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Humidity and heat stick around as mountain showers dwindle

Monsoonal moisture will deliver a second day of showers and thunderstorms primarily throughout mountain and desert areas earlier than drier circumstances prevail.

SAN DIEGO — Despite storm probabilities rising to their highest on Wednesday, due to monsoon moisture, afternoon highs had been nonetheless sizzling. Heat continues on Thursday the place inland valleys can count on a number of spots to leap into the mid and higher 80s but once more, and even a number of spots within the 90s. This means a sizzling and sticky afternoon can also be of prime concern, whereas extra rural mountain areas can count on nearly all of moist climate this afternoon.

In anticipation of the moist climate, a Flood Watch is in impact till 10:00 p.m. on Thursday. Rivers, creeks, streams, and different our bodies of water may see a short lived rise in water ranges for Thursday afternoon as showers and thunderstorms develop. Regional flooding may happen for flood inclined and low mendacity communities.

NOTE: While flash flooding is feasible, this Flood Watch is primarily centered on a sluggish and regular rise in water ranges. A separate Flash Flood Warning would doubtless be issued if flash flooding happens or turns into imminent throughout any microclimate.

Showers and thunderstorms are anticipated to start within the afternoon on Thursday. This can be on account of extra monsoonal moisture within the forecast.

For the desert, blowing sand and potential decreased visibility may happen within the desert on account of gusty outflow winds from thunderstorms.

Expect surf heights to stay constant by Thursday with a average threat of rip currents at our native seashores. By Friday, surf heights will enhance 3 to five ft with a excessive threat of rip currents.

Monsoonal moisture appears to dry out a bit of extra as temperatures slip by the weekend. This can be on account of a trough of low stress transferring over the West Coast. It will set off a stronger onshore circulation. The upcoming weekend will doubtless look just like this previous weekend with cooler, cloudier circumstances. Drier skies are anticipated for the weekend too, which means humidity is not going to be fairly as a lot of an element within the weekend forecast.

The break appears to be short-lived. Models are suggesting a ridge of excessive stress will build in once more subsequent week together with one other surge of monsoonal moisture as temperatures build as soon as once more. 

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