INTERAGENCY FIRE WEATHER CENTER PREDICTIVE SERVICES UNIT

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 30, 2015

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GEOGRAPHICAL AREA COORDINATION CENTER

RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA

A Pacific trough will deepen over the West Coast bringing a cooling trend to the region through the end of this week. Maximum temperatures will be near normal today, with 70s to low 80s across the mountains and mid 80s to mid 90s in the valleys. Temperatures will become several degrees below normal starting Tuesday. Westerly winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph will surface across the Tehachapi Mountains, Antelope Valley, and Banning Pass through Friday evening. The marine layer will deepen today, with morning low clouds and fog making it into most coastal valley locations Monday through the end of this week. Minimum humidity will be mainly between 15% and 30% above and inland from the marine layer through Friday. However, most desert locations will see minimum humidity between 8% and 15%. END/Shameson

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