The operator of California's power grid is asking residents to voluntarily conserve power for a few hours Thursday evening as record-breaking heat blankets the West this week. The California Independent System Operator issued a Flex Alert for Thursday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. to... Read More.
Above normal temperatures through midweek will rise further with heat impacts most likely Thursday through Saturday, when record highs are possible with lower elevations reaching 100-105 degrees. The heat will ease back by early next week but remain summer-like. A few afternoon thunderstorms may develop... Read More.