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Hot temps all weekend as heat alert remains in effect for the desert

Daytime highs will stay hotter than regular by way of the weekend with milder coastal circumstances. Temperatures will slip Monday earlier than one other stretch of sizzling days.

SAN DIEGO — An extreme heat warning for San Diego-area desert communities remains in place Sunday.

Triple-digit daytime highs — probably as much as 115 levels — will prevail in Borrego Springs and different elements of the county’s arid japanese reaches, in accordance with the National Weather Service.

The warning kicked in at 10 a.m. Thursday and proceed by way of 8 p.m. Sunday.

The sweltering temperatures will “significantly increase the potential for heat-related illnesses, particularly for those working (outside) or participating in outdoor activities,” the NWS cautioned.

Authorities advise these braving the torrid circumstances to drink loads of non-alcoholic fluids, put on light-weight and loose-fitting clothes, restrict strenuous actions to early morning or night, take shelter in shady areas or air conditioned rooms when attainable, inspect doubtlessly heat-sensitive relations and neighbors and ensure to by no means depart younger youngsters or pets unattended in parked automobiles.

“High pressure aloft will bring heating for inland areas through Saturday with high temperatures 10 to 15 degrees above average,” in accordance with the NWS.

“The marine layer and weak coastal eddy will keep coastal areas cooler with night and morning low clouds and fog.”

SEASONAL (AVERAGE) HIGHS:

  • Coast: 71°
  • Inland valleys: 81°
  • Mountains: 77°
  • Desert: 102°

Expect units as much as 4 toes by way of Sunday with a reasonable danger of rip currents at our native seashores.

By the second half of the weekend, a trough of low stress will begin to transfer in over the West. This will result in a minor slip in temperatures on Sunday. The desert and mountains will stay sizzling on Sunday, simply not as sizzling as the days main as much as it. 

Expect the trough to deliver again stronger onshore winds. Gusts will decide as much as 40 – 50 mph in the mountains and desert with Sunday being the windiest day. The strongest winds are anticipated Sunday afternoon and night. This coupled with low relative humidity will maintain hearth climate considerations excessive throughout the desert.

Additionally, onshore winds will deepen of the marine layer throughout the night time and morning hours. The trough will hold 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 quick break. Another increasing ridge of excessive stress will crank up the heat by the center of subsequent week. 

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