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Cold morning temps Thursday with Santa Ana winds sticking around

Temperatures warranted a Frost Advisory on Thursday morning with most inland valleys within the 30s in a single day. Warmer temps will arrive over the weekend.

SAN DIEGO — Expect a cold begin to Thursday morning throughout San Diego County with widespread 30s and low 40s. Gusty winds from Wednesday cleared the skies, and in flip led to tumbling temperatures. Overnight lows are downright chilly as many of the county drops close to freezing, particularly throughout the inland valleys. A Frost Advisory has been issued for the San Diego County inland valleys till Thursday morning.

You’ll additionally discover a Wind Advisory throughout San Diego County mountain ranges that additionally applies to inland valleys. Gusts will stay breezy into this morning earlier than dying down this afternoon and night. Expect sustained speeds around the 20 to 25 mph vary and gusts as much as 50 mph.

Because Santa Ana winds will not be fairly as lively into the afternoon, forecast highs shall be barely cooler right now in comparison with Wednesday. Expect low to mid 60 diploma excessive temperatures, maintaining issues comparatively delicate total. However, gusty winds return early Friday and can assist increase these afternoon highs as soon as once more.

AT THE COAST THROUGH THURSDAY:

Let’s discuss a bit extra about these Santa Ana winds…

Gusty winds will return on Thursday evening via early Friday. The strongest winds shall be throughout the foothills and mountains once more. The strongest gusts for San Diego County are anticipated out of the north to northeast from 25 – 40 mph. 

These gusts will drive relative humidity values right down to the teenagers in some spots of the county which elevates fireplace hazard. Offshore move will proceed effectively into subsequent week alongside with a ridge of excessive strain overhead and the mixture of these two will result in a pleasant warming pattern for the tip of the weekend and into subsequent week.

We will get a break on Saturday, however will probably be a fast one. Another spherical of offshore winds will return on Sunday via the center of subsequent week. The return of gusty, dry winds may also drive down relative humidity. Values will fall between 10-15% and result in elevated fireplace climate considerations via the center of subsequent week. 

Additionally, a ridge of excessive strain within the higher ranges may also have our temperatures peaking above seasonal. 70s are taking on by subsequent week. Spring anybody???