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.

84° F
29° C
Palm Springs
  • Feels Like: 84° F 29° C
  • Wind: 4 mph 6 kph at NNE
  • Humidity: 44%
  • Dew point: 60° F 16° C
  • Barometer: 29 inches millibars and rising
  • Sunrise: 5:53 AM PDT
  • Sunset: 7:51 PM PDT
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The California Highway Patrol, among other state government agencies, has removed  safety guidelines for…

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Inland Empire gas price drops for 17th straight day

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Appeals court upholds proposed bullet train route


State argued the project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act because of federal…

US reveals secret plans for '60s moon base

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Diagnosing yourself on the internet

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Military veteran combats homelessness in Hi-Desert

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Cathedral City firefighters save family pet after home catches fire

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Indio Police Chief to meet with residents

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Family displaced by fire in Cathedral City Cove

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Power outages affect Southern California Edison customers amid hot temperatures

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Southern California Edison had unplanned and planned power outages affecting residents of the Coachella…

Historic value lost in Palm Springs Racquet Club fire

Firefighters spent Thursday carefully combing through the rubble of buildings at the historic Palm…

Desert heat a concern for Meals On Wheels program

In the severe heat the desert is experiencing, the Mizell Senior Center in Palm Springs is looking out…

Three deadly plane crashes in a week not deterring travelers

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In the week after the Malayasian plane was shot down, two more passenger planes have crashed with…

Victim's relative spots suspect driving around in stolen car

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Torrance man shot at by police in Dorner manhunt to receive $1.8M

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Jurors deadlock in hospital arson trial

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Power outage at Cathedral Canyon Country Club

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