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4 hours 46 minutes ago

Extended period of hot and dry weather developing

The story this afternoon will again be breezy NW winds up to 25mph drawing in marine cooled air, but it'll likely be the last day of free air conditioning for a while as offshore winds develop. Wednesday we get a little offshore flow early but a stronger push Thursday through Sunday. During that period NE morning winds will be about 15-25mph with light afternoon onshore flow allow temps at the beaches to hit the 80s, coastal valleys 90s and inland temps to near or top 100. Those NE winds will clear out the skies and dry out the air and fire weather concerns are high. Saturday some of the beaches will see relief as onshore winds redevelop and marine clouds return however away from the beaches the above average temps continue, Sunday the cooler air gets into the coastal valleys and early next week the cooler air finally gets inland. I think temps will be near seasonal averages for the balance of next week. In the ‘signs of hope' department, yesterday's El Nino update was looking a little more positive and models are hinting mid-month we could see a better pattern which could bring some rain back into the region. Badly needed after a hot streak like the one in this forecast.

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Sep 29, 2014 11:53 AM

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Sep 28, 2014 9:56 PM

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