Heat wave continues, excessive heat warning remains in place

Heat wave continues, excessive heat warning remains in place

The “blazing heat” that has stifled Riverside County for a week will continue today with temperatures expected to climb even higher, a day after Riverside and Lake Elsinore set new heat records and Idyllwild tied its high-temperature record for the date, the National Weather Service said.

Heat wave to pummel Riverside County

Heat wave to pummel Riverside County

RIVERSIDE – High temperatures, humidity and unhealthy air quality are on tap for Riverside County over the next few days as a heat wave grips the region. Temperatures are expected to begin rising Thursday and hit their peak Saturday, when temperatures could reach 115 to 120 degrees in the low deserts and 105 to 110 […]

MORENO VALLEY: Transformer blows, leaving several hundred powerless

MORENO VALLEY – Nearly 200 residents of a west Moreno Valley neighborhood were briefly without electricity today after a transformer blew up as temperatures soared into the triple digits. The transformer fire was reported about 1:30 p.m. in the 25300 block of Filaree Avenue, near Gabriel Street, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Crews […]

Heat wave continues; temperatures may drop by middle of next week

RIVERSIDE – Scorching heat is expected again today in Riverside County as the summer season officially gets underway. On Tuesday, the heat wave baking Southern California pushed the mercury to 122 degrees in Thermal, breaking a year-old record, according to the National Weather Service. Palm Springs also reached 122 degrees, tying the city’s record high […]

RIVERSIDE: County health officials urge residents to take precautions as temperatures expected to rise

With temperatures expected to reach triple-digits in parts of Riverside County, health officials are urging the community to take precautions against the heat and remind residents that cool centers are available throughout the county. The National Weather Service is predicting higher temperatures over the next seven to 10 days, with some areas of Riverside County […]