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Currently: 67°F at 7:58 PM PDT ()
High: 82°F at 2:34 PM Low: 57°F at 1:39 AM Wind: 3 mph SW Precipitation: 0.00"
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First taste of summer across region early this week ()
Strong high pressure is responsible for soaring temperatures across the Inland Empire and much of Southern California today, as part of one of the region's first moderate heat waves of the year. High temperatures had begun climbing since Saturday, with several inland communities reaching or exceeding 100 degrees on Sunday. As of 3 PM Monday afternoon, 11 out of the currently active 17 WeatherCurrents stations reached 100 degrees today. Lake Elsinore and Wildomar were the hottest locations Monday afternoon, with high temperatures of 103 and 104 degrees, respectively. The heat is set to continue into Tuesday and triple-digits will still possible in warmer parts of the Inland Empire on Wednesday, before high pressure weakens significantly from Thursday onward. Milder days and morning marine layer is set to return late in the week.
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Storm Totals: May 26th-27th, 2019 ()
A persistent, unseasonably cool long-wave trough over the West has resulted in additional showers across the region Sunday and Monday morning, further dampening an unseasonably cool and wet May so far. Showers occurred throughout the day Sunday, where most communities recorded the brunt of the storm's precipitation. Lingering moisture carried over into Monday morning in many areas. Precipitation totals were mostly under 1/3 of an inch, with notable exceptions near Highland and Yucaipa, where WeatherCurrents contributors reported totals of 0.80 inches in East Highland (courtesy of Peter Michas) and 0.70 inches in Yucaipa (courtesy of Don Kramer). In the WeatherCurrents network, San Jacinto recorded the next highest total of 0.39 inches. Eastern valley communities including Perris, Moreno Valley, and Lake Elsinore also reached or exceeded 0.25 inches for the storm. East of Temecula, a total of 0.22 inches was reported in Temecula Valley's Wine Country (courtesy of Jim Sappington), ...
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Storm Totals: May 22nd-23rd, 2019 ()
An unseasonably cold, late-season upper low over Oregon that moved southeast through the Great Basin brought scattered showers, reports of pea-sized hail and even some high-elevation snow to the region Wednesday and Thursday morning. The bulk of the rain arrived Wednesday afternoon, with residual showers continuing into Thursday morning. There were reports of pea-sized hail in the cities of Beaumont and Yucaipa, according to the National Weather Service as well as Yucaipa resident and contributor Don Kramer. Precipitation totals were highest in and around Beaumont, where WeatherCurrents' station in Cherry Valley recorded 0.96 inches. In nearby East Highland, a similarly high total of 0.93 inches was reported (courtesy of Peter Michas). Totals were also significant in parts of the eastern valleys, where Hemet and San Jacinto recorded amounts of 0.60 and 0.65 inches, respectively. Other communities that reached or exceeded 1/2 of an inch included Riverside (Presidential Park), Lake ...
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Heavy rain hits Inland communities Wednesday afternoon ()
A surge of particularly heavy rain impacted much of the Inland Empire throughout Wednesday afternoon, as convection developed over Orange County, southwestern San Bernardino and western Riverside Counties. Isolated thunderstorms, pea-sized hail, and orographics of the Elsinore Convergence Zone have been emboldened by the development of convective activity over the region Wednesday afternoon. Preliminary storm totals have ranged between 0.20 inches and 2/3 of an inch in the affected areas, with WeatherCurrents' station in San Jacinto currently yielding the highest total of 0.59 inches. Pea-sized hail was reported in Yucaipa, Beaumont and Moreno Valley. Minor street flooding has been reported in the Temecula Valley and parts of the eastern valleys. The heavy rain appeared to be dissipating over the region after 6 PM Wednesday evening, however additional showers remain possible through Thursday morning. Unusually cold daytime temperatures for late May have been prevalent across the ...
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Cool, damp week as persistent trough refuses to leave region (updated) ()
A series of unseasonably strong upper lows over the western USA have been responsible for an unusually cool, damp May to-date across the region, with additional rounds of showers hitting the region Sunday morning and Monday morning. Showers became widespread inland after midnight Sunday, lasting well into mid-day before activity lessened. An additional cluster of showers, some of them rather heavy although brief, entered the region early Monday morning. Storm totals from May 19th-20th have ranged from 0.11 inches in drier locations such as Pinon Hills, to 0.79 inches in east Hemet. Other locations that received over 1/2 an inch included Beaumont (Cherry Valley), Anza, De Luz, Fallbrook, and Simi Valley. A notable total of 0.78 inches was reported in East Highland (courtesy of Peter Michas). Among drier locations were Perris and Riverside (Presidential Park), where less than 0.20 inches was observed. A total of 0.35 inches was also reported in Temecula Valley's Wine Country (court ...
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