San Diego Weather: Weekend Heat in Mountains and Deserts

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As summertime rolls on, it’s going to beryllium different lukewarm play successful San Diego County. A vigor advisory and vigor informing volition interaction the mountains and deserts and it’ll beryllium blistery inland, too. Here’s what you tin expect for your play weather.

NBC 7 meteorologist Sheena Parveen said San Diegans tin expect full-on sunshine – from greeting to evening – Friday due to the fact that the marine aboriginal is acold offshore. This means the time volition vigor up alternatively rapidly – a preview of the vigor acceptable to broad the portion this weekend.

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.

“The mountains volition beryllium blistery this weekend!” Parveen said.

The National Weather Service has issued a vigor advisory for Southern California’s mountains contiguous done Monday evening. Parveen expects the temperatures to deed mid to low-90s successful the mountains done the weekend.

Excessive vigor volition interaction the Inland Empire, mountains, and deserts implicit the adjacent fewer days. High temperatures are expected to highest this weekend. #CAwx

— NWS San Diego (@NWSSanDiego) July 8, 2021

In our region’s deserts, the temp volition deed a scorching 115 to 120 degrees this weekend, Parveen said.

To that end, the NWS has besides issued an excessive vigor informing for the deserts, successful effect from Saturday greeting done Sunday evening.

With that said, here's a look astatine the Heat Risk forecast for Saturday (one of the hottest days).

Notice the magenta encompassing each of the High Desert, & parts of the little deserts/mountains.

As you tin see, Heat Risk volition beryllium minimal for coastal areas (thanks, marine layer!)

— NWS San Diego (@NWSSanDiego) July 8, 2021

And the humidity (like what we saw earlier this month)? Well, that’s besides sticking around.

“There volition beryllium a spot much humidity arsenic well, keeping overnight temps rather warm,” Parveen explained. “Be definite to enactment hydrated and chill astatine each hours - and don't hide astir your pets.”


Parveen said the UV index is utmost close present successful San Diego – arsenic precocious arsenic it goes – truthful sunscreen is indispensable for thing you’re doing outdoors, adjacent astatine the coast.

How bash UV rays alteration passim the twelvemonth and wherefore is it imaginable to get a sunburn adjacent erstwhile it's cloudy? NBC 7 Meteorologist Sheena Parveen has everything you request to cognize astir the UV index.

San Diego’s inland areas volition spot temps adjacent 90 degrees connected Saturday and successful the mid-80s Sunday.

Parveen said there’s a flimsy cooldown inland successful the First Alert Forecast for adjacent week – backmost down to “close to seasonable” temps but it’ll inactive beryllium warm.

“The beardown ridge breaks down mid-week allowing inland temps to drop,” she explained.

California's Flex Alert

The summertime vigor impacting the full authorities of California – positive the precocious vigor request – led the California Independent System Operator to contented a statewide Flex Alert for Friday, successful effect from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The ISO said determination could beryllium a imaginable capableness shortfall connected the state's electrical grid, truthful Californians are urged to conserve vigor wherever they can.

"Such conservation would assistance easiness the strain connected the grid during the important evening hours erstwhile star vigor is diminished oregon nary longer available," the ISO said.

According to the ISO, consumers should conserve energy by turning disconnected unnecessary lights, not utilizing large appliances, and mounting aerial conditioner thermostats to 78 degrees oregon higher, particularly successful the precocious day and aboriginal evening erstwhile astir radical are location and the grid is astir stressed. More energy-saving tips tin beryllium recovered connected the FlexAlert website.

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