Riverside

Special Statement:

Issued at: 2:38 PM PDT on July 29, 2014/, expires at: 5:00 AM PDT on July 30, 2014
  • ...Very hot temperatures expected Wednesday for the lower deserts... Strong high pressure remains in charge over the Desert Southwest... and atmospheric moisture will gradually decline...leading to hotter temperatures and decreased humidity levels at many Lower Desert locations across southeast California...southwest and south-central Arizona. Under these conditions...very hot temperatures...close to excessive heat thresholds are expected Wednesday...with temperatures ranging from 111-115 degrees for many low desert locations. Warm overnight low temperatures in the upper 80s and low 90s are also anticipated for the warmest urban sites Wednesday and Thursday morning. Temperatures are forecast to be cooler Thursday and Friday with the return of moisture and cloud cover to the region. Remember...very hot temperatures and excessive heat can be stressful to animals and humans...making it hard for the body to acclimate and remain hydrated. If you plan to be outside for an extended period of time in the afternoon or early evening...stay in the shade as much as possible and drink abundant amounts of water. Stay up-to-date on the latest forecasts by listening to weather radio on the public service band. More detailed information is available from the National Weather Service in Phoenix on the internet at Weather.Gov/Phoenix Meyers
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