Dry and gusty conditions will increase the danger of fire again Wednesday in Riverside County, according to the National Weather Service.
A low pressure system over the West will continue to bring cooler temperatures and gusty winds through Thursday, forecasters said.
Humidity levels will drop to between 5-10% in the mountains and the Coachella Valley Wednesday.
Wind gusts blowing to the west could reach 40 mph in those two areas, forecasters said. Stronger winds are expected Thursday afternoon.
High temperatures Wednesday could reach 98 degrees in the Coachella Valley, 97 in the San Gorgonio Pass near Banning, 86 in Riverside, 68 in Idyllwild, 80 in Temecula and 87 in Hemet.
Temperatures will continue dropping through Thursday, when highs in the Riverside metropolitan area will be in the low 80s, forecasters said.
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