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.

Heatwave raises Riverside county temperatures

RIVERSIDE – Temperatures across Riverside County will continue climbing today as a heat wave that could potentially push temperatures in the deserts past the 120-degree mark in the coming days hits the region. A National Weather Service excessive heat warning for the Coachella Valley and the San Gorgonio Pass zone, which includes the cities of […]

RIVCO: Excessive heat watch Friday through Saturday

RIVCO: Excessive heat watch Friday through Saturday

The first major heat wave of the season is will engulf Riverside County deserts, the Inland Empire and the Coachella Valley this weekend, prompting the National Weather Service to issue an excessive heat watch. A strengthening high pressure system was expected to send desert temperatures soaring 10 to 20 degrees above normal, creating a warming trend through Saturday, according […]

Excessive heat forecast for today, heat warnings issued

Excessive heat forecast for today, heat warnings issued

RIVERSIDE – Triple-digit temperatures are expected across much of Riverside County today along with potentially record-breaking heat throughout the weekend as a heat wave continues to bear down on the region. A National Weather Service excessive heat warning for the valleys of Riverside County, the San Gorgonio Pass near Banning and the Coachella Valley is scheduled to take effect […]

Riverside County valleys experience higher than normal temperatures

The ridge of high pressure that brought higher than average temperatures to the Coachella and Riverside valleys began to gradually weaken today, but the dry conditions were expected to last for about another week. National Weather Service meteorologist Michael Watkins said that high pressure over the desert areas and the recent Santa Ana winds caused […]