INTERAGENCY FIRE WEATHER CENTER PREDICTIVE SERVICES UNIT

 

SUNDAY, MAY 24, 2015

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GEOGRAPHICAL AREA COORDINATION CENTER

RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA

A weak area of low pressure currently over Southern California will move quickly east into Arizona by later this morning and be replaced by a weak trough for a slow warming and drying trend through Wednesday. Temperatures will be near normal by Wednesday. Maximum temperatures will be in the mid 50s to mid 60s across the mountains, with upper 60s and 70s in the valleys today. Minimum humidity will be above 30% away from the deserts through Wednesday. Scattered afternoon showers and isolated thunderstorms will form over the Sierra through Wednesday. A ridge of high pressure will build into the West Coast bringing above normal temperatures and low humidity away from the coast Thursday into next weekend. A normal afternoon sea breeze will push inland each day through the end of this week. END/Shameson

 

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