High pressure centered west of Southern California was expected to bring another hot and dry day across Riverside County Sunday, with the possibility of record-breaking temperatures.

Weak Santa Ana winds were expected to continue Sunday, but heat and low humidity may still bring elevated fire weather conditions below passes, where easterly winds of 15-25 mph and some gusts of 35 mph were expected to continue, forecasters said.

According to the National Weather Service, temperatures could exceed levels observed Saturday by the afternoon, with the possibility of a few record highs being matched or even broken.

Highs for Sunday were expected to reach 94 degrees in Lake Elsinore, 93 degrees in Palm Springs, 93 degrees in Temecula, 92 degrees in Hemet, 92 degrees in Riverside, 85 in Beaumont and 77 in Idyllwild.

Noticeable cooling in inland areas won’t occur until Tuesday, the NWS said.

A broad trough along the West Coast was likely to maintain onshore flow, periods of night and morning low clouds and fog, and cool days for the remainder of the week.

Preliminary indications are for some warming next weekend, with a weak Santa Ana developing Saturday and strengthening on Sunday

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