San Diego's Weather Forecast for Aug. 13, 2021: Hot & humid

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Posted at 5:33 AM, Aug 13, 2021

Some parts of the county will see temperatures drop, while others will be even hotter. The humidity is expected to increase with possible storms starting Sunday.

Clouds will return to the coast, helping to drop temperatures a few degrees. A coastal low could help the cooling process, but it does look like we'll get to enjoy a nice mix of clouds and sunshine near the shore. The waves between 1-3 feet with of 4 feet. Low tide will be early in the morning at 7:29am and high tide will happen in the afternoon at 2:21pm. We have a low risk of rip currents, but remember always a good idea to stay close to a lifeguard and to pay attention to the possibility of rip currents.

While the coast and inland valleys will a minor drop in temperatures our deserts and mountains will be heating up, the hottest day will be Sunday. Also, the day we'll begin to see possible thunderstorms in the county. Monsoon thunderstorms will the risk of heavy rain and flash flooding, so stay vigilant to the changing conditions.

The chance for storms will last from Sunday through Wednesday. Peak activity will be over the mountains and deserts, but a few storms could move west into the valleys and potentially all the way to the coast. The best chance for storms to travel outside of the mountains westward will be on Monday, possibly Tuesday too.

Next week will stay humid, but temperatures could drop a few degrees mid to late week. The overall patter will be warm and humid, even as temperatures drop a few degrees. Monsoonal thunderstorms could be back for next weekend, stay tune to the details.

Saturday's Highs:
Coast: 73-78°
Inland: 82-93°
Mountains: 87-95°
Deserts: 104-109°

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