RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Temperatures are expected to soar into the triple digits again Wednesday in most areas of Riverside County amid an autumn heat wave, according to the National Weather Service.
High pressure centered off the West Coast will strengthen throughout the week and bring above average temperatures through at least Friday, forecasters said. Humidity could drop below 10% percent throughout Riverside County Thursday night through Friday, slightly elevating the risk of wildfires in the Riverside metropolitan area and the county mountains.
The NWS issued a heat advisory that will be in effect until 5 p.m. Friday in the Riverside metropolitan area.
Residents are advised to drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun and check up on relatives an