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Triple-digit temperatures continue with increasing moisture this week

Yuma, Arizona (KYMA, KECY-TV) – The incoming weather system brings wet weather to the east of the southwestern desert.

A weak low pressure system remains in the area and is expected to bring more wetness across the region this week.

Moderate heat risk persists through much of the week with highs above 100°C, except for slightly cooler conditions through Thursday.

Winds are expected to pick up as early as tomorrow through Friday this week, with gusts of up to 20 mph.

Increased humidity could lead to a small chance (10-20%) of isolated showers and thunderstorms in parts of southwestern Arizona at times this week Tuesday through Thursday.

A continuous discharge from the Painted Rock Dam continues down the Gila River through Yuma County.

These emissions will continue to affect unbridged intersections with multiple roads reportedly closed due to flooding.

A flood warning in place along the Gila River between the Painted Rock Dam and the Colorado River has been extended for another seven days, at least until May 23.

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