Heat Wave Will Bring Scorching Temps to San Diego Mountains, Deserts This Weekend

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 A summertime vigor question volition bring blazing temperatures to the San Diego-area mountains and deserts this weekend, the National Weather Service reported.

A beardown high-pressure strategy implicit the Great Basin volition proceed to grow westward, ushering successful the sweltering conditions done Monday successful astir of the county, according to meteorologists.

An excessive-heat informing volition tally from 9 a.m. Saturday to 8 p.m. Monday successful the section deserts and a little urgent high-temperature advisory volition beryllium successful effect until 8 p.m. Monday successful the mountains.

⚠️ Excessive vigor this play ⚠️ precise blistery temps are expected for inland areas the adjacent fewer days. What makes this vigor "excessive"? Overnight debased temperatures volition stay precise warm, allowing for minimal alleviation from the precise precocious vigor risk. Stay harmless this weekend.#CAwx pic.twitter.com/dP17sPp7r8

— NWS San Diego (@NWSSanDiego) July 9, 2021

Deserts highs could scope 120 degrees connected Saturday and 118 connected Sunday, portion temperatures successful the mountains is expected to scope 102 Saturday and 101 Sunday, according to the upwind service.

At the tallness of the blistery spell, lows temperatures successful the deserts volition apt driblet nary further than the precocious 80s to debased 90s, making for minimal alleviation adjacent astatine night, forecasters advised.


NBC 7's meteorologist Crystal Egger said, our upwind signifier stays lukewarm into adjacent week with adjacent to seasonable temperatures for this clip of the year. The beardown ridge breaks down midweek allowing inland temps to drop.

The utmost swelter volition importantly summation the imaginable for heat-related illnesses, peculiarly for those moving oregon participating successful outdoor activities, authorities cautioned.

Cool Zones

Due to precocious temperatures, San Diego County has opened the pursuing chill zones:

  • Borrego Springs Branch Library, 2580 Country Club Rd.-- Open from 12 to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

To presumption a afloat database and hours of operations of chill zones, sojourn the county's website.

Tips connected Beating the Heat

People should beryllium prepared to portion plentifulness of fluids, instrumentality structure successful air-conditioned buildings if possible, enactment retired of the prima during the vigor of the time and cheque up connected perchance at-risk relatives and neighbors.

While young children and pets should ne'er beryllium near unattended successful vehicles nether immoderate circumstances, it is overmuch much imperative to debar doing truthful during specified oppressive conditions, amid which car interiors tin scope lethal temperatures successful a substance of minutes, officials noted.

Oof, it is HOT retired there, San Diego. NBC 7 meteorologist Sheena Parveen shares information tips connected however to bushed the vigor during these vigor waves successful San Diego County.

California's Flex Alert

Due to utmost vigor and precocious request sweeping the state, the California Independent System Operator (ISO) has extended its statewide Flex Alert a 2nd time done Saturday.

The statewide alert volition beryllium successful effect from 4 to 9 p.m. July 9 and July 10 arsenic temperatures proceed to soar and a increasing wildfire successful confederate Oregon threatening transmission lines continues to strain the state's electrical grid, the ISO said.

"Conditions connected the grid became much challenging Friday day erstwhile the rapidly
expanding Bootleg wildfire successful confederate Oregon was threatening electrical transmission
lines, putting limits connected the magnitude of vigor that tin beryllium imported to California," the ISO said.

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