Expect high temp0eratures to return next week after a brief respite.

An Excessive Heat Warning was in effect through 8:00p.m. Friday this week and slightly lower temperatures are expected for the weekend and early next week but more heat will follow. The National Weather Service has issued another Excessive Heat Warning for Imperial County Wednesday , August 21st. The forecast calls for temperatures Saturday through Monday in the 108 degree range , climbing to 112 on Tuesday and 115 on Wednesday. Expect a bit more humidity but no precipitation is forecast.

Temperatures in the Imperial Valley peaked at 118 on Thursday and 115 on Friday.

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a period of very hot temperatures , even by local standards , will occur. Actions should be taken to lessen the impact of the extreme heat.