Gusty winds are expected once again Monday in the San Diego region amid unseasonably warm weather and potentially record-breaking high temperatures.
A ridge of high pressure along the West Coast will cause daytime temperatures to soar.
Highs are expected to be 78 to 83 degrees near the coast, 85 to 90 degrees inland, 87 to 92 degrees in the western valleys, 79 to 84 degrees near the foothills, 67 to 76 degrees in the mountains and 79 to 84 degrees in the deserts.
“A strong ridge of high pressure over the region, combined with offshore flow, will create very warm conditions across the region for this time of year,” according to the National Weather Service . “High temperatures are forecast to be 10 to 20 degrees above normal today and Tuesday. The warmth will continue through the remainder of this week under sunny skies.”
A high temperature record of 83 degrees in Chula Vista, set in 1918, was topped by one degree on Sunday, according to the weather service.
A wind advisory for the valleys and the mountains is in effect until 2 p.m. Sustained wind speeds of 20 to 30 mph are expected, along with gusts of up to 50 mph in most areas and to 60 mph near the mountain ridge tops.
Forecasters said dry conditions with temperatures well above average would extend throughout the work week and into the upcoming weekend.
City News Service contributed to this article.
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