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Dangerously hot temps continue until Friday; cooler with showers by weekend

An Excessive Heat Warning has been prolonged by means of Friday throughout San Diego County, however cooler temps and rain are within the forecast for the weekend.

SAN DIEGO — An intensive space of excessive strain will continue its stronghold on the western United States by means of Friday. San Diego tied its earlier file for the warmest in a single day low seen on September sixth. For right now, the seventh, the warmth will seemingly be felt much more than it was on Tuesday. Valleys will heat into the triple digits by the afternoon and coastal communities will stay within the mid to higher 80s.

Dangerously hot days will transition into heat nights by means of throughout San Diego County. It wasn’t a day of file breaking highs on Tuesday, however there may be nothing regular about this warmth in September. Daytime highs will continue to peak above seasonal as much as 10° to twenty° above on Thursday coupled with offshore, Santa Ana, winds.

Due to a continuation of the warmth, one other flex alert shall be in impact beginning at 4:00pm on Wednesday. This shall be a each day prevalence by means of Friday on this warmth wave. Remember you’re being requested to preserve vitality through the hours of 4:00pm to 10:00pm. If you will have an A/C, you’re being requested to set your thermostat to 78°. 

Surf heights will stay 2 to 4 toes with a average danger of rip currents by means of Thursday. In the times forward, elevated surf is anticipated alongside the shoreline extending into Orange County as a result of passage of Hurricane Kay.

As of Tuesday night, Hurricane Kay continues to churn over 200 miles south southwest of the Southern Tip of Baja California. The newest forecast cone reveals it would strengthen by the center of the week to a CAT 2. Strong winds and heavy rain is anticipated throughout Baja California beginning tomorrow morning. On its monitor, it would weaken nearer to Southern California. A possible tropical storm by the weekend on its closest strategy to our area earlier than turning into post-tropical Sunday.

Models counsel the outer bands will carry added moisture to Southern California by the weekend. Activity may begin as early as Friday afternoon / night with an opportunity for showers and thunderstorms. Likely scattered showers and durations of heavy rain inland are anticipated Saturday with doable mountain storms by means of the beginning of subsequent week.

By subsequent week, weak troughing ought to create extra of a southwest air movement. This will assist deepen the marine layer and get temperatures away from the extreme warmth vary for the primary half of subsequent week.

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