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San Diego's Weather Forecast for April 4, 2022: A warming trend begins this week

Posted at 5:10 AM, Apr 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-05 02:04:19-04

A warming trend is officially underway, temperatures will skyrocket later this week with Santa Ana winds also on tab.

A ridge of high pressure will build the rest of the week leading to summer-like temperatures for the second half of the week.

A Heat Advisory will go in effect Wednesday at 11 until 6pm Friday. Temperatures will soar 15 to 25 degrees above average, with record highs within reach Thursday and Friday.We can expect 80s at the coast, 90s inland, 80s in the mountains and 100 in the desert on the hottest days.

Santa Ana winds will develop Wednesday and Thursday. The winds will be weak to moderate gusting up to 40mph. High heat and lowering humidity will elevate fire danger, please be cautious and avoid machinery or anything that could potentially spark or start a fire.

Cooling begins Saturday when high pressure will start to break down and a storm to our north will help to usher back near normal temperatures. This weekend we'll see 70s dropping to 60s for the coast and mountains, 80s cooling to 70s inland while the deserts will drop from 100 to the low 90s.

Next week will start out much cooler, with a low pressure system moving over the west coast. Gusty westerly winds can also be expected.

Tuesday's Highs:
Coast: 66-75°
Inland: 75-83°
Mountains: 75-82°
Deserts: 92-97°

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