Chilly weather will arrive in Riverside County this week with a slight chance of rain later in the week, according to the National Weather Service.

Sunday’s temperatures were expected to reach the mid-70s and drop as low as 42 degrees at night in some areas of the county. Forecasters said Palm Springs and Coachella would reach 74 degrees, with highs of 73 degrees in downtown Riverside, 72 in Hemet and 70 in Temecula.

For the rest of the week, temperatures will linger in the upper 50s and 60s during the day and drop into the 30s and 40s overnight.

Thursday will bring the chilliest temperatures, with Temecula’s high at 56 degrees, Hemet at 58 degrees and downtown Riverside at 59 degrees. Coachella and Palm Springs will reach a high of 67 degrees, the NWS said.

Thursday night brings in a slight chance of showers for downtown Riverside, Hemet and Temecula that will last through Saturday, according to the NWS. Palm Springs and Coachella will see a chance of showers Thursday night, Friday and Saturday.

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