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Heat Advisories and Excessive Heat Warnings in effect for the Coachella Valley area

A large ridge of high pressure will keep high temperatures 5-10 degrees above average through Friday, with highs over 111 likely in the low deserts.

86° F
30° C
Palm Springs
  • Feels Like: 86° F 30° C
  • Wind: 5 mph 7 kph at North
  • Humidity: 25%
  • Dew point: 46° F 8° C
  • Barometer: 29 inches millibars and steady
  • Sunrise: 5:52 AM PDT
  • Sunset: 7:52 PM PDT
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A 54-year-old Palm Desert man is being prosecuted on criminal charges for allegedly posing as an Indian…

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A large portion of the Valley's population is not allowed to donate whether they want to or not because…

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High pressure building over Southern California brought record-breaking heat to the Coachella Valley…

Full containment of 'Sabina Fire' expected by midnight

A brush fire has grown to 78 acres in the Aguanga area Wednesday, according to Cal Fire.

Man charged with 9 felony counts of arson

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A Thermal resident has been arrested in connection to a string of arson fires that were set on the…

Cool Centers activated across Riverside County

A heat warning has been issued across Riverside County for Thursday and Friday as temperatures are…

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Police chase ends as suspect pulls into casino valet parking

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More information has been released regarding the man arrested Tuesday after a police chase ended at the…

Inland Empire gas price drops for 15th consecutive day

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The average price in Riverside and San Bernardino counties has decreased  11.9 cents over the past 15…

Cal State University lowers enrollment growth

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Power restored in Palm Springs during one of year's hottest days

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Heat Advisories and Excessive Heat Warnings in effect for the Coachella Valley area

A large ridge of high pressure will keep high temperatures 5-10 degrees above average through Friday,…

La Quinta man facing burglary charges

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Central California company issues nationwide fruit recall

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