Heat Advisory September 25

Heat Advisory issued for Central Coast

A ridge of high pressure moving in this weekend will push winds offshore, bringing hot, dry conditions all the way to the coast. Record high temperatures will be possible on Sunday and Monday.

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Weather Forecast

Things heat up!


Offshore flow will bring warm (even hot) air to the beaches by Sunday and Monday as high pressure continues to build in

Overnight: Mostly clear skies with a few scattered low clouds possible near the coast. Coastal lows will be in the upper 40s to low 50s with 40s to low 50s inland.

Sunday: Sunny and warm (if not hot) with offshore winds early in the day. The sea breeze will kick in and cool near-coastal areas late in the afternoon. Coastal highs range from the 70s to low 90s with upper 80s to upper 90s inland.

***HEAT ADVISORY***
The National Weather Service in Monterey has issued a HEAT ADVISORY for all of Santa Cruz, San Benito, Monterey and Santa Clara Counties for Sunday and Monday 11AM to 8PM.

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The hot temperatures will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room. Stay out of the sun and check up on relatives and neighbors. Never leave kids or pets in vehicles as temperatures can quickly reach very dangerous levels.


Monday: Offshore winds for the first half of the day once again, continuing the warming trend. Under sunny skies the heat will travel all the way to the beaches with coastal highs ranging from the 70s to 90s. Inland locations will be not stranger to the heat as well with highs in the 90s to triple digits. 

Extended: Onshore flow returns cooling coastal areas immediately Tuesday into Wednesday. Inland areas will cool more slowly but will be back to normal by Thursday. An area of low pressure starts to dig in by late week, strengthening onshore flow and ushering in cooler air.

The outlook from the Climate Prediction Center for October 2nd-8th calls for slightly below normal temperatures and near normal precipitation.

El Niño/La Niña STATUS: Neutral
El Niño/La Niña (2016-2017) Winter Forecast: Neutral

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This week's normal temperatures:

     --COAST--
LOW: 53ºF  HIGH: 70ºF

     --INLAND--

LOW: 49ºF  HIGH: 84ºF

Updated by Meteorologist Steve Fundaro on Saturday at 8:41 p.m.

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Current Conditions

59° F
15° C
Clear
Salinas
  • Feels Like: 59° F 15° C
  • Wind: 13 mph 20 kph at East
  • Humidity: 69%
  • Dew point: 49° F 9° C
  • Barometer: 30 inches millibars and steady
  • Sunrise: 6:57 AM PDT
  • Sunset: 6:57 PM PDT
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62° F
17° C
Clear
Monterey
  • Feels Like: 62° F 17° C
  • Wind: 5 mph 7 kph at East
  • Humidity: 60%
  • Dew point: 48° F 9° C
  • Barometer: 30 inches millibars and rising
  • Sunrise: 6:58 AM PDT
  • Sunset: 6:58 PM PDT
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57° F
14° C
Clear
Santa Cruz
  • Feels Like: 57° F 14° C
  • Wind: 6 mph 9 kph at NNE
  • Humidity: 81%
  • Dew point: 51° F 11° C
  • Barometer: 30 inches millibars and rising
  • Sunrise: 6:58 AM PDT
  • Sunset: 6:59 PM PDT
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Forecast

Sunday
Clear
97°F
56°F
Clear
Updated at 11:00 PM PDT on September 25, 2016
Monday
Clear
97°F
56°F
Clear
Updated at 11:00 PM PDT on September 26, 2016
Tuesday
Clear
85°F
52°F
Clear
Updated at 11:00 PM PDT on September 27, 2016
Wednesday
Partly Cloudy
70°F
52°F
Partly Cloudy
Updated at 11:00 PM PDT on September 28, 2016
Thursday
Partly Cloudy
68°F
52°F
Partly Cloudy
Updated at 11:00 PM PDT on September 29, 2016
Friday
Partly Cloudy
68°F
52°F
Partly Cloudy
Updated at 11:00 PM PDT on September 30, 2016
Saturday
Partly Cloudy
68°F
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Partly Cloudy
Updated at 5:00 PM PDT on October 01, 2016

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Weather Almanac

Normal High:74°
Normal Low:53°
Record High: 99° in 1937
Record Low: 38° in 1934
Sunrise:6:57 am
Sunset:6:57 pm
Moonrise:1:49 am
Moonset:4:00 pm
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