San Diego's Thanksgiving Weather Forecast Nov. 25: Gusty Santa Ana winds

Posted at 8:58 AM, Nov 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-26 01:48:30-05

Santa Ana winds have peaked averaging over 70mph at times. Offshore winds will be a concern through Friday, but they could stick around for a while.

Here's a look at some observed gusts so far as of Thursday morning:
Hauser Mountain: 73 MPH
Sill Hill: 68 MPH
Hellhole Canyon: 61 MPH
Palomar Mountain lookout: 60 MPH
Alpine: 59 MPH
Campo: 47 MPH

A Red Flag Warning has been issued for inland valleys and San Diego County mountains. That warning expires at 6 p.m. Friday. The winds will peak between 40 to 50mph on Friday.

Highs will mostly stay in the upper 70s for a majority of the county, with 50s and 60s in the mountains.

The coast will start shifting to weak onshore winds, allowing temperatures to drop about 5 degrees from Friday to Saturday, but inland communities will continue to hover close to 70 degrees into the middle of next week.

Mild weather, and abundant sunshine

Friday's highs:
Coast: 76-81º
Inland: 76-81º
Mountains: 56-64º
Deserts: 73-78º

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