SEVERE WEATHER

  • Riverside
  • Special Weather Statement

    Riverside, CA

    YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST DESERTS-
    SOUTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
    LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-RIVERSIDE COUNTY/EASTERN DESERTS-
    IMPERIAL COUNTY-
    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EHRENBERG...PARKER...BOUSE...QUARTZSITE...
    SALOME...BUCKEYE...LAKE PLEASANT...MORRISTOWN...NEW RIVER...
    TONOPAH...WICKENBURG...CAREFREE...CAVE CREEK...CHANDLER...
    FOUNTAIN HILLS...GILBERT...GLENDALE...MESA...PEORIA...PHOENIX...
    SCOTTSDALE...SUN CITY...TEMPE...FORTUNA FOOTHILLS...SAN LUIS...
    SOMERTON...YUMA...DATELAND...TACNA...WELLTON...GILA BEND...
    APACHE JUNCTION...CASA GRANDE...COOLIDGE...FLORENCE...BLYTHE...
    CHIRIACO SUMMIT...DESERT CENTER...EAGLE MOUNTAIN...BRAWLEY...
    CALEXICO...EL CENTRO...GLAMIS...IMPERIAL...AND THE SALTON SEA
    238 PM MST TUE JUL 29 2014 /238 PM PDT TUE JUL 29 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

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Some light moisture moving into Southern California will keep skies partly cloudy midweek. NBC4's Fritz Coleman has the forecast for Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
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