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 […]

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 […]

Heat wave expected through the weekend

Heat wave expected through the weekend

Temperatures again soared into triple digits today on the third day of a regional heat wave. Temperatures recorded at noon by the National Weather Service in the Western Inland Empire recorded marks of 102 in Corona and Moreno Valley, 101 in Riverside and 104 in the Murrieta and Temecula areas. The heat wave is expected to carry through […]

RIVCO: There goes the rain

RIVCO: There goes the rain

The heavy rainfall that was expected today in the Inland Empire never came. Despite the National Weather Service’s predictions of heavy rainfall this morning, totals ranged from only .01 to .04 inches in the Inland Empire from 8 p.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. today. According to the NWS, Temecula has not seen any rain. Hemet […]

RIVCO: Gusty winds continue, hazardous driving conditions

RIVCO: Gusty winds continue, hazardous driving conditions

Strong gusty winds are expected to continue buffeting parts of Riverside County this morning, including the Coachella Valley, amid chilly temperatures dropping into the 20s in some areas. A National Weather Service wind advisory for the valleys around Riverside, the Coachella Valley and the San Gorgonio Pass near Banning is scheduled to remain in effect until 1 p.m. Winds […]

RIVCO: Record heat returns to county

Summer-like temperatures have returned to Riverside County  as an early autumn heat wave sweeps through the region, according to forecasters. On Friday, the city of Riverside recorded a high of 104 degrees, beating the previous record, set in 1991, of 103. The National Weather Service said a ridge of high pressure is anchored itself over the region, producing offshore winds […]

RIVCO: Heat advisory, mountain flash floods possible through Thurs.

RIVCO: Heat advisory, mountain flash floods possible through Thurs.

A National Weather Service heat advisory is set to take effect at noon, Tues. Sept. 8 and extend until 6 p.m. Thursday in the valleys around Riverside. High pressure could push temperatures in parts of Riverside County into the low hundreds today while showers and thunderstorms caused by tropical moisture will increase the risk of flash flooding throughout […]