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.

94° F
34° C
Palm Springs
  • Feels Like: 94° F 34° C
  • Wind: 0 mph 0 kph at North
  • Humidity: 22%
  • Dew point: 50° F 10° C
  • Barometer: 29 inches millibars and steady
  • Sunrise: 5:53 AM PDT
  • Sunset: 7:52 PM PDT
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