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
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