A dry and very hot start to the work week was expected across the Coachella Valley today, with forecasters projecting thotter-than-normal triple-digit temperatures throughout much of the region.
High temperatures today will be 100 to 108 in the inland valleys, according to the National Weather Service.
"High pressure aloft over California will bring hot days through Tuesday, with weak offshore flow bringing the hottest weather (today),'' according to an NWS advisory.
The agency warned that hot and dry conditions will increase the
potential for wildfire, like the weekend fire near Banning.