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Gearing up for a Springtime heat wave in San Diego

A big ridge over the West will crank up the heat much more into the weekend. Dangerously scorching temperatures will peak in the desert. A heat alert has been issued.

SAN DIEGO — It was one other gentle day alongside the coast as a shallow marine layer saved temperatures in the 60s and 70s. Away from the coast, it was a toasty day below principally sunny skies resulting from a constructing ridge of excessive strain over the Southwest. It will strengthen into the beginning of the weekend and result in even hotter temperatures. 

We’ll proceed to see low clouds and patchy fog favor the coastal communities tonight by Thursday morning. But, the marine layer will begin to skinny out and permit highs to bump up above seasonal with the height of the heat Saturday. The coast will simply be gentle in comparison with the remainder of the county. 


The surf and rip present danger will stay the identical by Friday.

High strain will trigger inland temperatures to peak 10° to twenty° above seasonal with the potential for report heat, primarily in the desert, on Friday and Saturday. Due to the heat, the National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for the Southern California desert, together with San Diego County. Daytime highs are anticipated to achieve 112° to 116°.

By the second half of the weekend, a trough of low strain will begin to transfer in over the West. This will result in a minor slip in temperatures on Sunday. The desert will stay scorching on Sunday, simply not as scorching as the times main up to it. Expect the trough to convey again stronger onshore winds. Gusts will choose up to 35 – 45 mph in the mountains and desert with Sunday being the windiest day. 

Additionally, onshore winds will deepen of the marine layer through the evening and morning hours. The trough will dangle round to kick off subsequent week. More of a countywide drop in temperatures is anticipated Monday in the close to seasonal vary. It’ll be a transient break. Another increasing ridge of excessive strain will crank up the heat by the center of subsequent week. 

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