RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Scorching heat is expected throughout Riverside County Friday, Aug. 14 and the brutal stretch of temperatures is not expected to relent until the middle of next week, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures Friday were expected to reach 109 in Hemet, 107 in Riverside, 107 in Lake Elsinore, and 102 in Temecula. Building high pressure over the southwestern United States will usher in scorching temperatures for the next five to six days, with the peak of the heat expected today through Monday, forecasters said. The NWS issued an excessive heat warning that will be in effect through 9 p.m. Monday in the Riverside metropolitan area, the Riverside County mountains and the San Gorgonio Pass near Banning. The warning will remain in effect until 10 p.m. Wednesda
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