Excessive heat is returning to the desert areas of California and Arizona this weekend. The mercury will soar well into the triple digits today (Friday) and top above 110 Saturday, when record highs are possible.
The heat will start to increase today (Friday) as highs will hit 105 to 110 from the Gila River Valley to the Imperial Valley. Residents are reminded to stay cool and hydrated.
Even more heat is expected for Saturday. High temperatures are expected to climb above 110 in the Excessive Heat Warning areas. The National Weather Service reminds residents to stay indoors and seek air-conditioned buildings when possible. Drink water, more than usual. Dress for the heat with lightweight and light- colored clothing.
For WeatherNation: Meteorologist Mace Michaels