that is expected to bring heavy precipitation and potentially damaging winds in the coming days heads toward the region.
A storm headed into Southern California is expected to bring rain to parts of Riverside County starting this afternoon.
A winter storm will slide into Southern California tomorrow, producing moderate to heavy rain throughout western Riverside County, according to the National Weather Service.
Continuing light rain and gusty winds in portions of Riverside County today could cause problems for motorists during the morning commute, but both are expected to start tapering off this evening.